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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.

The Acta Materialia paper by UC San Diego Nanoengineering professors Marc A. Meyers and Vlado A.

Researchers at UC San Diego have developed a test that can rapidly screen for signs of pancreatic cancer in a drop of blood.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Darren Lipomi, and his team, Mohammad A. Alkhadra and Samuel E. Root, who have been announced as the 2018 winners of the Lectureship and Best Paper Award.

A temporary tattoo developed by UC San Diego researchers and led by Joseph Wang, Chair of the NanoEngineering Department, and Patrick Mercier, has been enrolled in a phase I clinical trial.  This "tattoo sensor" would provide type 1 or type 2 diabetics with a needle-less option for monitoring the

Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Marc Meyers for receiving the 2018 Robert Franklin Mehl Award at the TMS Institute of Metals Lecture.  Dr.

A team of researchers led by NanoEngineering professor, Sheng Xu have developed a stretchable, flexible patch that can aid in performing ultrasound imaging on objects that do not have perfectly flat surfaces.  This new technology allows the patch to conform without compromising electronic functio

UC San Diego NanoEngineering professor, Eric Fullerton has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  This honor celebrates his "invention and development of multilayer, high-density magnetic recording media."  The Department of NanoEngineering would like to offer their congratulations

Dr. Liangfang Zhang, a professor at the UC San Diego NanoEngineering Department, and his research team have developed macrophage nanosponges that can improve the treatment for sepsis. This new development has already positively impacted the survival rates in mice with sepsis.

Dept News

Professor Aaron Drews’ CENG 4 Experience Chemical Engineering seminar course was taught for the first time in Fall 2015 and exposed students to “real-world challenges that require them to integrate theory and practice.” Click 

As we reach the end of a year of unprecedented growth in the UC San Diego Department of NanoEngineering, we take some time to reflect on the highlights of 2015.

Congratulations to Mr. Jonathan Monk (Systems Biology Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "Comparative Analysis of Microbial Pathogens Using Systems Biology" was presented on December 10, 2015. Mr.

As a finalist of the Falling Wall Young Innovator of the Year 2015, Mr. Jinxing Li presented his research "Breaking the Wall of Robot Miniaturization" at Falling Walls Lab in Berlin. He was also awarded an A.T.

Congratulations to Mr. Adam Printz (The Lipomi Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Understanding and Improving the Mechanical Stability of Semiconducting Polymers for Flexible and Stretchable Electronics" was presented on November 16, 2015. Mr.

The Department of Nanoengieering is pleased to announce the addition of new faculty member Vicki H. Grassian, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemisty, Nanoengineering and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Dr.

Click here to view the tentative Course Offerings for Fall 2015 - Spring 2016.

His defense on "Tailoring Nanoscale Properties to Enable Advanced Energy Storage Materials" was presented on September 9, 2015. Mr. Verde has been with the Department of NanoEngineering since Fall 2010. The department is very proud of his achievement! 

NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering Majors
Incoming Freshmen and New Transfer Students
Please attend our department's undergraduate orientation!
Date:  Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Location: Center Hall, Room 101

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