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Researchers working in the lab of NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Andrea Tao, developed a nano-sized device made out of silver crystals that emits light by "tunneling" electrons through a barrier. Working closely with UC San Diego's Dr.

MIT Technology Review has named NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Sheng Xu, among their top innovators under 35 for this year.  Professor Xu is being recognized for his work in engineering off-the-shelf electronics into flexible, stretchable, and wearable options. For more information on Dr.

We at the Department of NanoEngineering would like to congratulate NanoEngineering professor and Department Chair, Joseph Wang, for receiving a Doctor Honoris Causa from Comenius University in Bratislava.  Dr.

The Department of NanoEngineering would like to extend its congratulations to our Chair, Dr. Joseph Wang, for being honored with the 2018 ESEAC Lifetime Achievement Award in Electroanalytical Chemistry.  The award celebrates Dr. Wang's significant achievements in Electrochemistry.  

NanoEngineering Department Chair, Joseph Wang, and NanoEngineering Professor Liangfang Zhang combined technologies to develop nanorobots that can swim through blood and remove harmful bacteria and the toxins they produce.

The Acta Materialia paper by UC San Diego Nanoengineering professors Marc A. Meyers and Vlado A.

Researchers at UC San Diego have developed a test that can rapidly screen for signs of pancreatic cancer in a drop of blood.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Darren Lipomi, and his team, Mohammad A. Alkhadra and Samuel E. Root, who have been announced as the 2018 winners of the Lectureship and Best Paper Award.

A temporary tattoo developed by UC San Diego researchers and led by Joseph Wang, Chair of the NanoEngineering Department, and Patrick Mercier, has been enrolled in a phase I clinical trial.  This "tattoo sensor" would provide type 1 or type 2 diabetics with a needle-less option for monitoring the

Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Marc Meyers for receiving the 2018 Robert Franklin Mehl Award at the TMS Institute of Metals Lecture.  Dr.

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NanoEngineering professor, Nisarg Shah is lead author in a newly published paper on improving T-cells. The research team has developed a sponge-like gel that can be injected under the skin at the time of a bone marrow transplant that enhances the production and quality of T-cells.

Congratulations to Dr. Xiao Yu (Cohen Research Group), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Development of Catalytic Metal-Organic Frameworks"  was presented on November 29, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Jungwoo Lee (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Advancing Focused Ion Beam Characterization for Next Generation Lithium-Ion Batteries " was presented on August 28, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Zhi Deng (Materials Virtual Lab), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "First Principles Modeling of Lithium Solid Electrolytes " was presented on August 30, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Maziar Behtash of the Yang Research Group, who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "First-Principles Investigation of Defects in Perovskite and Fluorite-Structured Ceramic Interfaces" was presented on August 7, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Pavimol Angsantikul (Zhang Research Group), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Biointerfacing Via Cell Membrane-Coated Nanoparticles for Novel Antibacterial Nanotherapeutics"  was presented on May 15, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Jianli Cheng (Yang Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "First-Principles Study of Two-Dimensional Electron Gas in Perovskite Oxide Heterostructures"  was presented on July 5, 2018. Dr.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering Ph.D. graduates, Dr. Pavimol Angsantikul and Dr. Jinxing Li, who have been named the winners of the Eudragit (R) Award - North America for 2017.  This award is given to researchers worldwide for their scientific work involving Eudragit (R) polymers.