Nano News

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have invented a “nanosponge” capable of safely removing a broad class of dangerous toxins from the bloodstream...

Congratulations to our Professor Joseph Wang for receiving the 2013 Spiers Memorial Award for his major contributions to Electrochemistry and Nanobiotechnology from the UK  Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). r

For having taught thousands of students, written textbooks and conducted seminal research on the mechanical behavior of materials. 

Professor Joseph Wang from U.C. San Diego wins Spiers Memorial Award 2013 for his pioneering contributions to the fields of electroanalytical chemistry and nanobiotechnology.  read more
 

Darren Lipomi and his group are a recipient of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program award for engineering the mechanical properties of semiconducting polymers for tough, stretchable solar cells, displays, and skin-like sensors. 

Small is fantastic! In Economist Special Issue on 'The World in 2013'  U. C. San Diego research from Dr.

Detection for the real world demands simplicity, cost-effectiveness, accuracy, durability, and high performance.

Renewable Energy Program Pushes Novel Concepts Forward

Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have developed a novel technology that can fabricate, in mere seconds, microscale three-dimensional [3D] structures.Read full article

Marc André Meyers was elected Corresponding Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, in the domain of Engineering Sciences.  In the photo Marc Meyers is being congratulated by Dr. Marco Antonio Raupp,

Dept News

Congratulations to Su-Wen Hsu, a graduate student in Dr.

The NanoTechMap is an online exhibition featuring over 4,000 nanotech' companies worldwide.

Congratulations on your award and taking 1st place in this competition for the research on "Highly Efficient Polymer-Based Microrockets and Their Biomedical Applications". Job well done!

Drs. Hu and Zhang received the 2013 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Scholar Award. Each year, these awards are given in recognition of the outstanding postdoctoral scholars and mentors who contribute to making UC San Diego one of the best research institutions in the nation.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering graduate student Brandon Marin (http://atao.ucsd.edu/group), whose student team at the National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA) won first place in the conference case study proposal competition.

Congratulations to Avery Sonnenberg and faculty advisor Michael Heller for receiving best poster for Bioengineering with the research poster entitled ISOLATION OF DNA FROM BLOOD SAMPLES FOR CANCER DIAGNOSTICS.  

Congratulations to Ronnie Fang and faculty advisor Liangfang Zhang with the research poster  A BIOMIMETIC NANOSPONGE AGAINST PORE-FORMING TOXINS taking first place at 2013 Research Expo, receiv

Seminars

Contact Charge Electrophoresis for Powering Micro- and Nanotechnology

Kyle Bishop

The Pennsylvania State University

 

 

Tuning Energy Transport in Solar Thermal Systems Using Nanostructured Materials

Andrej Lenert
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Shining light on magnetism: controlled magnetic switching with femto-second laser pulses

Eric Fullerton

UC San Diego, Center of Magnetic Recording Research
 

Control of Magnetic Domain Patterns In Complex Oxide Nanostructures

Yayoi Takamura, Ph.D.

Origin of Negative Thermal Expansion

Zi-Kui Liu, Ph.D.

The Pennsylvania State University

Contact Charge Electrophoresis: Fast, Simple Transport of Conductive Particles in Microfluidic Devices

Aaron Drews

Nanomedical Engineering: Unraveling the Dynamics of Nanoparticle Delivery to Cancer

Bryan Smith, Ph.D.

Abstract:

Engineering Synthetic Biomarkers for Multiplexed Urinary Monitoring of Disease

Gabriel Kwong, Ph.D.
Burroughs Wellcome Fund CASI Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DNA Self-Assembly: From Molecular Devices to Macroscopic Engineering

Yi Chen, Ph.D.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Abstract: