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NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Shirley Meng, is one of six UC San Diego faculty members who will be honored at the Chancellor's Associates Faculty Excellence Awards.

Nanoengineering professor, Dr. Nicole Steinmetz, is being recognized for Women's History Month by the National Nanotechnology Initiative. Dr.

UC San Diego researchers at the Center for Wearable Sensors have developed a new testing strip that can detect Fentanyl. Center Director and Chair of the Department of NanoEngineering, Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Wang (Department of NanoEngineering Chair and Professor) and his research lab group on their paper published in Nature Biotechnology. Their latest paper presents their research on "Wearable Biosensors for Healthcare Monitoring."

The NanoEngineering Department would like to extend its congratulations to our Chair, Dr. Joseph Wang who was named recipient of the SEAC - Charles N. Reilley Award at the PITTCON 2019.  Dr.

NanoEngineering professor, David Fenning, and his team of researchers have reported using x-rays to explain how adding salt improves the performance of perovskite solar cells. According to Fenning, perovskite solar cells can potentially reduce costs while maintaining their performance.

NanoEngineering professor, Shaochen Chen is a co-senior author of a new study that shows 3D printed implants promoting nerve cell growth to treat injured spinal cords.  The implants, developed by engineers and neuroscientists at UC San Diego, are filled with neural stem cells, fitted, and serve a

Liangfang Zhang, NanoEngineering professor and Director of the Chemical Engineering program, was named one of four Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the U.S. Dr.

The Department of NanoEngineering congratulates Professor David Fenning on being selected as a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award in the Division of Materials Research. Dr.

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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

Congratulations to Dr. Aliaksandr Zaretski (The Lipomi Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Scalable Fabrication of Large-Area Graphene and Graphene Nano-Composite Films for Flexible Electronics and Sensors" was presented on June 8, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Amay Bandodkar (Laboratory for Nanobioelectronics), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Printed Wearable Electrochemical Sensors for Healthcare Monitoring" was presented on June 7, 2016. Dr.