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Nanoengineering professor, Dr. Nicole Steinmetz, is being recognized for Women's History Month by the National Nanotechnology Initiative. Dr.

UC San Diego researchers at the Center for Wearable Sensors have developed a new testing strip that can detect Fentanyl. Center Director and Chair of the Department of NanoEngineering, Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Wang (Department of NanoEngineering Chair and Professor) and his research lab group on their paper published in Nature Biotechnology. Their latest paper presents their research on "Wearable Biosensors for Healthcare Monitoring."

The NanoEngineering Department would like to extend its congratulations to our Chair, Dr. Joseph Wang who was named recipient of the SEAC - Charles N. Reilley Award at the PITTCON 2019.  Dr.

NanoEngineering professor, David Fenning, and his team of researchers have reported using x-rays to explain how adding salt improves the performance of perovskite solar cells. According to Fenning, perovskite solar cells can potentially reduce costs while maintaining their performance.

NanoEngineering professor, Shaochen Chen is a co-senior author of a new study that shows 3D printed implants promoting nerve cell growth to treat injured spinal cords.  The implants, developed by engineers and neuroscientists at UC San Diego, are filled with neural stem cells, fitted, and serve a

Liangfang Zhang, NanoEngineering professor and Director of the Chemical Engineering program, was named one of four Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the U.S. Dr.

The Department of NanoEngineering congratulates Professor David Fenning on being selected as a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award in the Division of Materials Research. Dr.

NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Shyue Ping Ong, and his team at the Materials Virtual Lab, are training artificial neural networks so they can predict new stable materials.

Dept News

The Siebel Scholars program recognizes the most talented students in the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science.

Congratulations to Dr. Erik Austin Wu (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received his Ph.D. in NanoEngineering.

Congratulations to Dr. Yusheng Lei (Xu Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. His dissertation defense on "Single-Crystal Metal Halide Perovskites Electronics" was presented on September 16, 2020. The department wishes Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Matthew Davies (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received his Ph.D. in NanoEngineering.

Congratulations to Dr. Hyeseung Chung (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received her Ph.D. in NanoEngineering. Her dissertation defense on "Tuning Nanoparticle Synthesis to Enable Anionic and Cationic Redox in Cathode Materials" was presented on September 1, 2020.

If you're a Hispanic student interested in research activities, please check out this unique opportunity! Contact Professor Vazquez Mena at the email listed in the flyer for more information.

Congratulations to Dr. Carina Arboleda (Almutairi Lab), who recently received her Ph.D. in NanoEngineering. Her dissertation defense on "Altering the Structure and Delivery Method of Lanthanide Nanoparticles for Bioimaging"was presented on August 21, 2020. The department wishes Dr.

This virtual issue of ACS Nano highlights the contributions of faculty and students from the Department of NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering Program at the University of California, San Diego.

Congratulations to Dr. Yuheng Li (Yang Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D. in NanoEngineering. His dissertation defense on "First-Principles Study of Hybrid Halide Perovskites and Beyond for Optoelectronic Applications"was presented on August 19, 2020. The department wishes Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Morgan E.C. Miller (Continetti Group), who recently received his Ph.D. in NanoEngineering. His thesis defense on "Characterizing the Impact Dynamics of Small Particles: The Aerosol Impact Spectrometer" was presented on August 7, 2020. The department wishes Dr.