Author: Nanomaterials Group

NMG Members Win NSF Visualization Challenge

“Wearable Power,” a poster which depicts research in turning carbon materials into wearable energy storage devices, been recognized by the National Science Foundation as a First Place winner in its 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. In addition, the poster by Kristy Jost, Babak Anasori, and Dr. Majid Beidaghi (advised by Prof. Genevieve Dion […]

Dyatkin Outlines “Materials Voice” Efforts in MRS Intersections

NMG PhD candidate Boris Dyatkin volunteered at the “Materials Voice” booth at the Fall Materials Research Society Meeting in Boston, encouraging attendees to write letters to their representatives in Washington emphasizing the importance of substantial federal funding for research. Boris has recounted his experience as a Materials Voice volunteer in the Winter 2014 issue of […]

Catching Up: 2013 Lindau Meeting

Last year, Nanomaterials Group PhD candidate Kristy Jost was named a Graduate Student Award winner for the 2013 Lindau Meeting, giving her the opportunity to attend the annual Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany in June. The 2013 meeting was focused on Chemistry and Chemistry-related fields. Jost works on developing “smart” and electronic […]

Van Aken Wins ACS “Nano” Design Contest

The Nanomaterials Group’s Katie Van Aken won the first ACS Publications “Nano” T-shirt design contest. Katie’s design will now become the official inspiration for a new ACS Publications “Nano” t-shirt. For more information about the contest and a photo of Katie’s winning design, see the ACS post here.    

NMG Members at MRS Meeting

NMG Members will be presenting at a number of lectures and sessions at the 2013 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston ( See the list below: Monday 8:00-8:30am: CC 101, Synthesis and Energy Storage Properties of Two-Dimensional Materials. Dunn, Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom C. 8:00-11: Poster FF 322, Ionic Liquid Electrolyte Dynamics in Porous Architectures of […]

“Green Supercapacitor” Paper Featured by ChemSusChem

“Development of a Green Supercapacitor Composed Entirely of Environmentally Friendly Materials,” by Nanomaterials Group members Boris Dyatkin, Maria Lukatskaya, Majid Beidaghi and Min Heon, along with NMG alum Volker Presser, is featured on the back cover of the ChemSusChem December issue. The back cover image, designed by fellow NMG member Kristy Jost, shows the structure […]

NMG Entry is Finalist in NSF Visualization Challenge

“Wearable Power,” by Kristy Jost, Babak Anasori, and Majid Beidaghi, has been selected as a finalist in its category in the National Science Foundation Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge. The entry is also eligible for the People’s Choice award – click here to vote. The poster describes a collaborative research project that seeks to develop wearable […]

Nano 2014 Symposium Information

Dr. Gogotsi, along with Drexel MSE Assistant Professor Dr. Ekaterina Pomerantseva and Dr. Eugene Goodilin of Moscow State, will be organizing a symposium on “Formation, Shaping and Self-assembly of Inorganic Nanoparticles; Carbon Nanomaterials” at the XII International Conference on Nanostructured Materials (“Nano 2014”) in July. This section includes all kinds of carbon nanomaterials, formation mechanisms of […]

NMG Wins 5th Roland Snow Award

For the fifth time in the last decade, a Nanomaterials Group submission has won the Roland B. Snow Award at the annual American Ceramic Society meeting. The Snow award is presented to the Best of Show winner of the Ceramographic Exhibit & Competition, an annual poster exhibit to promote the use of microscopy and microanalysis […]

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