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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.

According to the World Power more  Congratulations Joe!!  

one from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), another from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NIH project is on the development of biomimetic tissue models using 3D bioprinting and human induced pluripotent stem cell.

Andrea Tao’s DURIP award will support the purchase of a state-of-the-art AFM-couple Raman spectrometer, which will be used in characterizing large-scale metamaterials fabricated by nanoparticle self-assembly.

MIT Technology Review has named Professor Liangfang Zhang, among the top 35 young innovators of 2013 for research entitled "A nanoengineering scheme to make drugs more effective by fooling the im

Dept News

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.

A paper "3D optical printing of piezoelectric nanoparticle-polymer" by  K. Kim, W. Zhu,  S.C. Chen, and D. Sirbuly,  has been selected for the SPIE Applications of 3D Printing Best Paper Award.

Dr. Engleman was a lecturer at UCSD from 1996-2001 for CENG 124A/B, Chemical Plant and Process Design, which covers the principles of chemical process design and economics, process flow diagrams and cost estimation.

Five engineering graduate students from the University of California, San Diego who are working to improve human health and better understand the biological world through engineering have been named 2015 Siebel Scholars.

Third year Chemical Engineering Ph.D. candidate Suchol Savagatrup won the 2014-2015 competitive scholarship from Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Program of $7,500.


SME 248 - Cymer Conference Center
Mechanical Design of DNA Nanostructures and Measurement Devices
Professor Carlos Castro
The Ohio State University

Revealing Unseen Materials Dynamics in Liquids at the Atomic Level
Haimei Zheng
Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California

Hybrid nanostructures, chemical nanomotors, and active matter

Peer Fischer

Shaping Thin Solid Films into Functional and Integrative Nanomembranes
Yongfeng Mei
Department of Materials Science, Fudan University, Shanghai

Probing the Structure and Dynamic Behaviors of Nanostructured Materials with Atomic Resolution in Real Time

Xiaoqing Pan

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Department of Physics and Astronomy

An Integrated Approach Toward Understanding the Environmental Fate, Transport and Toxicity of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanomaterials

Dr. Vicki Grassian

Please note time for this Seminar Presentation: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Plasmonic imaging of chemical information in nano- and bio-materials

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Cooperative Function in Atomically Precise Nanoscale Assemblies

Paul Weiss, PhD

University of California, Los Angeles


Creating Customized Patterns using Block Copolymer Directed Self-Assembly for Integrated Circuit Fabrication

Gregory Doerk

HGST, a Western Digital Company


Nanotherapeutics for Neurological Disorders

Elizabeth Nance, PhD

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Center for Nanomedicine
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD