Author Archives: Nina Lane

Nina Lane receives the Leroy Resser Endowed Fellowship.

Congratulations to PhD student Nina Lane! She received the Leroy Resser Endowed Fellowship. The fellowship is a highly competitive award offered by Drexel University for graduate students with academic excellence.

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Michael receives the George Hill, Jr. Endowed Fellowship

Congratulations to PhD student Michael Naguib! He received the competitive George Hill, Jr. Endowed Fellowship. The fellowship is a highly competitive award offered by Drexel University for qualified candidates for the PhD program in an interdisciplinary program or research area … Continue reading

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Michael’s PhD Proposal

Congratulations to Michael Naguib! He successfully proposed his PhD thesis Thursday, March 8th, 2012. Michael’s PhD thesis is entitled “MXene: New Family of 2-D Materials, and its Potential Application in Lithium Ion Batteries.” See his proposal abstract here

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Philly Materials Day

Members of the MAX phase research group worked with other students, faculty, researchers, staff, and educators from Drexel, UPenn, and local institutes to run Philly Materials Day Saturday, February 4th, 2012. The day-long event featured demos, talks, and tons of … Continue reading

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Babak’s Cliff image wins NSF & Science magazine prize for people’s choice

“Cliff” image has been featured in Science, on BBC, National Geographic Continue reading

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Science is art

MAX group images were featured in the “Small and Exquisite” exhibit. Continue reading

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MAX on the APS calendar

Babak Anasori’s microscopy image is featured on the top of American Physical Society (APS) 2012 calendar, which is sent out to APS members. Click image to see pdf.

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New PhD Student

Newest MAX phase group member Joseph Halim starts as a PhD student January 2012. He will work with researchers at Linkoping University to characterize the electrical properties of 2-dimensional “MXenes.”

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2011 for the MAX Phase Research Group

2011 was a productive year for the MAX phase research group. Collectively, the group published ~27 papers over the past 12 months – that’s about one every two weeks!

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Michael at MRS

PhD student Michael Naguib presented some of his work on MXenes at the MRS fall meeting, which was held November 28 – December 2, 2011 in Boston, MA. Michael’s poster is entitled “Two-Dimensional Nanocrystals of Transition Metal Carbides and Nitrides … Continue reading

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