Author Archives: Babak

Michael Naguib Wins the “Outstanding Promise Doctoral Award”

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Naguib! He has been selected to receive an Outstanding Promise Doctoral Award in the area of Mathematical Sciences and Engineering. At every Commencement, three awards are presented to graduating doctoral students who are deemed to exhibit … Continue reading

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Babak Anasori wins the “Doctoral Research Excellence Award”

Congratulations to PhD student Babak Anasori! He won the “Doctoral Research Excellence Award”. Graduate Student Excellence Committee selects graduate students who have exhibited outstanding research, scholarship, and/or creativity in the past year. The 2014 awards were presented at the Drexel … Continue reading

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Babak Anasori wins the “Teaching Achievement Award”

Congratulations to PhD student Babak Anasori! He won the “Teaching Achievement Award”. Undergraduate students and faculty nominate graduate student TAs for the awards, and recipients are determined by a Teaching Excellence Committee based on the nominations, recommendation letters and recipients’ … Continue reading

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Michael Naguib Receives MRS Gold Award

Congratulations to PhD student Michael Naguib! He won the “Gold Award in Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Awards”. The awards honor students who excel in research and academic achievements. MRS looks to recognize those students who show particular promise … Continue reading

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Michael Naguib Named Wigner Fellow

Congratulations to PhD student Michael Naguib! He has been named a “Eugene P. Wigner Fellow”. The highly competitive Eugene P. Wigner Fellowship is the most prestigious fellowship at “Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)”. Named for Eugene P. Wigner, Nobel Laureate … Continue reading

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Babak’s electron microscopy image wins the Roland B. Snow award in MS&T 2013

For the second year in a row Ph.D. students Babak Anasori and Michael Naguib received the Roland B. Snow Award from the American Ceramic Society for their work on “The Carbon-Anatase Dog”. This award is presented for the best ceramographic … Continue reading

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The MAX Phases Book

Prof. Barsoum’s new book entitled “MAX Phases: Properties of Machinable Ternary Carbides and Nitrides” is published. This is the first comprehensive book on MAX Phases, from both an experimental and a theoretical viewpoint, which covers elastic, electrical, thermal, chemical and … Continue reading

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MXene Featured on The Guardian

In an article entitled “The weird world of the incredibly small” in the Science News of The Guardian News an image of MXene was featured as one of the 11 images. The image was originally one of the winners in … Continue reading

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Babak and Michael win in IMC 2013

For the third year in a row PhD students Babak Anasori and Michael Naguib won in International Metallographic Contest (IMC) held by the International Metallographic Society, an affiliate of ASM International! Their poster entitled “Nano titania/carbon sheets hybrid structure by … Continue reading

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Prof. Barsoum receives the Outstanding Research Award

Congratulations to Prof. Michel Barsoum! He received the OutStanding Research Award from Materials Science and Engineering department in Drexel University.

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