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May 5, 2017 - NANO Celebrations

Today the NanoEngineering Department celebrated two founding members farewell. Professor Michael Heller will be retiring at the end of the academic year and Professor Gaurav Arua is off to pursue new opportunities.

Congratulations to both!


Dr. Geert Schmid-Schoenbein, Dr. Joseph Wang, Dr. Michael Heller, and Dr. Kenneth Vechio


Dr. Joseph Wang, Dr. Gaurav Arya, and Dr. Kenneth Vechio


Dr. Gaurav Arya, Dr. Michael Heller, and NanoEngineering Staff


Dr. Joseph Wang and Dr. Michael Heller

Nano Staff has a blast to the past at the 2015 Summer All Staff Picnic

Congratulations to Jinxing Li receiving the Rudee Award for best poster at the 2015 Research Expo!

Drs. Jan Talbot & Victor Engleman

Professor Zhang receives the AIChE Allan P Colburn Award for 2014.

Nano Helpers at San Diego food bank November 2014.

Happy Halloween 2014!



Graduate Student Beach BBQ



NanoEngineering September birthday celebration.  Happy Birthday Liangfang Zhang, Dana Jimenez, Aaron Drews and Don Sirbuly.

Dr. Shaochen Chen and Dr. Chris Kelley, Director of the Division Of Discovery Science & Technology of NIBIB. Group photo of  the 2014 NIH Nagy awardees and NIBIB Officers including Dr. Roderic Pettigrew (middle) Director of NIBIB.

U.C. San Diego's first NanoEngineering Ph.D. graduate Soracha Thamphiwatana with her advisor Dr. Liangfang Zhang. 


Some of our graduate students attending the USA Science and Engineering Festival 2014, an outreach event in Washington D.C. 

The Class of 2014 NanoEngineering Program.



2014 Research Expo


3rd Annual International Graduate Student Appreciation Luncheon.  April 9, 2014

Wei Zhu from Professor Shaochen Chen's lab group in attendance.


Halloween 2013!




Congratulations Professors Ken Vecchio, Jan Talbot and Sadik Esener for 25 years of distinguished service to U.C. San Diego.

2013 United Way/ CHAD Campaign- "Race to Raise" Pod Competition

Showing Mr. Nano Tortoise a good time in our department


Halloween 2012 in NanoEngineering!

Congratulations to Jen Cha and Liangfang Zhang for their upcoming promotion to Associate Professor and to Joe Wang for his promotion to Distinguished Professor.


1st International Graduate Student Appreciation Luncheon.  April 3, 2012

Professor Joseph Wang and Wei Gao in attendance.

2011 Pancake Breakfast, the staff of NanoEngineering.

Congratulations to our 2011 dessert contest winner, Joshua Villanueva.

Somin E. Lee, LBNL, presenting for the NanoEngineering Seminar series, November 2011

Professor Joseph Wang named Honorary Professor from University Science Technology, Beijing China, August 2011.

Professor Joseph Wang with Professor Xueji Zhang, one of his previous post docs.

NanoTR7 -  Nanoscience and Technology Conference, Istanbul Turkey


Joseph Wang, Sadik Esener and colleagues


Professor Wang, plenary speaker, presents Man-Made Nanomachines for Biomedical Applications.

2011 Distinguished Teaching Awards 

Dean Seible and Chair Vecchio

Professor Talbot, Distinguished Teacher, with Chancellor Fox.

Professors Miller, Lasheras, Talbot,  Middleman

Chair Vecchio presenting award to Professor Talbot.