Engineering professor Dr. Yury Gogotsi, director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, at the official opening of the Drexel – SARI Center in Shanghai

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A global leader in innovative research and experiential education, Drexel University is blazing the trails forward through diverse and unique collaborations in China. Engineering professor Dr. Yury Gogotsi, director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, plans to expand his study of nanomaterials for biomedical applications with SARI colleagues at the Drexel-SARI Center....
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A global leader in innovative research and experiential education, Drexel University is blazing the trails forward through diverse and unique collaborations in China.

Drexel enhances its global impact and fosters people to people diplomacy through exchanges, the arts and its distinctive international joint research center model.  Recent examples of the joint research model include the Drexel SARI Research Center in Shanghai.  and the Drexel-IDR Research HUB with Hebrew University.   University roots in China run broad and deep, crossing geographic, disciplinary and industry boundaries.  Drexel has formal partnerships with numerous academic and scientific institutions in China from academies of fine art and top universities to the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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Official Opening of the Drexel – SARI Center in Shanghai Drexel alumnus and President of the Shanghai branch of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Dr. Jiang Mianheng
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Professor Yury Gogotsi, Undergraduate, Amanda Pentecost and PhD. Candidate Ioannis Neitzel, with SARI colleagues at the Drexel-SARI Center. Engineering professor Dr. Yury Gogotsi, director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, plans to expand his study of nanomaterials for biomedical applications with SARI colleagues at the Drexel-SARI Center.

 

June 7, 2012 the delegation had traveled to Shanghai where in addition to Orchestra concerts and activities, they celebrated the opening of the Drexel-SARI Center, the release of the Chinese version of The Man Who Made Wall Street: Anthony J. Drexel and The Rise of Modern Finance, and met with distinguished partners.

Collaboration – Innovation – Dedication - Cooperation. These were the guiding themes expressed in both words and actions during the momentous inauguration of the new joint research center in China.  Leaders John A. Fry and Jiang Mianheng marked the official opening of the Drexel-SARI Center in Shanghai on June 6 with a celebration at the Center that included a unique international performance by musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra. Drexel signed an agreement with the Shanghai Advanced Research Institute (SARI), Chinese Academy of Sciences to launch the Drexel-SARI Center last October.  Founded in Beijing in 1949, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is a leading academic institution and comprehensive research and development center in natural science, technological science and high-tech innovation.

Located in the Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Park, the Drexel-SARI Center will be a home for Drexel’s research collaborations and educational partnerships with SARI and other institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, offering Drexel faculty insight into the latest technology and innovation in China. The Center will also serve as a base in Shanghai for other Drexel educational endeavors including internships, co-ops, and symposia.

Engineering professor Dr. Yury Gogotsi, director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, plans to expand his study of nanomaterials for biomedical applications with SARI colleagues at the Drexel-SARI Center.  Two of Dr. Gogotsi’s students have already begun research at SARI: Undergraduate, Amanda Pentecost and PhD. Candidate Ioannis Neitzel.

Source: www.drexel.edu

 

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ICEnSM 2017. 2017 International Conference on Energy Storage Materials, Shenzhen, China, November 18-21, 2017

The First International Conference on Energy Storage Materials Professor Yury Gogotsi from Drexel University, USA, has won the 2017 Energy Storage Materials Award, which is awarded by the journal Energy Storage Materials. The Award will be presented to Professor Gogotsi at the ICEnSM 2017 (2017 International Conference on Energy Storage Materials), which will be held in Shenzhen, China, on Nov. 18-21, 2017.

 
Congratulations to professor Yury Gogotsi for being named 2017 Highly Cited Researcher in two categories!

altHis research ranks among the top 1% most cited works in his field and during its year of publication, earning the mark of exceptional impact. This year is the first time Yury Gogotsi made this list in two categories - Materials Science and Chemistry.

 
Nanodiamonds Can Prevent Lithium Battery Fires

Nanodiamonds in the electrolyte solution of lithium ion batteries prevent the formation of dendrites that cause runaway heat-up resulting in fires. Source: Drexel University and Tsinghua UniversityScientists researching battery-related fires and explosions, such as the incidents that got Samsung Galaxy Note 7s banned from airline flights last year, took the first step toward preventing the fires when they traced the source of the runaway heat buildup to small dendrites that form between the anode and cathode. Now a materials specialist at Drexel University (Philadelphia) has proposed a low-cost, easy way to prevent the dendrites from forming.

