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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.

2014 Chemical Engineering PhD Graduate, Wei Gao, has been recognized as one of the 35 Innovators Under 35 for the Year 2016 by MIT Technology Review for his research in sweatbands that monitor your health. More information on Dr.

As part of the Battery500 consortium, teams led by Nano Profs Dr. Ping Liu and Dr.

On July 12, Fudan University and the University of California San Diego held their first joint Workshop on Nanomaterials and Nanoengineering.

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.

Dept News

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.

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.