Prof. Michael Naguib

Will deliver a keynote lecture on: «Synthesis, Properties and Applications of Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbo-Chalcogenides»

Prof. Michael Naguib is a Ken and Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Science and Engineering and an associate professor in the department of Physics and Engineering Physics at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Prior to joining Tulane in 2018, he was a Wigner Fellow (2014-2017) and Research Staff (2017-2018) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

He received his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University in 2014 where he co-invented MXenes in 2011. He has published more than 110 papers (with more than 45,000 citations and h-index of 61) in international journals and presented many plenary, keynote and invited lectures and seminars at number of international conferences and universities.

He has been listed as a Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics four times and has received many awards such as NSF CAREER Award, Robert L. Coble Award, Kroto Award, Ross Coffin Purdy Award, Rising Star Award by Tulane University, MRS Gold Graduate Student Award, Graduate Excellence in Materials Science Award, was listed as Drexel University Forty-Under-Forty and Young Alumni Emerging Leader Award by Drexel University.

He is an Associate Editor of Energy Advances. His research group works on the synthesis and characterization of layered materials and novel nanomaterials with a focus on 2D materials for electrochemical energy storage and conversion.