Distinguished Professor Vicki Grassian Joins UC San Diego Department of Nanoengineering

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. Grassian's primary research interests include surface chemistry of environmental interfaces, nanotoxicity, climate impact of atmospheric aerosols, and environmental  aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Grassian is a Fellow of the American Association of the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society (ACS), the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), and AVS – a Society for the Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces and Processing. She has received numerous awards for her research including the National ACS Award for Creative Advances in Science and Technology (2012),  and the RSC John Jeyes Award (2014).