Nano News

Congratulations goes to Prof. Shirley Meng, for being recognized for "Science Award Electrochemistry" by BASF and Volkswagen.

Professor Shaochen Chen gave a plenary talk and an invited talk on nanoscale 3D-printing and tissue engineering applications in the International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics.

"Biological Materials Science," written by Po-Yu Chen and Marc Meyers introduces the fertile field of Biology to Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering students. Taking a unique materials science approach, it introduces students to the basic concepts and applications of materials and biomed

Congratulations goes out to Prof. Shaochen Chen on his recent award from NIH, the Edward Nagy New Investigator Award from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB).

Congratulations!  This award is given for Excellence in Publications by a Young Member of the Institute, which recognizes significant contributions to chemical engineering by researchers under 36.  read more

Congratulations goes out to Drs. Luo, Ong and Yang's research entitled "Development of Interfacial “Phase” Diagrams for the Materials Genome Initiative: Tailoring the Processing and Properties of Materials for Defense Applications".

One of the 49 top scientists is NanoEngineering's Chair, Distinguished Professor Joseph Wang. read more

Professor Opatkiewicz was acknowledged throughout U.C. San Diego for his teaching successes.  The NanoEngineering Department 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year Award;  Jacobs School of Engineering Professor of the Year Award and Sixth College Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award.

Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction of Highly Cited Papers-ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, reflecting their exceptional impact.

Professor Joseph Wang presented Plenary Lecture at the 24th World Congress on Biosensors held in Melbourne Australia.

Dept News

Congratulations to Mr. Adam Printz (The Lipomi Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Understanding and Improving the Mechanical Stability of Semiconducting Polymers for Flexible and Stretchable Electronics" was presented on November 16, 2015. Mr.

The Department of Nanoengieering is pleased to announce the addition of new faculty member Vicki H. Grassian, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemisty, Nanoengineering and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Dr.

Click here to view the tentative Course Offerings for Fall 2015 - Spring 2016.

His defense on "Tailoring Nanoscale Properties to Enable Advanced Energy Storage Materials" was presented on September 9, 2015. Mr. Verde has been with the Department of NanoEngineering since Fall 2010. The department is very proud of his achievement! 

NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering Majors
Incoming Freshmen and New Transfer Students
Please attend our department's undergraduate orientation!
Date:  Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Location: Center Hall, Room 101

From Cebu, Philippines, chemical engineering student Regina Caluya has focused her education and career towards making a strong social impact through science and engineering.

Congratulations to Amay Bandodkar, graduate student from Joe Wang's lab, who has been selected as a Seibel Scholar in recognition of his academic excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Congratulations to Mr. Kolin Hribar (Chen Laboratory), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Light-Assisted Biopatterning of Hydrogels for Investigating Cell Interactions with their Microenvironment" was presented on July 20, 2015. Mr.

Jinxing Li took 3rd Place in Falling Wall Lab San Diego, a Germany TED event, on last Saturday by "Breaking the Wall of Robot Miniaturization".  It is the first SoCal event of Falling Wall Lab with competition from all young innovators from SoCal (SD, LA, SB...).

Congratulations to Professor Shirley Meng for being awarded as one of the 4 winners of the 2015 Qualcomm Fellow-Mentor-Advisor (FMA) Fellowship, for the proposal titled, "Making the Invisible Visible: Diagnosing Atomic Level Defects in 10nm FinFET Transistors".


SME 248 - Cymer Conference Center
Probing the Morphology of Bulk Heterojunction Films
Dr. Adam Moule
University of California, Davis

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon
SME 248 - Cymer Conference Center

Development of New Therapeutic Approaches for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Subhash Chauhan
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

SME 248 - Cymer Conference Center
Nanophotonics meets, resonantly, mechanics and 2D materials: 1+1>2
Ertugrul Cubukcu

SME 248 - Cymer Conference Center
Getting into that “room at the bottom” of DNA analysis
Dr. Sabrina Rose Leslie
McGill University

Nicole Steinmetz
Biomedical Engineering Case  Western Reserve University

SME 248 - Cymer Conference Center
Mechanical Design of DNA Nanostructures and Measurement Devices
Professor Carlos Castro
The Ohio State University

Revealing Unseen Materials Dynamics in Liquids at the Atomic Level
Haimei Zheng
Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California

Hybrid nanostructures, chemical nanomotors, and active matter

Peer Fischer

Shaping Thin Solid Films into Functional and Integrative Nanomembranes
Yongfeng Mei
Department of Materials Science, Fudan University, Shanghai