Drexel REU on Energy and the Environment

Our 2018 REU Program is now OPEN for applications!
Drexel REU on Energy and the Environment
June 18 – August 10, 2018
Apply Here:  http://drexel.edu/iexe/education/research-experience-for-undergrads/
Learn more about the program here.

DNI at MRS Fall 2017 Meeting

Several member and alumni of the Nanomaterials Group attend the 2017 Fall MRS meeting in Boston.  Patrick delivered an impressive talk to a very large audience today (see the attached picture). Prof. Gogotsi gave his invited talk as well.  Dr. Babak Anasori also hosted his SciVid competition.  You can view a full schedule of the group’s presentations below, as well as some photos from the event.

NM04.01.09: 2D Molybdenum Nitride and Vanadium Nitride Synthesized by Ammoniation of Transition Metal Carbides (MXenes)
11:00AM – 11:15AM, Mon Nov 27
Hynes, Level 3, Room 312
Patrick Urbankowski (Talk)

NM02.02.06: Freestanding Carbon Composite Film Electrodes for Electrochemical Capacitors
3:30PM – 4:00PM, Mon Nov 27
Hynes, Level 3, Room 302
Yury Gogotsi (Talk)

NM03.05.03: Tunnel Manganese Oxide Nanowires for High-Performance Electrochemical Energy Storage and Water Desalination
9:30AM – 9:45AM, Tue Nov 28
Hynes, Level 3, Room 310
Bryan Byles (Talk)

NM04.07.05: 2D Atomic Sandwiches in Ordered Multi-Elemental MXenes
9:15AM – 9:30AM, Wed Nov 29
Hynes, Level 3, Room 312
Babak Anasori (Talk)

EM10.06.09: Optoelectronic Properties of Solution-Processed 2D Metal Carbides (MXenes)
11:00AM – 11:15AM, Wed Nov 29
Hynes, Level 1, Room 103
Kathleen Maleski (Talk)

NM04.07.11: Salt-Templated Synthesis of Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Nitrides and Their Magnetic and Electrochemical Properties
11:30AM – 11:45AM, Wed Nov 29
Hynes, Level 3, Room 312
Xu Xiao (Talk)

NM04.09.09: 2D Transition Metal Carbide/Nitride (MXenes) Fillers as Structural Reinforcers in Polymer Nanocomposites
8:00PM – 10:10PM, Wed Nov 29
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B
Christine Hatter (Poster)

EM03.16.02: MXene-Based Sensors for Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
2:15PM – 2:30PM, Thu Nov 30
Hynes, Level 1, Room 104
Asia Sarycheva (Talk)

Boota Goes to Intel

DNI and MESC alumnus, Muhammad Boota, who recently defended his PhD thesis, will be joining Intel Corporation as Process Engineer in early December 2017. Congratulations to Boota!

Prof. Gleb Yushin – Highly Cited Researcher

Congratulations to Prof. Gleb Yushin, a former post-doctoral researcher and Research Assistant Professor at DNI, who was named among the most cited scientists in the world. He is among less than 20 ECS members that made the list and is one of the youngest on that list: View the full list here

Congratulations to Gleb!

2017 Energy Storage Materials Award

Congratulations to Prof. Yury Gogotsi for being awarded the 2017 Energy Storage Materials Award (Elsevier) in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the field of energy storage materials and development.

The First International Conference on Energy Storage Materials 2017

Prof. Gogotsi delivered the a Keynote lecture on Sunday, November 19th at the First International Conference on Energy Storage Materials in Shenzhen, China.  Numerous DNI alumni, including Zifeng Lin from Toulouse, France and Xinbing Cheng, from Tsinghua also attended the conference.


Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science

Congratulations to BS alumna Pri Narang (currently, Asst. Prof. at Harvard) on a major national recognition. She has been selected by Forbes Among 30 Under 30 in science for her work on quantum-engineered materials.


MXene Ugly Duckling, Second Place in NanoArt Competition

Congratulations to undergraduate researchers Saleesha and Pavel on winning the second place prize in the Penn NanoArt Competition for their MXene Ugly Duckling image. https://singhcon.nano.upenn.edu/nanoart-competition/

Nanodiamonds Found to Prevent Lithium Battery Fires

Our work on nanodiamond additive suppressing lithium dendrites keeps attracting attention of news media. This article titled “Nanodiamonds Found to Prevent Lithium Battery Fires” was published in EE Times this week.