 
Congrats to professor Yury Gogotsi on winning the 2017 Changbai Mountain Friendship Award

Receiving a Changbai Mountain Friendship Award from the vice-governor of Jilin Province at the National Day foreign experts reception.Professor Yury Gogotsi from Drexel University, USA, received the 2017 Changbai Mountain Friendship Award from the vice-governor of Jilin Province at the National Day foreign experts reception.

 
Congarstulations to professor Yury Gogotsi from Drexel University, USA, who has won the 2017 Energy Storage Materials Award

yury gogotsiCongarstulations to professor Yury Gogotsi from Drexel University, USA, who has won the 2017 Energy Storage Materials Award,and is awarded by Energy Storage Materials journal.

 
Partial breaking of the Coulombic ordering of ionic liquids confined in carbon nanopores

An international team of researchers, including Drexel's Yury Gogotsi, PhD, observed that ions will forgo their typical alternating charge ordering when they are forced to jam into a small, sub-nanometer-sized, space — a behavior modification not unlike people relinquishing personal space in order to pack into a crowded subway car. The discovery could lead to safer energy storage devices and better water filtration membranes.In their most recent paper in Nature Materials researcher from Drexel University led by prof. Yury Gogotsi showed that Coulombic ordering reduces when the pores can accommodate only a single layer of ions. The non-Coulombic ordering is further enhanced in the presence of an applied electric potential. 

 
Researcers from Drexel University have developed a recipe that can turn electrolyte solution into a safeguard against the chemical process that leads to battery-related disasters

Recipe for Safer Batteries — Just Add DiamondsResearchers described a process by which nanodiamonds — tiny diamond particles 10,000 times smaller than the diameter of a hair — curtail the electrochemical deposition, called plating, that can lead to hazardous short-circuiting of lithium ion batteries.

 
Triangle Talks with Yury Gogotsi

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Yury Gogotsi is a researcher in the Drexel University Nanomaterials Group. He and his colleagues discovered a series of novel materials known as MXenes. 

 
Yury Gogotsi is the most influential scientist of modern Ukraine

altThe life of Yury Gogotsi is a constant back and forth between the top laboratories in the world, writing articles in the best scientific journals and research materials that can change the world around them. 

 
Professor Yury Gogotsi , Drexel University, USA, received an Honorary Doctorate from Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine, June 20, 2017.

Deputy Directors of IPMS NAS professors Dr. Ragulya, Dr. Baglyuk, Mr. Zavorotnyi, Honorary Professor of IPMS NASU Yury Gogotsi,  Scientific Secretary Dr. Kartuzov and Dr. Firstov Professor Yury Gogotsi , Drexel University, USA,  received an Honorary Doctorate from Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science, National Academy of Science of Ukraine.

 
Professor Yury Gogotsi was speaking about nanotechnology in energy storage at the World Science Festival 2017

Professor Yury Gogotsi at World Science Festival 2017Join world-class nanoscientists and environmental leaders to explore how the capacity to harness molecules and atoms is accelerating spectacular inventions — including light-weight “wonder materials,” vital energy-storage technologies, and new sources of renewable energy — which promise to redefine the very future of energy.

 
MXenes are at the forefront of 2D materials research

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Research of 2D MXenes is prominently featured in an article in Chemical & Engineering News - bulletin of the American Chemical Society that goes in hard copy to more than 150,000 subscribers. No doubt, MXenes are at the forefront of 2D materials research.

 
IDEATION Seminars: A New Platform for Innovation Management, Promotion, Licensing, Technology Transfer and Commercialization, June 7 at 14:30, KPI, Kyiv

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Nano Iguana became a 1st place winner at 2017 MRS Science as Art Competition

Entry Nano Iguana became a 1st place winner at Science as Art Competition 2017: Nano-anatase (TiO2) crystals decorating graphene-like carbon, fabricated by oxidizing 2d Ti3C2 MXene powder, presented by A. J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute and Department of Materials Science  and Engineering, Drexel University, USAResearch team from Drexel University lead by professor Yury Gogotsi produced an award-wining entry and became the 1st place winner in Science as Art competition at 2017 MRS Spring meeting in Phoenix.

 
1st Africa Energy Materials conference, 28 – 31 March 2017, Pretoria, South Africa

1st Africa Energy Materials conference On the first day of the conference, on March 28, the conference participants had an opportunity to attend a plenary lecture "Two-Dimensional Materials for High Rate and High-energy Density Storage" by invited plenary speaker professor Yury Gogotsi, Distinguished University Professor and Trustee Chair of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University, and Director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute