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A team of international researchers led by Dr.

Dr. Shaochen Chen has received a four-year $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a “rapid multimaterial bioprinting” platform for building patient-specific biomimetic heart tissue.

Congratulations to Dr. Shirley Meng for receiving the Charles W. Tobias Young Investigator Award from the Electrochemical Society.

A team headed by Nano Chair Joseph Wang and ECE Professor Patrick Mercier revealed a groundbreaking new wearable sensor that tracks and records both EKG heart signals and lactate levels in real time.

Congratulations to Dr. Lipomi for winning this honor, given annually to an exceptional educator at the graduate level. A ceremony for the GSA awardees will be held 4:00pm on April 27th at The Loft.

Congratulations to Dr. Luo for this distinguished honor. Recognition of his achievement will be given at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet, to be held on October 24, 2016, at the Society's annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Presented by the Office of Naval Research to recognize promising early-career academic scientists, Nano Prof.

A team led by Nano Professor Shaochen Chen, working with UC San Diego Medicine and Bioengineering Professor Shu Chien, has printed a tissue that closely mimics the human liver's structure and function for use in patient-specific drug screening and disease modeling.

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency grant is intended to develop new skin-wearable systems that can rapidly and efficiently detect and remove chemical and biological agents. The project, led by Nano professors Joseph Wang and Liangfang Zhang, aims to provide better understanding of how chem-bio a

For the second year in a row, Dr. Joseph Wang has been named a Highly-Cited Researcher by leading news organization Thomson Reuters due to the number of citations his work has received from fellow researchers.

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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.

Congratulations to Dr. Zhenbin Wang, who was recognized as the Jacobs School of Engineering recipient for the Chancellor's Dissertation Medal for his work on "Design and Optimization of Phosphors for Solid-State Lighting using First-Principles."  Dr.

The Department of NanoEngineering would like to offer our congratulations to Dr. Shen Wang of the Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion group, for receiving his Ph.D in NanoEngineering.  Dr.

The Department of NanoEngineering would like to extend their congratulations to two of our students.  Ms. Vy Ton was chosen to receive the Huppert Memorial Outstanding Senior Award for Chemical Engineering.  Mr.