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NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Shyue Ping Ong, and his team at the Materials Virtual Lab, are training artificial neural networks so they can predict new stable materials.

NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Sheng Xu, has led a team in developing an ultrasound patch that can continuously and non-invasively monitor blood pressure in patients as deep as four centimeters below the skin.

Dr. Liangfang Zhang, NanoEngineering professor at UC San Diego, and his lab team have developed neutrophil nanosponges that are safely soaking up and neutralizing proteins in the body that promote rheumatoid arthritis.

NanoEngineering professor, Sheng Xu, has lead a team in developing a stretchable electronic patch that can be used to perform a variety of wireless activity.

The Department of NanoEngineering congratulates Professor, Zheng Chen on being selected as one of the 11 university-led proposals to win a NASA Early Career Faculty for Space Technology Research Grant.

Researchers working in the lab of NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Andrea Tao, developed a nano-sized device made out of silver crystals that emits light by "tunneling" electrons through a barrier. Working closely with UC San Diego's Dr.

MIT Technology Review has named NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Sheng Xu, among their top innovators under 35 for this year.  Professor Xu is being recognized for his work in engineering off-the-shelf electronics into flexible, stretchable, and wearable options. For more information on Dr.

We at the Department of NanoEngineering would like to congratulate NanoEngineering professor and Department Chair, Joseph Wang, for receiving a Doctor Honoris Causa from Comenius University in Bratislava.  Dr.

The Department of NanoEngineering would like to extend its congratulations to our Chair, Dr. Joseph Wang, for being honored with the 2018 ESEAC Lifetime Achievement Award in Electroanalytical Chemistry.  The award celebrates Dr. Wang's significant achievements in Electrochemistry.  

NanoEngineering Department Chair, Joseph Wang, and NanoEngineering Professor Liangfang Zhang combined technologies to develop nanorobots that can swim through blood and remove harmful bacteria and the toxins they produce.

Dept News

The Department of NanoEngineering is proud to introduce the new Graduate Society of NanoEngineers (GSN).  Our graduate students have been actively pursuing this new graduate society for the past year and it's now official.

UCSD K-16 Programs, in conjunction with the Student Grant Program, is offering the GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT test prep courses to all interested UCSD undergraduate students – free!
We also offer these courses at a reduced rate for local area undergraduate students as well.

Wei Gao, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2012 International Student Research Fellow for research in Advanced Nanomachines and Their Biomedical Applications under the guidance and leadership of Professor Joseph Wang.

If you graduated in 2007, 2008 or 2009 from UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering, you should have received an email to fill out an alumni survey.  Please fill out the survey.  If you did not receive the email, please contact Renee Gramlich (rgramlich@ucsd.edu)

NanoEngineering is moving the month of July to the new SME Building.  Our labs will start moving Monday July 16th with the majority of NE labs moving the week of 7/16 - 7/20/12 and all labs moved by 9/15/12.

The winner of the Huppert Memorial Outstanding Chemical Engineering Senior for 2012 is Nathan Konopliv.  Nathan had the highest GPA for the graduating seniors.  He is going to graduate school at UC Santa Barbara.  Congratulations Nathan!

Congratulations to Raj Khatri for being selected to receive the 2012 NanoEngineering Department's Outstanding Student Leader Award!  He will be honored at the Jacobs School Ring Ceremony on Saturday, June 16 at 8pm. Best wishes on your future endeavors!

A LinkedIn group has been created to connect our Chemical Engineering Alumni with each other and the faculty at UCSD. Let us know how you are doing professionally by joining our group! Log on to LinkedIn to join today.

The Department is  proud to announce that our AIChE project team has won the "Most Creative Drive System" award and also placed 6th in overall performance at the AIChE Western Regional Conference in their first time appearance.

Congratulations to Peter Chung from Professor Chen's lab for being one of the latest NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program award winners for 2012-2013. The fellowship is a three-year award, offering $30,000 in stipend and a proposed $12,000 in cost of education toward fees.  Job well done!