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Research findings by NanoEngineering professor, Dr.

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.

NanoEngineering professor, Dr.

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.

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.