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Dr. Barsoum’s Featured Work on Pyramids of Giza

Professor Michel Barsoum and colleagues have found scientific evidence that parts of the Great Pyramids of Giza were built using an early form of concrete, debunking an age old myth that they were built using only cut limestone blocks. View … Continue reading

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Dr.Barsoum gives Plenary Talk in Poitiers, France

Dr.Barsoum gave the plenary talk covering his decades of research on the MAX phases and more recent work on MXenes, the 2D nanomaterials derived from the former, to start the International Workshop on MAX Phases for Harsh Environments at Poitiers, … Continue reading

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Dr. Barsoum and LSG Alumni Among Top 1% Cited in 2018

Clarivate Analytics recognizes Dr. Barsoum for his research performance demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for 2018 in the field of Materials Science & Engineering as per Web of Science. … Continue reading

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Mike Ghidiu Successfully defends PhD Thesis!

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Ghidu, who successfully defended his PhD thesis on the interactions between water and ions with MXenes!

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Prof. Barsoum elected to Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

Congratulations to Dr.Barsoum, for getting elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences as a Foreign Member!

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Bulk Ripplocations: New Deformation Micromechanism Discovered

Dislocation theory has been very well established and has been successful in understanding the deformation of metals, but it has never properly explained the ripples and kink bands that are formed when layered materials (e.g. graphite, ice, MAX phases) are … Continue reading

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Babak, Darin and Michael win in IMC 2012

PhD students Babak Anasori, Darin Tallman and Michael Naguib win first place for their poster entitled “Kinking Deformation of a Ternary Carbide in High Temperature Creep in Air” in the the 2012 International Metallographic Contest held by the International Metallographic … Continue reading

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Alex leads the Thai Harvest Initiative

PhD student Alex Moseson is currently implementing a patent-pending rice planting device in rural Thailand – the culmination of two years of work led by Alex and with the invaluable support of a senior design team, a church, an NGO, … Continue reading

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Highlight: MAX Phase Review Article

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Babak Anasori Wins Best Junior Researcher Award at TMS 2011 Annual Meeting

MAX Phase Group PhD student Babak Anasori won the First Place Best Junior Researcher Award in the 2011 Nanomaterials Symposium for his poster presented during the TMS 2011 Annual Meeting and Exhibition that was held in San Diego, CA, February … Continue reading

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