Director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute
Yury Gogotsi is Distinguished University Professor and Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University in Philadelphia, United States.
His work is focused on using advanced materials to help solve some of humanity's most pressing challenges. His research group currently works on discovery and development of new nanomaterials for energy, water and biomedical applications. He discovered new groups of nanoscale materials and is among the most cited researchers in the world, not only in his field of materials science and nanotechnology, but also across all disciplines.
He published hundreds of research papers in leading scientific journals, including Nature and Science. He also co-authored and edited many books.