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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.

The Acta Materialia paper by UC San Diego Nanoengineering professors Marc A. Meyers and Vlado A.

Researchers at UC San Diego have developed a test that can rapidly screen for signs of pancreatic cancer in a drop of blood.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Darren Lipomi, and his team, Mohammad A. Alkhadra and Samuel E. Root, who have been announced as the 2018 winners of the Lectureship and Best Paper Award.

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The Department of NanoEngineering would like to offer our congratulations to Dr.

NanoEngineering professor, Shirley Meng, has been appointed the inaugural holder of the Zable Endowed Chair in Energy Technologies in the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.  In addition to teaching, Dr.

The Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) announced the new winners of the Scialog: Advanced Energy Storage team awards.  One of the six teams selected was that of NanoEngineering's professor Shyue Ping Ong, for their work on High-Voltage Dual-Ion Batteries.  

The NanoEngineering Department has named Professor Vlado Lubarda as their 2017 Teacher of the Year Award recipient.  On Friday, December 1, 2017, Dr.

The award for the first annual Jacobs School of Engineering Art Contest has been awarded to Kevin Kaufmann, a Ph.D.

A team of UC San Diego students took first place in the National Academy of Engineering 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) business plan competition for their work on developing a low-cost device for monitoring HIV levels in blood.

Congratulations to Dr. Timothy Francis O'Connor (The Lipomi Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Mechanically Compliant Electronic Materials for Wearable Photovoltaics and Human-Machine Interfaces" was presented on August 1, 2017. Dr.

Our very own NanoEngineering Ph.D.

NanoEngineering Professor Darren Lipomi and local Nanotechnologists Jeanne Lemaster, Chava Angell, Aaron Saunders, and Robin Ihnfeldt were part of a panel discussion at the San Diego Comic-Con 2017.  They discussed the use of nanotechnology in popular science fiction.

Professor Vazquez-Mena was invited to Dool Elementary in Calexico, CA by the school counselor, Mr. Sammy Gutierrez, and by the Student Service Coordinator of Calexico, Mrs. Hortencia Armendariz, to promote science and engineering to their students.