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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.

Dept News

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. 

Congratulations to Mr. Ramirez (Lipomi Lab), Mr. Kumar (Wang Lab), Ms. Kroll (Zhang Lab) and Mr.

Congratulations to Mr. Brandon Marin for being selected by the Committee on Senate Awards as a recipient of the 2015/16 Barbara and Paul Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate Students.

This prestigious national award, intended to support the next generation of scientists, was given to Nano Grad Bandodkar in recognition of his work in Dr. Joseph Wang's Center for Wearable Sensors. The $10,000 award is given annually by Metrohm USA to a single scholar. Mr.

The Fellowship, which provides a $22,000 stipend to outstanding students in their last year of doctoral study, aims to help students focus on the final stages of their research and on writing their dissertations.

Moses Kodur, an undergraduate student in Nano Prof. Shirley Meng’s group, was awarded a prize for Best Presentation - Energy at the Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium at Rice University in 2015. Moses received the award from Prof. Meng.

MRS Graduate Student Awards are intended to honor and encourage graduate students whose academic achievements and current materials research display a high level of excellence and distinction.

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.