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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. Junxin Wang (Jokerst Bioimaging Lab), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Photoacoustic Monitoring in Anticoagulant Therapy" was presented on May 14, 2019. Dr.

NanoEngineering student, Will Tanaka and Environmental Chemistry major, Enid Partika were awarded with the prestigious 2019 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize in recognition for their work on the BioEnergy Project.

Our department would like to congratulate NanoEngineering Ph.D.

NanoEngineering, Ph.D. student, Fernando Soto (Laboratory for Nanobioelectronics), has been selected to receive the Gordon Fellow for the Jacobs School of Engineering - the Bernard and Sophia Gordon Engineering Leadership Center, UC San Diego.

Congratulations to Dr. Diana Dehaini (Zhang Nanomedicine Lab), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Biomimetic Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery and Removal" was presented on February 28, 2019. Dr.

NanoEngineering professor, Nisarg Shah is lead author in a newly published paper on improving T-cells. The research team has developed a sponge-like gel that can be injected under the skin at the time of a bone marrow transplant that enhances the production and quality of T-cells.

Congratulations to Dr. Xiao Yu (Cohen Research Group), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Development of Catalytic Metal-Organic Frameworks"  was presented on November 29, 2018. Dr.