Nano News

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

Flexible biofuel cells harvested substantial biochemical energy from human sweat in real-life scenarios..read more

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have invented a “nanosponge” capable of safely removing a broad class of dangerous toxins from the bloodstream...

Congratulations to our Professor Joseph Wang for receiving the 2013 Spiers Memorial Award for his major contributions to Electrochemistry and Nanobiotechnology from the UK  Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). r

For having taught thousands of students, written textbooks and conducted seminal research on the mechanical behavior of materials. 

Professor Joseph Wang from U.C. San Diego wins Spiers Memorial Award 2013 for his pioneering contributions to the fields of electroanalytical chemistry and nanobiotechnology.  read more
 

Darren Lipomi and his group are a recipient of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program award for engineering the mechanical properties of semiconducting polymers for tough, stretchable solar cells, displays, and skin-like sensors. 

Small is fantastic! In Economist Special Issue on 'The World in 2013'  U. C. San Diego research from Dr.

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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.

Adam Printz with Prof. Lipomi's lab "Best of both worlds: Conjugated polymers exhibiting good photovoltaic properties and high tensile elasticity"  received Best Poster for NanoEngineering Department and Laura Andersen with Prof.

NanoEngineering PhD student Aliaksandr Zaretski with Professor Lipomi's research lab wins the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for his project on the green fabrication of graphene sheets and the use of graphene to encapsulate particles in "nanoaquariums" for microscopic visualization.

Due to high demand, ALL engineering majors at the Jacobs School have been designated as oversubscribed and have been granted impacted status.
1. NanoEngineering (Effective Fall 2014 for freshmen and effective Fall 2015 for transfers)

As a 3rd year NanoEngineering student, Sarin Parikh entered the SDG&E Careers in Energy App Concept Development Contest with 2nd year CSE student Akshat Vasavada.

Congratulations to Su-Wen Hsu, a graduate student in Dr.

The NanoTechMap is an online exhibition featuring over 4,000 nanotech' companies worldwide.

Seminars

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

Contact Charge Electrophoresis: Fast, Simple Transport of Conductive Particles in Microfluidic Devices

Aaron Drews

Nanomedical Engineering: Unraveling the Dynamics of Nanoparticle Delivery to Cancer

Bryan Smith, Ph.D.

Abstract:

Engineering Synthetic Biomarkers for Multiplexed Urinary Monitoring of Disease

Gabriel Kwong, Ph.D.
Burroughs Wellcome Fund CASI Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology