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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.

A temporary tattoo developed by UC San Diego researchers and led by Joseph Wang, Chair of the NanoEngineering Department, and Patrick Mercier, has been enrolled in a phase I clinical trial.  This "tattoo sensor" would provide type 1 or type 2 diabetics with a needle-less option for monitoring the

Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Marc Meyers for receiving the 2018 Robert Franklin Mehl Award at the TMS Institute of Metals Lecture.  Dr.

A team of researchers led by NanoEngineering professor, Sheng Xu have developed a stretchable, flexible patch that can aid in performing ultrasound imaging on objects that do not have perfectly flat surfaces.  This new technology allows the patch to conform without compromising electronic functio

UC San Diego NanoEngineering professor, Eric Fullerton has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  This honor celebrates his "invention and development of multilayer, high-density magnetic recording media."  The Department of NanoEngineering would like to offer their congratulations

Dr. Liangfang Zhang, a professor at the UC San Diego NanoEngineering Department, and his research team have developed macrophage nanosponges that can improve the treatment for sepsis. This new development has already positively impacted the survival rates in mice with sepsis.

Dept News

Congratulations to Dr. Jae-Wook Shin (LESC), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "Relaxation Phenomena in Rechargeable Battery Electrode Materials Beyond Li Intercalation" was presented on November 1, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. John Warner (Chen Laboratory), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "3D Printing of Static and Dynamic Biomaterial Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering" was presented on September 28, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Jinxing Li, PhD candidate from Dr. Joseph Wang's lab, who has been selected as a Siebel Scholar in recognition of his academic excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Congratulations to Dr. Qian Huang (Sirbuly Research Group), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Coupled Plasmonic Nanoparticle-Nanofiber Optic Force Transducers" was presented on September 12, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Wei Zhu (Chen Laboratory), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "3D Printing of Functional Biomaterials for Tissue Modeling" was presented on August 26, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Brandon Marin for being awarded a fellowship from the National Institutes of Health.

Congratulations to Ashley Kroll, Maziar Behtash, and Samuel Root, who were selected for the 2016-17 Achievement Reward for College Scientists (ARCS). These scholarships reward excellence in research.

Congratulations to Dr. Haodong Liu (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering.

Congratulations to Dr. Ziying Wang (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering.

The team received this honor based on their  capstone undergraduate research project, Solution Processable ZnO Coatings for Self-Cleaning Solar Modules. They summarize their findings: "Self-cleaning coatings have the potential to improve the long-term efficiency and reduce maintenance co