Congratulations to Dr. Jiabin Wu

Congratulations to Dr. Jiabin Wu, who was a visiting student at Drexel in 2018, on the occasion of his appointment as Assistant Professor at Dongguk University in Seoul, South Korea.

Prof. Gleb Yushin Elected Fellow

DNI Alum, Dr. Gleb Yushin, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech, Editor-in-Chief of Materials Today, and Co-Founder and CTO, Sila Nanotechnologies, Inc., was elected a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS),  The Electrochemical Society (ECS) and the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) this year.   This is a well-deserved recognition of his achievements! We wish Gleb further successes.

Dr. Göknur Cambaz Büke Appointed Vice President for Research at TOBB

Göknur Cambaz Büke, Drexel PhD 2008, who is currently on faculty in the Department of Materials Science and Nanotechnology Engineering, also acting as Vice Director of the Graduate School of Engineering and Science at TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, TURKEY, has been appointed Vice President for Research and Innovation at TOBB.  This is a major achievement in such a short time after graduation!

Top 5 Trending Authors

Our recent alum, Prof. Babak Anasori, is among top 5 trending authors in the field of Materials Science. He is also No. 20 in the world in Prestige in the field, in top 50 most cited authors (#46) and in top 100 in h-index in Materials Science for the past 5-year period in the world.  Check Microsoft Academic:


Babak received his PhD from Drexel MSE in 2014 (advisor – Prof. M.W. Barsoum) and stayed as post-doc and Research Asst. Prof.  in my group for several year prior to joining IUPUI in summer 2019. He is a rising star. A major star already.

Nanometer-thin EMI shielding with MXene

Our work with Dr. Chong Min Koo, Steven Kim and KAIST and KIST collaborators, which was a cover article in Advanced Materials, the top journal in our field, received unsolicited coverage online:
It has been highlighted on several news website in Korea for the past few weeks and has been translated into English, hitting the news in the US.  Congratulations to the team! 
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