Professor Yury Gogotsi Participating in YUCOMAT 2022 as the Chair of the Scientific Committee and Plenary Speaker

Professor Yury Gogotsi is going to participate in YUCOMAT 2022 as the Chair of the Scientific Committee and a plenary speaker:

Below is what local press writes about the conference:

DNI PhD Student Sokhna Dieng Awarded the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Award

Congratulations to DNI PhD student Sokhna Dieng for being awarded the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Award in support of Dieng’s studies and work at Drexel. The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Award’s long-term goal is to accelerate gender equality in STEM by generating conditions that result in more women pursuing scientific careers through alleviating some of the barriers they encounter when enrolling in STEM disciplines. Sokhna Dieng will be working on the development of 2D carbides and nitrides known as MXenes. She will explore synthesis and potential applications of this quickly expanding family of materials with outstanding electrochemical, optical, mechanical, and other properties.

Professor Yury Gogotsi Honored with Innovation Award from ‘Materials Today’

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, was recently named the recipient of the 2021 Materials Today Innovation Award, one of the most prestigious and exclusive awards in the field of materials.

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DNI Members Featured in DrexelNews

DrexelNews article International Fellows Advancing Their Research With Drexel Materials features interviews with several DNI members.

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Visiting Scholar Laura Fusco Selected to Attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Marie Curie Global Fellow Laura Fusco, a visiting scholar in Yury Gogotsi’s Nanomaterials Group, has been selected to participate in the 71st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, to be held from June 26 to July 1, 2022 in Lindau, Germany.

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Barsoum and Gogotsi Named to List of Top Materials Scientists

Distinguished Professor Michel Barsoum and Distinguished University and Bach Professor Yury Gogotsi have been named to’s 1st edition of their annual ranking for top materials scientists in the U.S. and worldwide.