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  • MXene Immune Cell Research Takes Flight

    MXene Immune Cell Research Takes Flight

    PhD student, Benj Chacon, has just returned to Drexel from his parabolic flight in Bordeaux, France where he was a passenger and researcher on the zero-gravity flight. Along with DNI alum and Marie Curie Fellow, Dr. Laura Fusco, the collaborators carried immune cells treated with MXenes in their research to explore how they can help…

  • Nanoscientists Taking on Climate Change

    Nanoscientists Taking on Climate Change

    Yury Gogotsi was quoted in the October 6 article “Nanoscientists Taking on Climate Change” in In Chemistry giving his opinion about how nanomaterials can contribute to a sustainable future and decrease energy consumption/waste. Read more here: https://inchemistry.acs.org/careers/nanoscientists-taking-on-climate-change.html?fbclid=IwAR0AHSSUB9Df2AQCsaT8mxrtUaQ3vHsMcfpJMmQZ58H-LRr64trRNru2baA 

  • 2022 Stanford List Includes 13 DNI Alumni and Professor Gogotsi Ranks #27 in the WORLD

    2022 Stanford List Includes 13 DNI Alumni and Professor Gogotsi Ranks #27 in the WORLD

    According to the Stanford List, Professor Gogotsi now ranks 27th in the world among all scientists in all disciplines and the 3rd in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, as well as #3 in Materials Science in 2022. Former DNI students and post-docs Mohit Saraf, Kanit Hantanasirisakul, Mohamed Alhabeb, Kathleen Maleski, Mykola Seredych, Meikang Han, Babak Anasori, Maria…

  • Professor Yury Gogotsi Awarded the Jan Czochralski Award

    Professor Yury Gogotsi Awarded the Jan Czochralski Award

    On September 20, 2023 at the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) meeting, Professor Gogotsi was awarded the Jan Czochralski Award. The award is named for Jan Czochralski, the most cited Polish scientists of all time. He is the creator of the Czochralski method, used for growing single crystals. When applied to germanium and silicon, the…

  • Publishing Advice for Young Scientists

    Publishing Advice for Young Scientists

    A new interview with Prof. Gogotsi is available on the EChem Channel on YouTube! In this video, Dr. Yuan Zhang and Dr. John Wang interviewed Prof. Yury Gogotsi. As a prominent member of the electrochemistry community, he had some suggestions for young scientists in the field of nanomaterials and electrochemistry.   Watch here: Interviewing Prof. Yury…

  • DNI STAR Students Shine at STAR Summer Showcase

    DNI STAR Students Shine at STAR Summer Showcase

    Undergraduate STAR students in our group had the opportunity to present their MXene research at the STAR Summer Showcase on Drexel’s campus on Thursday, August 31. Prastuti (mentor Stefano Ippolito) presented her research titled, “Fast Gelation of MXene Induced by Metal Ions”, Jaxon (mentor John Wang) presented his research titled, “Optimization of In Situ Cell to…

  • Gogotsi Scopus h-index Reaches 200

    Gogotsi Scopus h-index Reaches 200

    Congratulations to Yury Gogotsi as his h-index in Scopus has reached 200!   Prof Gogotsi thanks generations of students & post-docs as well as many collaborators in the US and abroad who shaped several new #materials research fields and opened many new research directions.

  • YUCOMAT 2023 Program Available

    YUCOMAT 2023 Program Available

    The General Program of the 24th MRS-Serbia Annual Conference YUCOMAT 2023 (September 4-8, 2023, Hunguest Hotel Sun Resort, Herceg Novi, Montenegro) is now available!   Read more here: https://mrs-serbia.org.rs/index.php/general-conference-programme2023

  • Summer Interns

    Summer Interns

    DNI was honored to host three high school interns this summer!   These impressive teens, Faraz, Carnegie, and Alejandro joined us from July 5-August 4 for an intensive internship working alongside PhD students Eliot Precetti, Roman Rakhmanov, and Jamie FitzPatrick.   Faraz and Eliot studied MXene in silkworms in an effort to create MXene silk threads, Carnegie…

  • Professor Gogotsi to Deliver Plenary Lecture at the SGEST Symposium

    Professor Gogotsi to Deliver Plenary Lecture at the SGEST Symposium

    Professor Gogotsi will deliver a plenary lecture titled “2D MXenes for Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications” at the Inaugural Symposium on Sustainable and Green Electrochemical Science and Technology (SGEST) September 27-29, 2023 CEST, VISTEC, Rayong, Thailand.  Registration: https://www.vistec.ac.th/news-events/events/20