2021 ACS Award in the Chemistry of Materials

Congratulations to Prof. Yury Gogotsi who was selected as the recipient of the 2021 ACS Award in the Chemistry of Materials, sponsored by DuPont, for “groundbreaking research that includes the synthesis of novel classes of carbon-based nanomaterials and the elucidation of the mechanisms involved in capacitive energy storage”:


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.

Congratulations to Our 2020 Graduates

ECS Highly Cited Researchers

Prof. Yury Gogotsi is featured among Highly Cited Researchers, along with Prof. John Goodenough and many other colleagues, in the latest issues of the Interface magazine published by The Electrochemical Society. Click here to view the full list.

Alumni Wins NSF: GRFP Fellowship

Congratulations to our former undergraduate team member and MXene manufacturing senior design team leader Nick Trainor, who won a prestigious NSF graduate fellowship. Nick is pursuing PhD research on 2D materials at Penn State now. 


Congratulations to our alumna, Prof. Prineha Narang of Harvard University, who recently won a prestigious NSF Career Award. 


Drexel’s 40 Under 40

Congratulations our alumna Maria Lukatskaya, PhD ‘15,  on being selected among Drexel 40 under 40! https://drexelmagazine.org/2020/maria-lukatskaya/
Maria is now a faculty member in one of the best universities in the world – ETH Zurich.
Congratulations to Maria!

2020 Drexel Materials Awards Lunch

Congratulations to our group members who were recognized during the Materials Awards Lunch today: Liz, Simge, Christine, Asia, Xuehang, Bilen and Tyler.
Here are awards not listed in the program, but announced during the luncheon:
-Tyler Mathis and Xuehang Wang: DOE EFRC Team Science Award
-Simge Uzun and Bilen Akuzum: DOE EFRC Video Competition – Best Cinematography Award
-Christine Hatter: DuPont GOLD Research Seminar Competition – 2nd Place Award
-Xuehang Wang – Coltswold Foundation Grant Award
– Simge Uzun and Bilen Akuzum: 1st place MRS SciVid Competition

Drexel COE Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to our undergraduate researchers Liz Moroz and Christine Loh on winning COE Outstanding Undergraduate Student awards!

3 Students Win the Joseph and Shirley Carleone Fellowship

Congratulations to PhD Students, Asia Sarycheva, Bilen Akuzum, and Lutfi Agartan for winning the Joseph and Shirley Carleone Fellowship from Drexel’s College of Engineering. This his the highest number of recipients to the group in a single year. Congratulations to all!