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NanoEngineering Professor, Joseph Wang and his lab team have developed a wearable, non invasive Vitamin C sensor that could provide a new, highly personalized way for users to track their daily nutritional intake.

NanoEngineering professor, Kenneth Vecchio, and his research lab is developing tools for screening large numbers of materials at an increasing rate. The method that Dr.

NanoEngineering Department Chair and Professor, Shaochen Chen and his research lab worked together with the University of Cambridge to 3D print coral-inspired structures that are capable of growing dense populations of microscopic algae.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering Professor, Shirley Meng, for being named this year's winner of the Faraday Medal.  Professor Meng will deliver the Faraday Medal lecture at Electrochem 2020 in Nottingham.  

A NanoEngineering team, led by professor Kenneth Vecchio and his Ph.D. student Kevin Kaufmann, have developed a machine learning algorithm technique that can determine crystal structures in a less labor-intensive manner.

Professor Oscar Vazquez-Mena, a NanoEngineering professor, was named an Emerging Scholar for 2020 by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. This honor is in recognition of his work with underrepresented students as part of his program called Bridges to Education.

NanoEngineering professor, Marc Meyers, along with his group and a group from UC Berkeley, collected hair samples from numerous mammals, including humans, to study their characteristics.

NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Sheng Xu, and a team of engineers, have developed a new method that may improve efficiency and fabricate longer lasting perovskite solar cells, LEDs and photodetectors.

NanoEngineering Professor, Joseph Wang and fellow senior authors have developed a new type of micromotor that can move around individual cells and microscopic particles without damaging them.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Dr.

Dept News

Congratulations to Dr. Erik Austin Wu (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received his Ph.D. in NanoEngineering.

Congratulations to Dr. Yusheng Lei (Xu Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. His dissertation defense on "Single-Crystal Metal Halide Perovskites Electronics" was presented on September 16, 2020. The department wishes Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Matthew Davies (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received his Ph.D. in NanoEngineering.

Congratulations to Dr. Hyeseung Chung (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received her Ph.D. in NanoEngineering. Her dissertation defense on "Tuning Nanoparticle Synthesis to Enable Anionic and Cationic Redox in Cathode Materials" was presented on September 1, 2020.

If you're a Hispanic student interested in research activities, please check out this unique opportunity! Contact Professor Vazquez Mena at the email listed in the flyer for more information.

Congratulations to Dr. Carina Arboleda (Almutairi Lab), who recently received her Ph.D. in NanoEngineering. Her dissertation defense on "Altering the Structure and Delivery Method of Lanthanide Nanoparticles for Bioimaging"was presented on August 21, 2020. The department wishes Dr.

This virtual issue of ACS Nano highlights the contributions of faculty and students from the Department of NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering Program at the University of California, San Diego.

Congratulations to Dr. Yuheng Li (Yang Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D. in NanoEngineering. His dissertation defense on "First-Principles Study of Hybrid Halide Perovskites and Beyond for Optoelectronic Applications"was presented on August 19, 2020. The department wishes Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Morgan E.C. Miller (Continetti Group), who recently received his Ph.D. in NanoEngineering. His thesis defense on "Characterizing the Impact Dynamics of Small Particles: The Aerosol Impact Spectrometer" was presented on August 7, 2020. The department wishes Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Yimu Chen (Xu Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. His thesis defense on "Controllable Epitaxial Growth of Metal Halide Perovskites for Single-Crystal Devices" was presented on July 20, 2020.