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They were named as SCI Scholars. Part of the award is a 10 week internship this summer at a chemical plant. Nathan is going to Air Liquide and Eli is going to Chevron Phillips.

For global leadership in the field of mechanical behavior of materials and for original and seminal contributions to the fundamental mechanisms in shock compression, shear localization, grain-size effects, and biological materials.

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Cha who has been selected as an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow for 2011.

Richard Feynman has left an indelible imprint upon Caltech and its culture, and upon science worldwide.  His vision for the field of Nanotechnology underpins the very foundation of our department of NanoEngineering.  Caltech will be hosting two visionary events, celebrating his iconoclastic and c

Congratulations to Dr. Shaochen Chen for being elected as a new Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society... Read more.

Seeds for biotech and wireless industries were sown on the La Jolla campus decades ago --

Two new industries rose out of the academic hallways of the La Jolla campus.

Congratulations to Joshua Windmiller and Professor Joseph Wang's Nanobioelectronic Sensor team on winning the IDTechEx Printed Electronics Academic R&D award at the 2010 Printed Electronics USA conference and tradeshow for their work on textile-based printed bioelectronic sensors.

Joseph Wang, professor in the Department of Nanoengineering -- The use of nanomotors to power nanomachines and nanofactories is one of the most exciting challenges facing nanotechnology.

University of California, San Diego NanoEngineers won a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop the tools to manufacture biodegradable frames around which heart tissues – functional blood vessels included – will grow.

Dept News

Due to high demand, ALL engineering majors at the Jacobs School have been designated as oversubscribed and have been granted impacted status.
1. NanoEngineering (Effective Fall 2014 for freshmen and effective Fall 2015 for transfers)

As a 3rd year NanoEngineering student, Sarin Parikh entered the SDG&E Careers in Energy App Concept Development Contest with 2nd year CSE student Akshat Vasavada.

Congratulations to Su-Wen Hsu, a graduate student in Dr.

The NanoTechMap is an online exhibition featuring over 4,000 nanotech' companies worldwide.

Congratulations on your award and taking 1st place in this competition for the research on "Highly Efficient Polymer-Based Microrockets and Their Biomedical Applications". Job well done!

Drs. Hu and Zhang received the 2013 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Scholar Award. Each year, these awards are given in recognition of the outstanding postdoctoral scholars and mentors who contribute to making UC San Diego one of the best research institutions in the nation.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering graduate student Brandon Marin (, whose student team at the National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA) won first place in the conference case study proposal competition.