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NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Shyue Ping Ong, and his team at the Materials Virtual Lab, are training artificial neural networks so they can predict new stable materials.

NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Sheng Xu, has led a team in developing an ultrasound patch that can continuously and non-invasively monitor blood pressure in patients as deep as four centimeters below the skin.

Dr. Liangfang Zhang, NanoEngineering professor at UC San Diego, and his lab team have developed neutrophil nanosponges that are safely soaking up and neutralizing proteins in the body that promote rheumatoid arthritis.

NanoEngineering professor, Sheng Xu, has lead a team in developing a stretchable electronic patch that can be used to perform a variety of wireless activity.

The Department of NanoEngineering congratulates Professor, Zheng Chen on being selected as one of the 11 university-led proposals to win a NASA Early Career Faculty for Space Technology Research Grant.

Researchers working in the lab of NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Andrea Tao, developed a nano-sized device made out of silver crystals that emits light by "tunneling" electrons through a barrier. Working closely with UC San Diego's Dr.

MIT Technology Review has named NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Sheng Xu, among their top innovators under 35 for this year.  Professor Xu is being recognized for his work in engineering off-the-shelf electronics into flexible, stretchable, and wearable options. For more information on Dr.

We at the Department of NanoEngineering would like to congratulate NanoEngineering professor and Department Chair, Joseph Wang, for receiving a Doctor Honoris Causa from Comenius University in Bratislava.  Dr.

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.

Dept News

Congratulations to Dr. Suchol Savagatrup (The Lipomi Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "Semiconducting Polymers for Stretchable, Ultra-Flexible, and Mechanically Robust Organic Photovoltaics" was presented on May 12, 2016. Mr.

NanoEngineering Alumnus Dr. Adam Printz, who earned his Ph.D as a member of the Lipomi Research Group, was selected by the Jacobs School SWIFT committee as this year's winner of the Chancellor's Dissertation Medal for the Jacobs School.

Congratulations to NANO Ph.D. student, Ms. Mollie Touve (The Gianneschi Group), who is a recipient of the 2016 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship! Ms. Touve's application was selected by the DoD from over 3,000 eligible applications received this year.

Transfer Triton Day is for newly admitted transfer students and will be held on Saturday, May 7th.  The entire campus will be open for tours and information sessions.

Congratulations to Lennart Langouche, Madhura Som, and Qiangzhe Zhang, who were selected for the Friends of the International Center Fellowship.

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.