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 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.

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.

Seminars

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

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Dynamic Self-Assembly of Life-like Colloidal Materials

Kyle Bishop

Department of Chemical Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University

Structural Dynamics of Surface Reactions: Oxidation and Heterogeneous Catalysis

Judith C. Yang

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Department of Physics
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Ionic conduction in low-dimensional oxides and solid state fuel cells

Shriram Ramanathan

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University

Meet & Greet: 10:30am - 10:50am

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Electronic and related properties of semiconductor photocatalysts

Ying Dai

Meet & Greet: 10:30am - 10:50am

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Materials and Architectures to Long-Life Electrochemical Energy Storage

Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)