Published on Monday February 5, 2007
Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, and Dr. Gleb Yushin, Research Assistant Professor, have been awarded funding from Global Protection, LLC to study applications of nanoparticles and nanofibers in masks and filters for improved antimicrobial efficiency and filtration capability. Dr. Gogotsi will act as the PI for the project and Dr. Yushin is the Co-PI. The first year of funding is in the amount of $104,610 for the period December 2006 to December 2007.