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NanoEngineering professor, Sheng Xu, has lead a team in developing a stretchable electronic patch that can be used to perform a variety of wireless activity.

The Department of NanoEngineering congratulates Professor, Zheng Chen on being selected as one of the 11 university-led proposals to win a NASA Early Career Faculty for Space Technology Research Grant.

Researchers working in the lab of NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Andrea Tao, developed a nano-sized device made out of silver crystals that emits light by "tunneling" electrons through a barrier. Working closely with UC San Diego's Dr.

MIT Technology Review has named NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Sheng Xu, among their top innovators under 35 for this year.  Professor Xu is being recognized for his work in engineering off-the-shelf electronics into flexible, stretchable, and wearable options. For more information on Dr.

We at the Department of NanoEngineering would like to congratulate NanoEngineering professor and Department Chair, Joseph Wang, for receiving a Doctor Honoris Causa from Comenius University in Bratislava.  Dr.

The Department of NanoEngineering would like to extend its congratulations to our Chair, Dr. Joseph Wang, for being honored with the 2018 ESEAC Lifetime Achievement Award in Electroanalytical Chemistry.  The award celebrates Dr. Wang's significant achievements in Electrochemistry.  

NanoEngineering Department Chair, Joseph Wang, and NanoEngineering Professor Liangfang Zhang combined technologies to develop nanorobots that can swim through blood and remove harmful bacteria and the toxins they produce.

The Acta Materialia paper by UC San Diego Nanoengineering professors Marc A. Meyers and Vlado A.

Researchers at UC San Diego have developed a test that can rapidly screen for signs of pancreatic cancer in a drop of blood.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Darren Lipomi, and his team, Mohammad A. Alkhadra and Samuel E. Root, who have been announced as the 2018 winners of the Lectureship and Best Paper Award.

Dept News

Congratulations to Dr. Viet Anh Nguyen Huu (Laboratory for Bioresponsive Materials), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "Engineering Smart Drug Delivery Systems to Treat Inflammatory Disorders" was presented on January 6, 2017. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Joshua T. Villanueva (Nanophotonics, Sensors and Devices Laboratory), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering.

Congratulations to Dr. Sohini Manna (Center for Memory and Recording Research), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Engineering of Anisotropic Metallic Nanomaterials" was presented on December 2, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Rajaram Narayanan (Bandaru Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Electrochemical Charge Storage and Transfer in Carbon Nanostructures" was presented on November 30, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. Jae-Wook Shin (LESC), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "Relaxation Phenomena in Rechargeable Battery Electrode Materials Beyond Li Intercalation" was presented on November 1, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Dr. John Warner (Chen Laboratory), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "3D Printing of Static and Dynamic Biomaterial Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering" was presented on September 28, 2016. Dr.

Congratulations to Jinxing Li, PhD candidate from Dr. Joseph Wang's lab, who has been selected as a Siebel Scholar in recognition of his academic excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Congratulations to Dr. Qian Huang (Sirbuly Research Group), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Coupled Plasmonic Nanoparticle-Nanofiber Optic Force Transducers" was presented on September 12, 2016. Dr.

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.