Nano News

A team led by Dr. Michael Heller has developed a new technology that uses an oscillating electric field to easily and quickly isolate drug-delivery nanoparticles from blood.

The Sustainable Power and Energy Center (Dr. Shirley Meng, director), has joined with other UCSD researchers as new members of CalCharge, the pioneering public-private partnership designed to accelerate breakthrough energy storage technologies in California. 

The Albert Easton White Distinguished Teacher Award bears the inscription "For inspired teaching for 45 years, and for leadership in the field of Materials Science and Engineering through research, organization of conferences and symposia, and writing textbooks used globally." The award was prese

Part of the NIH's "High Risk, High Reward" program, the award supports exceptionally creative, early-career investigators with innovative, high-impact projects. Dr.

As reported recently in the journal Angewandte Chemie​, a group led by Dr. Joseph Wang has shown how tiny carbon-capturing motors may reduce the oceans' rising carbon dioxide levels.

By cloaking drug-delivering nanoparticles in the plasma membrane of human platelets, a group led by Dr. Zhang greatly increased the therapeutic effects of medicines administered to animal subjects.

Using an innovative 3-D printing technology, a team led by Dr. Shaochen Chen and Dr. Joseph Wang has developed fish-shaped microrobots with diverse capabilities such as detoxification, sensing, and directed drug delivery.

Working with Dr. Kang Zhang, professor at the UCSD Department of Opthamology, Dr. Liangfang Zhang helped develop a treatment using nanoparticles infused with a steroid present in cataract-free eyes.

"Why the Seahorse Tail is Square," published in the July 3, 2015 edition of Science, explains how the unique shape of a seahorse tail helps with protection and grip strength, and how this knowledge could lead to advances in robotics and medical device development.

"Topological defect dynamics in operando battery nanoparticles.” Science 2015, published June 19

Dept News

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.

Click here to view the tentative Course Offerings for Fall 2016-Spring 2017.

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.

Congratulations to Dr. Suchol Savagatrup (The Lipomi Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "Semiconducting Polymers for Stretchable, Ultra-Flexible, and Mechanically Robust Organic Photovoltaics" was presented on May 12, 2016. Mr.

NanoEngineering Alumnus Dr. Adam Printz, who earned his Ph.D as a member of the Lipomi Research Group, was selected by the Jacobs School SWIFT committee as this year's winner of the Chancellor's Dissertation Medal for the Jacobs School.

Congratulations to NANO Ph.D. student, Ms. Mollie Touve (The Gianneschi Group), who is a recipient of the 2016 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship! Ms. Touve's application was selected by the DoD from over 3,000 eligible applications received this year.

Transfer Triton Day is for newly admitted transfer students and will be held on Saturday, May 7th.  The entire campus will be open for tours and information sessions.

Congratulations to Lennart Langouche, Madhura Som, and Qiangzhe Zhang, who were selected for the Friends of the International Center Fellowship.

Ms. Freeman's defense on "Chemical Resonance Effects in Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering of Nucleic Acid-Silver Composites" was presented on April 20, 2016. Ms. Freeman has been with the Department of NanoEngineering since Fall 2010.

Congratulations to Mr. Li, a Graduate Student in Dr.

Seminars

Al Pisano
University of California, San Diego

SME 248 - Cymer Conference Center
Engineering Broad-Spectrum Virucidal Drugs to Target Enveloped Viruses 
 
Dr. Nam-Joon Cho
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
 
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