2016 American Ceramic Society Meeting

Prof. Gogotsi, Dr.  Meng-Qiang Zhao, and PhD Candidate Joe Halim are attending the American Ceramic Society Meeting in Daytona Beach, FL (http://ceramics.org/icacc16-technical-program).

Prof. Gogotsi will give three invited talks on MXenes, Meng-Qiang will give two talks, and Joe has a talk and a poster presentation.  DNI alumni Michael Naguib is a Symposiuum co-oirganizer.

Babak wins Postdoctoral Award from the Materials Research Society

Congratulations toDr. Babak Anasori, DNI Research Associate,  on winning a Postdoctoral Award from the Materials Research Society (MRS) “for innovative research on 2D materials, creative and artistic ways of presenting science, dedication to andlove of teaching, and student mentoring.”  Babak is in a very good company of researchers from the world best universities: http://www.mrs.org/postdoctoral/

This very competitive and prestigious international award and will be given to Babak at the Spring MRS meeting in Phoenix, AZ: http://www.mrs.org/spring2016/

This is a great achievement and a well deserved recognition for Babak! Congratulations once again!

Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher

Prof. Yury Gogotsi has been named a 2015 Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters.  This distinction is awarded  due to the number of citations a researcher’s work has received from  fellow researchers. Congratulations to all!

FIRST-EFRC Mid-Term Review and Presentations

Prof. Gogotsi, Katie Van Aken and Muhammed Boota traveled to Washington, D.C. to present their FIRST EFRC mid-term review.

Lab Manager Position

Prof. Yury Gogotsi’s Nanomaterials Group is hiring a Lab Manager for their laboratory.  Please view the position listing here.

Prof. Gogotsi Appointed as Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Prof. Yury Gogotsi has been appointed as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.  RSC is a very large professional society with about 51,000 members. According to Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Society_of_Chemistry) :

“The designation FRSC is given to a group of elected Fellows of the society who have made major contributions to chemistry and other interface disciplines. The names of Fellows are published each year in The Times (London).” Congratulations

Atomically Thin Films Grow In Number

Check Out Top Research of 2015 selected by C&EN: Atomically Thin Films Grow In Number2-D Materials: New methods for preparing the materials could lead to smaller, faster electronics, by Mitch Jacoby

You’ll see a picture from our MXene article published in the October issue of ACS Nano:
B. Anasori Y. Xie, M. Beidaghi, J. Lu, B. Hosler, L. Hultman, P. Kent, Y. Gogotsi, M. W. Barsoum, Two-Dimensional, Ordered, Double Transition Metals Carbides (MXenes), ACS Nano9 (10) 9507–9516 (2015) (cover article)
Congratulations to Babak and his co-authors!

Most Downloaded Articles

Congratulations to Boris on his paper with our former team member and currently Professor at TU Darmstadt Bastian Etzold.  The paper titled “Synthesis of carbon core–shell pore structures and their performance as supercapacitors” is on the list of the most downloaded articles from Microporous and Mesoporous Materials for the past 90 days: