Boota wins the H.H. Dow Memorial Student Achievement Award from ECS

Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate, Boota, who was just awarded the H.H. Dow Memorial Student Achievement Award but the Industrial Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering Division of ECS.  Boota will formally receive the award at the 2017 Spring ECS meeting in New Orleans. Congratulations!

1st International Conference of Molecular Engineering of Polymers

Prof. Yury Gogotsi attended MEP-2016 in Shanghai, China and presented an invited talk titled: “Better Than Nacre: Layered Composites With 2D Building Blocks.”


The 1st International Conference of Molecular Engineering of Polymers

Prof. Yury Gogotsi presented an invited lecture at the 1st International Conference of Molecular Engineering of Polymers meeting in Shanghai, China.



Celebrate National Nanotechnology Day

In preparation to the first ever National Nanotechnology Day, to be celebrated on Nov. 9th, several editors of ACS Nano put together a white paper, which has been featured by the American Chemical Society as the article of the day. The paper has already received endorsement from the White House.  Read the full paper here.

ISI Hot Papers

Three papers from the our group are listed as ISI Hot Papers (0.1% of all publications in the field in the past 2 years!).  This indicates the highest rate of citations within the academic field and is the highest recognition for publications from ISI.

Prediction and Characterization of MXene Nanosheet Anodes for Non-Lithium-Ion Batteries Times Cited: 71

Conductive two-dimensional titanium carbide ‘clay’ with high volumetric capacitance Times Cited: 146

Flexible MXene/Carbon Nanotube Composite Paper with High Volumetric Capacitance Times Cited: 63

Drexel researchers create MXenes to fight pollution

Read the latest Triangle story on our MXene research fighting electromagnetic pollution here.

Graduate College Doctoral Fellows

Congratulations to our PhD student Kanit, who has been featured among other Graduate College Doctoral Fellows  in the  newsletter of the Graduate College. There are just 9 Fellows in the entire university and we are proud to have one of them in our group.

PRiME ECS Fall 2016 Meeting

PhD Candidates, Katie VanAken, Muhammad Boota, and Mohammad Alhabib, will attend the ECS Fall meeting in Honolulu, HI this week.
Katie’s invited talk is titled, “Ionic liquid mixture electrolytes to increase the performance of electrochemical capacitors” and Mohammad’s talk is titled, “Ionic Liquid MXene-Based Pseudocapacitors”.