Novel Energy Materials at Tulane University
December 13-15, 2022
Dr Naguib delivered a keynote talk titled "Manipulating 2D Materials at the Nano and Atomic Scales for Energy Applications" at the International Conference on Emerging Materials for Sustainable Energy and Environment that was held in Malaysia.
November 15, 2022
Dr Naguib has been listed, for the third time, as a Highly Cited Researcher, by Clarivate Analytics. According to Clarivate: "Out of nearly 8M researchers in the world, less than 1% have published papers over the last decade that rank in the top 1% of citations for field and year. These are our Highly Cited Researchers. "
November 1, 2022
Dr Naguib has been awarded the 2022 InfoMat Junior Researcher Award.
September 26, 2022
Kaitlyn Prenger defended successfully her PhD thesis titled "MXenes and their Heterostructures with Oxides as Electrodes for Supercapacitors". Congratulation Dr Prenger!!
August 1-3, 2022
Our Novel Energy Materials group participated in the The 2nd International Conference at Drexel University. Students presented posters and Dr Naguib participated as a panelist in two of the panels. Majed won the 2nd best poster award (among 90 posters). Congratulations Majed!
July 1, 2022
Our recent paper titled "Transition Metal Carbo-Chalcogenide “TMCC” a New Family of Two-dimensional Materials" that was published in
Advanced Materials was featured as a cover for the journal issue 26 (2022). This paper received lots of online media attention
Congratulations to Majed and all co-authors!
May 8-13, 2022
Four of our Novel Energy Material group members delivered oral and invited talks at the 2022 MRS Spring Meeting in Honolulu, HI, USA.
February 1, 2022
Our recent paper titled "Two-dimensional titanium carbonitride MXene as a highly efficient electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction" that was published in Materials Report: Energy was featured as a cover for the journal issue 1 (2022).
Congratulations to Kun, Anika and all co-authors!
January 27, 2022
Dr Naguib was hosted by Out to Lunch (of NPR) radio show that is aired on WWNO 89.9FM
December 23, 2021
Our recent paper titles "Synthesis of new two-dimensional titanium carbonitride Ti2C0.5N0.5Tx MXene and its performance as an electrode material for sodium-ion battery" that was published in InfoMat has been featured as a cover for the journal December 2021 Issue.
Congratulation to Kun, Anika and all co-authors!
November 16, 2021
Dr. Naguib has been listed as a Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate.
November 4, 2021
Dr. Naguib receives the Rising Star Award from Tulane University during the the first Tulane University Research, Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Awards on, to honor outstanding Tulane scholars and recognize their exceptional research. (Tulane Press Release)
October 1, 2021
Our recent perspective article titled "Ten Years of Progress in the Synthesis and Development of MXenes" that was written by the MXenes inventors (M. Naguib, M.W. Barsoum and Y. Gogotsi) and published in Advanced Materials as part of the journal celebration of 10th anniversary of MXene discovery was featured as a cover for the journal issue 39 (2021).
August 16, 2021
Our recent paper titled "Engineering the Interlayer Spacing by
Pre-Intercalation for High Performance Supercapacitor MXene
Electrodes in Room Temperature Ionic Liquid" that was published in
Advanced Functional Materials was featured as a cover for the
journal issue 33 (2021). This paper received lots of online media
attention such as UtilityDive, Inside Climate News, and Biz New Orleans.
Congratulations to Kun and all co-authors!
August 1, 2021
Elham Loni and Karam Eisawi have joined the Novel Energy Materials group as first year Materials Physics and Engineering PhD students. Welcome Elham and Karam!
July 1, 2021
Dr Naguib received NSF CAREER Award ($607,788) to study Synthesis of Novel Two-Dimensional Materials from Metastable Layered Materials.
Three members of our group have graduated or finished their term at Tulane. While we will miss them, we are very happy for them to start their careers:
Dr Kun Liang (Postdoctoral fellow 2019-2021), is now Professor at Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering.
Hudson McKinley (MS MSE 2021), is now a Battery Engineer at Tesla.
