Nano News

Congratulations to Dr. Liangfang Zhang's research lab.

According to the World Power list...read more  Congratulations Joe!!  

one from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), another from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NIH project is on the development of biomimetic tissue models using 3D bioprinting and human induced pluripotent stem cell.

Andrea Tao’s DURIP award will support the purchase of a state-of-the-art AFM-couple Raman spectrometer, which will be used in characterizing large-scale metamaterials fabricated by nanoparticle self-assembly.

MIT Technology Review has named Professor Liangfang Zhang, among the top 35 young innovators of 2013 for research entitled "A nanoengineering scheme to make drugs more effective by fooling the im

Darren Lipomi's Research Group is awarded a grant from the NSF BRIGE program (Broadening Research Initiation Grants in Engineering) for a project on understanding how organic solar cells function on the nanoscale and for its outreach efforts to underre

Joseph Wang is a Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair of Nanoengineering at the University of California, San Diego in the US. His research looks at the rapidly developing field of nanobioelectronics which aims to integrate nano- and biomaterials with electronic transducers.

Researchers at UC San Diego have developed a temporary tattoo sensor that could help warn marathoners, cyclists and other extreme athletes if they're about to encounter the sudden, overwhelming sense of fatigue known as "the wall."  Read more

Dept News

Neil Gandhi is a 2nd year student from the Nanoengineering department and is a Gordon Scholar and recipient of the Engineering Leadership Award from the Gordon Engineering Leadership Center.

A paper "3D optical printing of piezoelectric nanoparticle-polymer" by  K. Kim, W. Zhu,  S.C. Chen, and D. Sirbuly,  has been selected for the SPIE Applications of 3D Printing Best Paper Award.

Dr. Engleman was a lecturer at UCSD from 1996-2001 for CENG 124A/B, Chemical Plant and Process Design, which covers the principles of chemical process design and economics, process flow diagrams and cost estimation.

Five engineering graduate students from the University of California, San Diego who are working to improve human health and better understand the biological world through engineering have been named 2015 Siebel Scholars.

Third year Chemical Engineering Ph.D. candidate Suchol Savagatrup won the 2014-2015 competitive scholarship from Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Program of $7,500.

Ms. Soracha Thamphiwatana is the first NanoEngineering Ph.D. student to pass the dissertation defense. The defense on "Antimicrobial Nanotherapeutics Against Helicobacter Pylori Infection" was presented on August 6, 2014. Ms.

Alex Zaretski's project "GrollTex: green, inexpensive roll-to-roll industrial-scale graphene" heads to Washington D.C. for the Nationals in June, good luck Alex!  read more

Alex Zaretski won second prize at the FLoW (DOE Clean energy competition) at CalTech.  read more

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines.  Tim O'Connor is working in Prof.

Seminars

Meet & Greet: 10:30am - 10:50am
Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Non-equilibrium plasma processing of materials

Predicting the dynamic behavior of chemo-responsive gels
 
University of Pittsburgh
 
Abstract:

Transport Pathways in Semiconducting Polymers

Programmable Self-Assembly with Polymers and Particles

CalTech

 

Abstract:

Accelerating materials discovery through high-throughput ab initio computing

Geoffroy Hautier

Université catholique de Louvain
 
 

Contact Charge Electrophoresis for Powering Micro- and Nanotechnology

Kyle Bishop

The Pennsylvania State University

 

 

Tuning Energy Transport in Solar Thermal Systems Using Nanostructured Materials

Andrej Lenert
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Shining light on magnetism: controlled magnetic switching with femto-second laser pulses

Eric Fullerton

UC San Diego, Center of Magnetic Recording Research
 

Control of Magnetic Domain Patterns In Complex Oxide Nanostructures

Yayoi Takamura, Ph.D.

Origin of Negative Thermal Expansion

Zi-Kui Liu, Ph.D.

The Pennsylvania State University