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Dr. Liangfang Zhang has been selected as one of the 10 most innovative young minds in science and engineering, chosen for Popular Science magazine's annual "Brilliant 10" list.

2014 Chemical Engineering PhD Graduate, Wei Gao, has been recognized as one of the 35 Innovators Under 35 for the Year 2016 by MIT Technology Review for his research in sweatbands that monitor your health. More information on Dr.

As part of the Battery500 consortium, teams led by Nano Profs Dr. Ping Liu and Dr.

On July 12, Fudan University and the University of California San Diego held their first joint Workshop on Nanomaterials and Nanoengineering.

A team of international researchers led by Dr.

Dr. Shaochen Chen has received a four-year $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a “rapid multimaterial bioprinting” platform for building patient-specific biomimetic heart tissue.

Congratulations to Dr. Shirley Meng for receiving the Charles W. Tobias Young Investigator Award from the Electrochemical Society.

A team headed by Nano Chair Joseph Wang and ECE Professor Patrick Mercier revealed a groundbreaking new wearable sensor that tracks and records both EKG heart signals and lactate levels in real time.

Congratulations to Dr. Lipomi for winning this honor, given annually to an exceptional educator at the graduate level. A ceremony for the GSA awardees will be held 4:00pm on April 27th at The Loft.

Congratulations to Dr. Luo for this distinguished honor. Recognition of his achievement will be given at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet, to be held on October 24, 2016, at the Society's annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

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.