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Conference speaker

Yury Gogotsi


Yury Gogotsi

Drexel University, USA

Talk: 2D carbides, nitrides, oxycarbides, and carbonitrides (MXenes) expand the nanomaterials world

Prof. Yury Gogotsi is a global scientist, born and educated in Ukraine, and trained in Western Europe and Japan. He is a chaired Distinguished University Professor and Director of the A. J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute at Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA.

His research focuses on nanomaterials, materials chemistry, and electrochemistry. For development of carbide-derived carbons and other nanomaterials with tunable porosity for electrochemical capacitors, visualization of liquids in carbon nanotubes, discovery of new carbon nanostructures and MXenes he received numerous awards, including the Materials Today Innovation Award, S. Somiya Award from IUMRS, and MRS Medal. He was elected a Fellow of eight professional societies, including the National Academy of Inventors, European Academy of Sciences, and World Academy of Ceramics. He also holds honorary degrees from several European Universities.

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