Shae Jolly (MS MSE 2021), is now a Battery Engineer at Advano.
November 27- December 4, 2020
Dr. Naguib and group members (Dr. Kun Liang and PhD candidate Kaitlyn Prenger) delivered invited talks and oral presentations at MRS 2020.
November 9, 2020
Dr. Naguib has been elected to serve as a committee member in Center for Nanophase Materials
Sciences (CNMS) User Executive Committee (UEC) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
October 11-14, 2020
Dr. Naguib delivered a keynote talk titled "Pre-Intercalation Effect on MXenes Behavior" at 3rd International Conference on MXenes, Ningbo, China, (was delivered online due to COVID-19).
August 4-7, 2020
Dr. Naguib delivered a plenary talk titled "Role of Intercalation in MXenes Processing and Performance" at MXene Conference 2020, Virtual Event due to COVID-19.
October 15-17, 2019
Dr. Naguib delivered an invited talk, titled "Two-dimensional Titanium Carbonitride, a Novel Member of the MXene Family" at Beilstein Nanotechnology Symposium 2019 (Nano 2D Materials), Mainz, Germany.
September 29-October 3, 2019
Dr. Naguib delivered an invited talk, titled "Two-dimensional Transition Metal Carbides and Nitrides “MXenes” from Layered Bulk MAX Phases; Synthesis, Properties and Applications", at Materials Science & Technology 2019 (MS&T19), Portland, OR, USA.
Majed Ibrahim joined our research group as a graduate student. Welcome Majed!
July 29-30, 2019
Dr. Naguib was awarded Ten at Ten award in the people category from the U.S. Department of Energy. More details can be found in Tulane press release.
April 1-2, 2019
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a keynote talk, titled "Implications of Intercalation in MXenes" at 3rd Symposium on Synthesis and Application of Novel Material 2019, Ningbo, China.
April 1, 2019
Mona Guitou joined the Naguib Research Group as a visiting student. Welcome Mona!
November 28, 2018
Dr Naguib has been listed as a Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics.
October 25, 2018
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a talk, titled "Intercalation in MXenes; More Complex than it First Appears", at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.
October 14-18, 2018
Dr. Naguib was awarded Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars by The American Ceramic Society at Materials Science & Technology 2018 (MS&T18), Columbus, OH, USA.
October 14-18, 2018
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a talk, titled "Complexity of Intercalation In-between 2D Transition Metal Carbides “MXenes” and Their Applications as Energy Storage Materials", at Materials Science & Technology 2018 (MS&T18), Columbus, OH, USA.
September 28, 2018
Dr. Kun Liang joined the Naguib Research Group as a postdoc fellow. Welcome Kun!
September 26, 2018
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a talk, titled "MXenes, the Fastest Growing Family of 2D Materials: An Overview for their Synthesis, Properties and Applications" at University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA.
September 19, 2018
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a talk, titled "Intercalation in MXenes; More Complex than it First Appears", at Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
September 11-14, 2018
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a Plenary Lecture, titled "the Fastest Growing Family of 2D Materials: An Overview for their Synthesis, Properties and Applications", at 13th Nanosmat 2018, Gdansk, Poland.
Dr. Naguib was awarded Kroto Award at 13th Nanosmat 2018, Gdansk, Poland.
September 10, 2018
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a talk, titled "MXenes - Discovery, Properties and Applications",
at Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland.
Anika Tabassum joined the Naguib Research Group as a graduate student. Welcome Anika!.
August 19-23, 2018
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a talk, titled "Analysis of MXenes in Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications", at 256th ACS National Meeting in Boston, MA, USA.
June 4-8, 2018
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a talk, titled "MXenes as Hosting Materials for Ions and Molecules",
14th International Ceramic Congress (CIMTEC 2018), at Perugia, Italy.
May 24-26, 2018
Dr. Naguib was invited to give a talk, titled "Intercalation in MXenes; More Complex than it First Appears", 1st International Conference on MXenes for Energy Applications, at Jilin University, Changchun, China.