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 the...

 

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 reactions that weaken performance, and by...

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 in China. The event was held to honor Dr. Joseph Wang in his appointment as...

A team of international researchers led by Dr. Shirley Meng has demonstrated a new way to increase the robustness and energy storage capability of a particular class of “lithium-rich” cathode materials by using a carbon dioxide-based gas mixture to create oxygen vacancies at the material’s surface. The discovery sheds light on how changing...

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 department is very proud of all his achievements and wish him...

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 monitoring. It will also support his work on the use of...

Congratulations to Ashley Kroll, Maziar Behtash, and Samuel Root, who were selected for the 2016-17 Achievement Reward for College Scientists (ARCS). These scholarships reward excellence in research. Selection is based primarily on the exceptional promise of the nominee to make a significant contribution to the advancement of science, and to the material and...

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