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NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Shirley Meng and colleagues have discovered the reason behind the failure of lithium metal batteries.

Researchers led by NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Ert. Cubukcu, have developed a wave guide that is three layers of atoms thin - the thinnest optical device in the world. To create it, researchers used advanced micro- and nanofabrication techniques.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Darren Lipomi for being named recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S.

NanoEngineering professor, Shaochen Chen and his team of researchers have discovered a way to use 3D printing technology to create customized implants that can boost the power of cell-based therapies to repair injured spinal cords.

NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Ying Shirley Meng, is a finalists for the prestigious Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists. Dr.

NanoEngineering professor, Kesong Yang, and his team of researchers have discovered new hybrid halide materials beyond perovskites. These new materials would be stable and used to design hybrid semiconductor materials for optoelectronics.

The Department of NanoEngineering would like to congratulate Dr. Jesse Jokerst, for being awarded a five-year, $550,000 grant through the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program.

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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.

Dept News

Congratulations to Dr. Pritesh Parikh (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Exploring Nanoscale Chemical Distributions for Energy Applications using Atom Probe Tomography" was presented on July 18, 2019.

Congratulations to Dr. Rajan Kumar (Neural Interaction Lab), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering.
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Congratulations to Jinxing Li, a NanoEngineering alumnus (PhD 2017, Wang Group), who was recently named one of 35 Innovators Under 35 by MIT Technology Review. Jinxing is a pioneer for his use of tiny robots to treat disease.  Our department is proud of his achievements!

Congratulations to Dr. Cody Carpenter (Lipomi Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Organic Materials for Haptic Feedback" was presented on June 21, 2019. Dr. Carpenter received his B.S. and M.S.

Congratulations to Dr. Ashley Kroll (Zhang Nanomedicine Lab), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Cell Membrane-Coated Nanoparticles for Immune Modulation" was presented on June 6, 2019. Dr.

 

Congratulations to Manas Likhit Holekevi Chandrappa  (Materials Virtual Lab), who recently received his M.S. in NanoEngineering. His thesis defense on "Strain Modulation of Properties of Inorganic Halide Perovskite (CsPbBr3): A DFT Study"  was presented on June 5, 2019. 

The Department of NanoEngineering would like to congratulate the following recipients for these 18-19 academic year awards!

Post-Docs of the Year:

1. Laure Kayser (Lipomi Research Group)

Congratulations to Eric Ruike Zhao (Jokerst Bioimaging Lab), who recently received his M.S. in Chemical Engineering. His thesis defense on "Biocompatibilty and Photoacoustic Imaging of Silicon Carbide Nanomaterials in Stem Cells" was presented on May 16, 2019.

Congratulations to Zachary Dorfman (Fenning Research Group), who recently received his M.S. in Chemical Engineering. His thesis defense on "Toward Commercial Perovskite Solar Manufacturing" was presented on May 15, 2019.