Nano News

One of the 49 top scientists is NanoEngineering's Chair, Distinguished Professor Joseph Wang. read more

Professor Opatkiewicz was acknowledged throughout U.C. San Diego for his teaching successes.  The NanoEngineering Department 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year Award;  Jacobs School of Engineering Professor of the Year Award and Sixth College Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award.

Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction of Highly Cited Papers-ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, reflecting their exceptional impact.

Professor Joseph Wang presented Plenary Lecture at the 24th World Congress on Biosensors held in Melbourne Australia.

Highlighted in ThisWeek@UCSanDiego, Professor Ong discusses his group’s efforts in using the power of supercomputers to accelerate materials discovery and innovation...

Shyue Ping Ong was one of a dozen scientists affiliated with the University of California system to be selected, out of a total of 750 entries nationwide. read more

NanoEngineering Professor Shaochen Chen created a 3D-printed hydrogel to detoxify b

Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego are asking what might be possible if semiconductor materials were flexible and stretchable without sacrificing electronic function? read more 

Professor Joseph Wang presented a Plenary opening lecture at the 15th International Meeting for Chemical Sensors (IMCS) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The German Materials Society (DGM) will be presenting to Dr. Marc Meyers as a co-recipient of the 2014 Heyn Medal, their highest award. This medal will be given at the September 22, 2014  meeting. Congratulations Marc!

Dept News

From Cebu, Philippines, chemical engineering student Regina Caluya has focused her education and career towards making a strong social impact through science and engineering.

Congratulations to Amay Bandodkar, graduate student from Joe Wang's lab, who has been selected as a Seibel Scholar in recognition of his academic excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Congratulations to Mr. Kolin Hribar (Chen Laboratory), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Light-Assisted Biopatterning of Hydrogels for Investigating Cell Interactions with their Microenvironment" was presented on July 20, 2015. Mr.

Jinxing Li took 3rd Place in Falling Wall Lab San Diego, a Germany TED event, on last Saturday by "Breaking the Wall of Robot Miniaturization".  It is the first SoCal event of Falling Wall Lab with competition from all young innovators from SoCal (SD, LA, SB...).

Congratulations to Professor Shirley Meng for being awarded as one of the 4 winners of the 2015 Qualcomm Fellow-Mentor-Advisor (FMA) Fellowship, for the proposal titled, "Making the Invisible Visible: Diagnosing Atomic Level Defects in 10nm FinFET Transistors".

Deepest congratulations to Suchol for winning the Kaplan Dissertation Year Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Only ONE of these awards is given on the entire campus per year!

Congratulations to Jinxing Li and faculty advisors Joseph Wang and Liangfang Zhang for winning NE Best Poster and the Rudee Outstanding Poster entitled ARTIFICIAL MICROMOTORS IN THE MOUSE'S STOMACH: A STEP TOWARD IN VIVO USE OF BIOMEDICAL MICRO-ROBOTS.

Congratulations to Jinxing Li with Prof. Wang's lab group and Suchol Savagatrup with Prof. Lipomi's lab for receiving this award at the MRS Conference held in San Francisco last week. 

Her defense on "Understanding the Surface and Interface Properties of Electrode Materials in Alkali-Ion Batteries" was presented on March 10, 2015. Ms. Qian has been with the Department of NanoEngineering since Fall 2010. The department is very proud of her achievement! 

Amay Bandodkar receives $500 in recognition of his participation and exceptional presentation in the Interdisciplinary Research Awards on February 24, 2015 award presented by U.C. San Diego Graduate Division.

Seminars

Shaping Thin Solid Films into Functional and Integrative Nanomembranes
 
Yongfeng Mei
Department of Materials Science, Fudan University, Shanghai
 
Abstract:

Probing the Structure and Dynamic Behaviors of Nanostructured Materials with Atomic Resolution in Real Time

Xiaoqing Pan

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Department of Physics and Astronomy

An Integrated Approach Toward Understanding the Environmental Fate, Transport and Toxicity of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanomaterials

Dr. Vicki Grassian

Please note time for this Seminar Presentation: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Plasmonic imaging of chemical information in nano- and bio-materials

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Cooperative Function in Atomically Precise Nanoscale Assemblies

Paul Weiss, PhD

University of California, Los Angeles

Abstract:

Creating Customized Patterns using Block Copolymer Directed Self-Assembly for Integrated Circuit Fabrication

Gregory Doerk

HGST, a Western Digital Company

Abstract:

Nanotherapeutics for Neurological Disorders

Elizabeth Nance, PhD

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Center for Nanomedicine
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD

ABSTRACT

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Novel photovoltaic architectures using two-dimensional atomic layered materials

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon
 
Automated experimental platforms and high-content data reveal hidden biological information in synaptic patterns of C.elegans.
 

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

High-rate electrochemical energy storage with pseudocapacitive oxides