Nano News

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!

Congratulations to Dr. Liangfang Zhang's research lab.

Dept News

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.

Neil Gandhi is a 2nd year student from the Nanoengineering department and is a Gordon Scholar and recipient of the Engineering Leadership Award from the Gordon Engineering Leadership Center.

A paper "3D optical printing of piezoelectric nanoparticle-polymer" by  K. Kim, W. Zhu,  S.C. Chen, and D. Sirbuly,  has been selected for the SPIE Applications of 3D Printing Best Paper Award.

Dr. Engleman was a lecturer at UCSD from 1996-2001 for CENG 124A/B, Chemical Plant and Process Design, which covers the principles of chemical process design and economics, process flow diagrams and cost estimation.

Five engineering graduate students from the University of California, San Diego who are working to improve human health and better understand the biological world through engineering have been named 2015 Siebel Scholars.

Seminars

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

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

A soft approach to electronics: from nanowire arrays to stretchable systems

Sheng Xu