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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.

A team of researchers led by NanoEngineering professor, Sheng Xu have developed a stretchable, flexible patch that can aid in performing ultrasound imaging on objects that do not have perfectly flat surfaces.  This new technology allows the patch to conform without compromising electronic functio

UC San Diego NanoEngineering professor, Eric Fullerton has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  This honor celebrates his "invention and development of multilayer, high-density magnetic recording media."  The Department of NanoEngineering would like to offer their congratulations

Dr. Liangfang Zhang, a professor at the UC San Diego NanoEngineering Department, and his research team have developed macrophage nanosponges that can improve the treatment for sepsis. This new development has already positively impacted the survival rates in mice with sepsis.

An interdisciplinary project led by NanoEngineering professor and Center for Wearable Sensors member, Darren Lipomi, and Department of Psychology professor and director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, V.S.

Dept News

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.

Congratulations to Dr. Junxin Wang (Jokerst Bioimaging Lab), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Photoacoustic Monitoring in Anticoagulant Therapy" was presented on May 14, 2019. Dr.

NanoEngineering student, Will Tanaka and Environmental Chemistry major, Enid Partika were awarded with the prestigious 2019 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize in recognition for their work on the BioEnergy Project.

Our department would like to congratulate NanoEngineering Ph.D.

NanoEngineering, Ph.D. student, Fernando Soto (Laboratory for Nanobioelectronics), has been selected to receive the Gordon Fellow for the Jacobs School of Engineering - the Bernard and Sophia Gordon Engineering Leadership Center, UC San Diego.

Congratulations to Dr. Diana Dehaini (Zhang Nanomedicine Lab), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Biomimetic Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery and Removal" was presented on February 28, 2019. Dr.

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.