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Dr. Liangfang Zhang has been selected as one of the 10 most innovative young minds in science and engineering, chosen for Popular Science magazine's annual "Brilliant 10" list.

Kenneth Vecchio Lab

Kenneth Vecchio Lab

Gaurav Arya Lab Computational modeling of DNA packaging in eukaryotic cells.

Don Sirbuly Lab Single crystalline nanofibers being used for evanescent field optical sensing and biodiagnostics.

Shirley Meng Lab Diffusion paths and activation energies as determined by Density Functional Theory (DFT) methods in a layered structure.

Nano News

2014 Chemical Engineering PhD Graduate, Wei Gao, has been recognized as one of the 35 Innovators Under 35 for the Year 2016 by MIT Technology Review for his research in sweatbands that monitor your health. More information on Dr. Gao's research, and a complete list of honorees, can be found at…

As part of the Battery500 consortium, teams led by Nano Profs Dr. Ping Liu and Dr. Shirley Meng will aim to increase the capacity of future-generation electric cars in two ways: by redesigning batteries to prevent undesired side…

On July 12, Fudan University and the University of California San Diego held their first joint Workshop on Nanomaterials and Nanoengineering. The event featured a full day of presentations on cutting edge nano research from UC San Diego, Fudan University and other leading research institutions…

Dept News

Congratulations to Dr. Qian Huang (Sirbuly Research Group), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Coupled Plasmonic Nanoparticle-Nanofiber Optic Force Transducers" was presented on September 12, 2016. Dr. Huang has been with the Department of NanoEngineering since…

Congratulations to Dr. Wei Zhu (Chen Laboratory), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "3D Printing of Functional Biomaterials for Tissue Modeling" was presented on August 26, 2016. Dr. Zhu has been with the Department of NanoEngineering since Fall 2012.  The…

Congratulations to Brandon Marin for being awarded a fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. The fellowship is part of the NIH Diversity Supplement program, and will support Brandon’s thesis research on the development of graphene-metal composite materials for wearable health…

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