Published on Tuesday June 11, 2013
A. W. Grosvenor Professor Michel W. Barsoum, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair Professor Yury Gogotsi, Ph.D. candidate Michael Naguib (advisor: Michel Barsoum), Ph.D. candidate Olha Mashtalir (advisor: Yury Gogotsi), B.S. student Joshua Carle, former research professor Volker Presser, and Dr. Jun Lu and Professor Lars Hultman from Linköping University, are recipients of the 2013 American Ceramic Society’s (ACerS) Ross Coffin Purdy Award. This award is given to the author(s) "judged to have made the most valuable contribution to ceramic technical literature during the calendar year prior to the selection." The ACeRs Board unanimously approved the award subcommittee’s selection of Barsoum and Gogotsi et al. for their article “Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbides” published in ACS Nano, Vol 6, No. 2, 1322-1331, 2012.
Recognition of this achievement will be given Monday, October 28, 2013 at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet during the Materials Science and Technology Conference taking place October 27 – 31 in Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
News about this award also appeared on the American Chemical Society and Phys.org.