Drexel's Yury Gogotsi became 2012 European Carbon Association Award Laureate

The ECA selected Gogotsi, who is a distinguished University professor in Drexel’s College of Engineering and Trustee Chair of Materials Science, in acknowledgment of his involvement in the education and training of young carbon scientists at Drexel and around the world.
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The research of Drexel University’s Dr. Yury Gogotsi, director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, has unlocked new and exciting uses of carbon that range from energy storage technology to biomedical applications. His contributions to the field of research and the international carbon research community were recognized by the European Carbon Association as an ECA Award Laureate at the 2012 World Conference on Carbon in Cracow, Poland on June 17-22. Additionally, the honor recognizes his contributions to the research activities of several European groups and laboratories based in France, Germany and Ukraine, among others.

2012 World Conference on Carbon in Cracow, Poland on June 17-22 Dr. Yury Gogotsi, director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute Dr. Yury Gogotsi, director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute received ECA Award 2012 from Мarc Мonthioux Professor Yury Gogotsi - laureate ЕСА Award 2012 At the conference carbon 2012: Professor Yury Gogotsi with Dr. Maarten Biesheuvel, Wetsus, centre of excellence for sustainable water technology,  Wageningen University, Department of Environmental technology Yury Gogotsi and his wife Larissa Gogotsi

Among Gogotsi’s achievements on the international stage is his appointment as the lead partner representing the United States in the Erasmus Mundus international joint degree program “Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion.” The program is a partnership between seven universities in the United States, Poland, France, China and Spain that provides a two-year international master’s degree in energy sciences. In addition, Gogotsi has collaborated with leading researchers in France, the United Kingdom, Germany and Ukraine and served as the leader for several international sponsored research projects. He currently oversees a group of 20 graduate, undergraduate and post-doctoral research associates in carbon nanomaterials research.

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