Symposium EL17-Synthesis, Properties and Applications of 2D MXenes

Two-dimensional (2D) transitional metal carbide, nitrides and carbonitrides, collectively referred to as MXenes, are a large family of materials with remarkable physical and chemical properties. In the past few years, experimental studies on various MXenes have revealed their great promise for a wide range of applications including electrochemical energy storage (batteries and supercapacitors), flexible and transparent electronics, sensing applications, water desalination and removal of heavy metals and organic molecules from water, electromagnetic shielding, catalysis, and antibacterial films, to name a few. Moreover, many other composition-dependent properties of MXenes such as their remarkable thermoelectric, magnetic, and mechanical properties have been theoretically predicted. This symposium aims at being an international forum for the discussion of the synthesis, properties, and applications of MXenes. All aspects of fundamental experimental and theoretical research related to MXenes including materials discovery and synthesis, characterizations of the electrical, electrochemical, thermal, mechanical properties of MXenes, and their assembly and integration into functional devices will be covered in this symposium.

Topics will include:

  • Experimental and theoretical advances in the discovery and synthesis of MXenes
  • Atomic structure and surface chemistry of MXenes
  • Optical and electronic properties of MXenes
  • Catalytic properties and applications of MXenes
  • Thermal and thermoelectric properties of MXenes
  • Mechanical and tribological properties of MXenes
  • Biomedical applications of MXenes
  • Electromagnetic interference applications of MXenes
  • MXene-based sensors, actuators, and other devices
  • MXenes thin films, composites, hybrids, and 3D structures and their applications

Invited Speakers (tentative):

  • Husam Alshareef (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
  • Anasori Babak (Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, USA)
  • Michel Barsoum (Drexel University, USA)
  • Christina Birkel (Arizona State University, USA)
  • Alexandra Boltasseva (Purdue University, USA)
  • Lucia Gemma Delgado (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy)
  • Yury Gogotsi (Drexel University, USA)
  • Tae Hee Han (Hanyang University, Republic of Korea)
  • Qing Huang (Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Sarah King (The University of Chicago, USA)
  • Chong Min Koo (Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea)
  • Maria Lukatskaya (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Khaled Mahmoud (Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Qatar)
  • Vadym Mochalin (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)
  • Valeria Nicolosi (Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland)
  • Ilkwon Oh (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea)
  • Masashi Okubo (Waseda University, Japan)
  • Volker Presser (Saarland University, USA)
  • Miladin Radovic (Texas A&M University, USA)
  • Johanna Rosen (Linköping University, Sweden)
  • Zhi Wei Seh (Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore)
  • Patrice Simon (Université Paul Sabatier, France)
  • Dmitri Talapin (The University of Chicago, USA)
  • Lyubov Titova (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA)
  • Flavia Vitale (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Yue Wu (Iowa State University, USA)

Symposium Organizers

Majid Beidaghi

Arizona State University

Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Abdoulaye Djire
Texas A&M University
Chemical Engineering
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Seon Joon Kim
Korea Institute of Science and Technology
Republic of Korea
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Xuehang Wang
Delft University of Technology
Radiation Science & Technology
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