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NanoEngineering professor, Liangfang Zhang, has been named the winner of the 2017 Kabiller Young Investigator Award for his creation of a unique biology-mimicking nanotechnology.

NanoEngineering Professor Jesse Jokerst and his lab group have developed a new dental imaging method to examine patients for gum disease.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering Professor Shirley Meng, who was recognized by the International Union of Materials Research Societies and the Materials Research Society Singapore as winner of the IUMRS - MRS Singapore Young Researcher Merit Award 2016.

NanoEngineering professors, Liangfang Zhang and Joseph Wang's research groups have collaborated on a study to demonstrate for the first time using micromotors to treat a bacterial infection in the stomach. Researchers published their findings on Aug. 16 in Nature Communications.  

Congratulations to Professor Marc Meyers for receiving the 2017 APS George Duvall Award in Shock Compression Science! The award is a career award given at the organization's bi-annual meeting which included 600 registered participants.

Professor Darren Lipomi's lab group has developed a wireless gloves that translates American Sign Language into text. The glove which is called "The Language of Glove," was built using stretchable and printable electronics.

Dr. Shirley Meng's Lab Group has developed a new chemistry that enables batteries to run in much cooler conditions that today's batteries. Today's batteries stop working at -20 degrees Celsius while Dr. Meng's group's was able to get their batteries working at -60 degrees Celsius.

Professor Shaochen Chen received the Milton C. Shaw Manufacturing Research Metal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Congratulations to David on receiving the Hellman Fellowship early-career award on his research in the development of next-generation solar cells...read more

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

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.