Dr. Yury Gogotsi is Distinguished University Professor and Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also serves as Director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute. He received his MS (1984) and PhD (1986) from Kiev Polytechnic in Ukraine (Dr.h.c. in 2018) and a DSc degree from the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences in 1995 (Dr.h.c in 2017). He has co-authored 2 books, more than 600 papers in peer-reviewed journals, edited 14 books, and obtained more than 50 patents (h-index exceeding 100). He is recognized as Highly Cited Researcher and Citations Laureate by Thomson-Reuters/Clarivate Analytics.
He has received numerous awards for his research including the European Carbon Association Award, S. Somiya Award from the International Union of Materials Research Societies, Nano Energy award and Materials for Energy Storage award from Elsevier, International Nanotechnology Prize (RUSNANOPrize), R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine (twice) and two Nano 50 Awards from NASA Nanotech Briefs. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), Materials Research Society (MRS), the Electrochemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, NanoSMAT Society, as well as Academician of the World Academy of Ceramics and Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences. He also served on the MRS Board of Directors.
Yury is affiliated with the Basic Science Division of ACerS, he was elected Fellow in 2005, received Ross Coffin Purdy Award in 2012 and won Roland B. Snow award 5 times between 2003 and 2013.
His research group works on 2D carbides and nitrides (MXenes), nanostructured carbons, and other nanomaterials for energy, water and biomedical applications. He is currently acting as Associate Editor of ACS Nano.