Using an innovative 3-D printing technology, a team led by Dr. Shaochen Chen and Dr. Joseph Wang has developed fish-shaped microrobots with diverse capabilities such as detoxification, sensing, and directed drug delivery. Read more...

 

Working with Dr. Kang Zhang, professor at the UCSD Department of Opthamology, Dr. Liangfang Zhang helped develop a treatment using nanoparticles infused with a steroid present in cataract-free eyes. This, followed by a regimen of steroidal eye drops, dramatically decreased the severity of cataracts in animal subjects. Results were published in the July 22, 2015 edition...

"Why the Seahorse Tail is Square," published in the July 3, 2015 edition of Science, explains how the unique shape of a seahorse tail helps with protection and grip strength, and how this knowledge could lead to advances in robotics and medical device development....

"Topological defect dynamics in operando battery nanoparticles.” Science 2015, published June 19 .read more


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....

From Cebu, Philippines, chemical engineering student Regina Caluya has focused her education and career towards making a strong social impact through science and engineering. At UCSD, Regina has been involved in Global Teams in Engineering Service (Global TIES) and the UC San Diego chapter of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChe), specifically the Chem E Car...

Congratulations to Amay Bandodkar, graduate student from Joe Wang's lab, who has been selected as a Seibel Scholar in recognition of his academic excellence and demonstrated leadership. The Seibel Scholars community consists of more than 1,000 of the world's brightest minds in business, computer science, bioengineering, and energy science.

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