Mission Statement

The mission of the University of California, San Diego is to transform California and a diverse global society by educating, generating and disseminating knowledge and creative works, and engaging in public service. 


In the Department of NanoEngineering, we aim to:      

  • Educate tomorrow’s technology leaders
  • Conduct leading edge research and drive innovation
  • Transfer discoveries for the benefit of society


Our educational objectives are:

  • Equip our graduates with strong technical backgrounds, enabling them to be successful in careers that cross traditional areas of applied science and engineering.
  • Prepare our graduates to be fluent in a multidisciplinary body of knowledge for participating in and seeding new technologies.
  • Train graduates into the high-technology workplace with professional, scientific, and technical skills; who conduct themselves ethically and knowledgeably in a wide range of professional environments.