By cloaking drug-delivering nanoparticles in the plasma membrane of human platelets, a group led by Dr. Zhang greatly increased the therapeutic effects of medicines administered to animal subjects.
Using an innovative 3-D printing technology, a team led by Dr. Shaochen Chen and Dr. Joseph Wang has developed fish-shaped microrobots with diverse capabilities such as detoxification, sensing, and directed drug delivery.
Working with Dr. Kang Zhang, professor at the UCSD Department of Opthamology, Dr. Liangfang Zhang helped develop a treatment using nanoparticles infused with a steroid present in cataract-free eyes.
"Why the Seahorse Tail is Square," published in the July 3, 2015 edition of Science, explains how the unique shape of a seahorse tail helps with protection and grip strength, and how this knowledge could lead to advances in robotics and medical device development.
"Topological defect dynamics in operando battery nanoparticles.” Science 2015, published June 19
Nanoengineering Professors win a large DOE grant for smart clothes that could cut energy costs...
The Hellman Fellowship is awarded to early-career faculty members as they progress toward tenure. Congratulations Darren! read more
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego developed a gel filled with toxin-absorbing nanosponges that could lead to an effective treatment for skin and wound infections caused by MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), an antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
San Diego, CA, March 31, 2015 -- Unless you are directly involved in the hard work of improving battery performance while reducing costs, here is a detail you probably don’t know: in many ways, batteries are still a black box.
Congratulations Dr. Tao! Sloan Research Fellows have been awarded annually since 1955, Sloan Research Fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars among the next generation of scientific leaders.
Ms. Freeman's defense on "Chemical Resonance Effects in Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering of Nucleic Acid-Silver Composites" was presented on April 20, 2016. Ms. Freeman has been with the Department of NanoEngineering since Fall 2010.
Congratulations to Mr. Li, a Graduate Student in Dr.
Congratulations to Dr. Darren Lipomi and Mr. Aliaksandr Zaretski whose patent (METHOD FOR FABRICATION AND TRANSFER OF GRAPHENE) just got granted by the U.S. Patent Office.
Congratulations to Mr. O'Connor of the Lipomi Research Group for winning the Rudee Award for Outstanding Poster at this year's event, held on April 14th.
Congratulations to Mr. Jinxing Li (Wang Research Group) on being one of the four winners of the GSA's 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Award! An open reception will be held Tuesday, April 5th from 5-7 at The Loft.
Congratulations to Mr. Ramirez (Lipomi Lab), Mr. Kumar (Wang Lab), Ms. Kroll (Zhang Lab) and Mr.
Congratulations to Mr. Brandon Marin for being selected by the Committee on Senate Awards as a recipient of the 2015/16 Barbara and Paul Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate Students.
This prestigious national award, intended to support the next generation of scientists, was given to Nano Grad Bandodkar in recognition of his work in Dr. Joseph Wang's Center for Wearable Sensors. The $10,000 award is given annually by Metrohm USA to a single scholar. Mr.
The Fellowship, which provides a $22,000 stipend to outstanding students in their last year of doctoral study, aims to help students focus on the final stages of their research and on writing their dissertations.
Moses Kodur, an undergraduate student in Nano Prof. Shirley Meng’s group, was awarded a prize for Best Presentation - Energy at the Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium at Rice University in 2015. Moses received the award from Prof. Meng.
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