Nano News

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. 

Presented by the Office of Naval Research to recognize promising early-career academic scientists, Nano Prof.

A team led by Nano Professor Shaochen Chen, working with UC San Diego Medicine and Bioengineering Professor Shu Chien, has printed a tissue that closely mimics the human liver's structure and function for use in patient-specific drug screening and disease modeling.

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency grant is intended to develop new skin-wearable systems that can rapidly and efficiently detect and remove chemical and biological agents. The project, led by Nano professors Joseph Wang and Liangfang Zhang, aims to provide better understanding of how chem-bio a

For the second year in a row, Dr. Joseph Wang has been named a Highly-Cited Researcher by leading news organization Thomson Reuters due to the number of citations his work has received from fellow researchers.

Dept News

Congratulations to Dr. Wei Zhu (Chen Laboratory), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "3D Printing of Functional Biomaterials for Tissue Modeling" was presented on August 26, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Brandon Marin for being awarded a fellowship from the National Institutes of Health.

Congratulations to Ashley Kroll, Maziar Behtash, and Samuel Root, who were selected for the 2016-17 Achievement Reward for College Scientists (ARCS). These scholarships reward excellence in research.

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

Congratulations to Dr. Ziying Wang (Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering.

The team received this honor based on their  capstone undergraduate research project, Solution Processable ZnO Coatings for Self-Cleaning Solar Modules. They summarize their findings: "Self-cleaning coatings have the potential to improve the long-term efficiency and reduce maintenance co

Congratulations to Dr. Aliaksandr Zaretski (The Lipomi Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Scalable Fabrication of Large-Area Graphene and Graphene Nano-Composite Films for Flexible Electronics and Sensors" was presented on June 8, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Amay Bandodkar (Laboratory for Nanobioelectronics), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Printed Wearable Electrochemical Sensors for Healthcare Monitoring" was presented on June 7, 2016. Dr.

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Congratulations to Dr. Conor T. Riley (Sirbuly Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "Plasmonic and Hyperbolic Metamaterials via Atomic Layer Deposition" was presented on May 27, 2016. Mr.