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Professor Donald Sirbuly leads a team of Engineers at the University of California San Diego in developing Nanofiber Optic Force Transducers.

Congratulations to Professor Aaron Drews for being awarded the Academic Integrity Faculty Award!

Professor Liangfang Zhang has been selected as the U.S. nominee for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education for his revolutionary work in the field of nanomedicine.

Beijing University of Science and Technology has named the Joseph's Wearable Sensor Research Center as one of it's six new research centers....read more

Congratulations to NanoEngineering Professor Darren Lipomi for being awarded the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Award in Academic Affairs.

NanoEngineering Chair Dr. Joseph Wang and Dr. Liangfang Zhang lead a team of professors by introducing a novel approach for the neutralization of gastric acid.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering Professor Marc Meyers for being awarded the George E. Duvall Shock Compression Science Award. This prestigious award is being presented by APS Physics to promote serving a diverse and inclusive community of physicists worldwide.

 

A team of engineers led by NanoEngineering Chair Dr. Joseph Wang has developed a magnetic ink that can be used to make self-healing batteries, electrochemical sensors and wearable, textile-based electrical circuits.

Part of the NIH's "High Risk, High Reward" program, the award supports exceptionally creative, early-career investigators with innovative, high-impact projects. Dr.

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.

Dept News

Congratulations to Dr. Jungwoo Lee (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Advancing Focused Ion Beam Characterization for Next Generation Lithium-Ion Batteries " was presented on August 28, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Zhi Deng (Materials Virtual Lab), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "First Principles Modeling of Lithium Solid Electrolytes " was presented on August 30, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Maziar Behtash of the Yang Research Group, who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "First-Principles Investigation of Defects in Perovskite and Fluorite-Structured Ceramic Interfaces" was presented on August 7, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Pavimol Angsantikul (Zhang Research Group), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Biointerfacing Via Cell Membrane-Coated Nanoparticles for Novel Antibacterial Nanotherapeutics"  was presented on May 15, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Jianli Cheng (Yang Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "First-Principles Study of Two-Dimensional Electron Gas in Perovskite Oxide Heterostructures"  was presented on July 5, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering Ph.D. graduates, Dr. Pavimol Angsantikul and Dr. Jinxing Li, who have been named the winners of the Eudragit (R) Award - North America for 2017.  This award is given to researchers worldwide for their scientific work involving Eudragit (R) polymers.

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Rodriquez of The Lipomi Research Group, who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Techniques for Measuring the Mechanical Properties of Organic Semiconductors"  was presented on June 20, 2018. Dr.

Chemical Engineering Program Director and Professor, Jan Talbot, will be retiring from UC San Diego on July 1st after 32 years. Dr.

On Saturday, June 16th, Jacobs School of Engineering celebrated the achievements of their graduating seniors at the 2018 Ring Ceremony. At the event, students received a ring to symbolize their commitment to ethics in their careers as engineers.