Published on Monday November 25, 2013
A poster created by members of the Nanomaterials Group is one of ten finalists up for vote for a "People's Choice" award in the National Science Foundation (NSF) International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge (SciVis) in the Posters and Graphics Category.
“Wearable Power,” a poster created by Ph.D. students Kristy Jost and Babak Anasori, postdoctoral research associate Majid Beidaghi, assistant professor of fashion design and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory Genevieve Dion, and Distinguished University and Trustee Chair Professor Yury Gogotsi, describes a collaborative research project that seeks to develop wearable energy storage to power future generations of electronic clothing. By combining expertise in materials science and engineering with cutting edge fashion design techniques, energy storing yarns can be developed in the nanomaterials laboratory and then transformed into fabrics in a state-of-the-art 3D computerized knitting facility.
Awards for visualization work are not new to Jost and Anasori. Jost was previously honored with Judges’, Community, and Public Choice Awards for her video "Energy Textiles: a Multidisciplinary Approach to Integrated Electronics in 'Smart' Garments" in the 2012 NSF IGERT competition. Jost’s work was also recently featured in the Fall issue of Drexel Magazine ("Hot Couture").
Anasori is a perpetual award-winner with his SEM images of two-dimensional materials. He received the "People's Choice" Award in the 2011 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge for "The Cliff of the Two-Dimensional World."
Voting for the People's Choice Awards ends on Friday, November 29, 2013.
◦ K. Jost, D. Stenger, C. R. Perez, J. K. McDonough, K. Lian, Y. Gogotsi, G. Dion, "Knitted and screen printed carbon fiber EDLCs for applications in wearable electronics," Energy and Environmental Science, 6 (9), 2698 – 2705 (2013)
◦ N. A. Vacirca, J. K. McDonough, K. Jost, Y. Gogotsi, T. P. Kurzweg, "Onion-like Carbon and Carbon Nanotube Film Antennas," Applied Physics Letters, 103 (7), 073301 (2013)
◦ K. Jost, C. R. Perez, J. McDonough, V. Presser, M. Heon, G. Dion, Y. Gogotsi, "Carbon Coated Textiles for Flexible Energy Storage," Energy and Environmental Science, 4, 5060-5067 (2011)