Nano News

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.

Detection for the real world demands simplicity, cost-effectiveness, accuracy, durability, and high performance.

Renewable Energy Program Pushes Novel Concepts Forward

Dept News

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.

Congratulations on your award and taking 1st place in this competition for the research on "Highly Efficient Polymer-Based Microrockets and Their Biomedical Applications". Job well done!

Drs. Hu and Zhang received the 2013 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Scholar Award. Each year, these awards are given in recognition of the outstanding postdoctoral scholars and mentors who contribute to making UC San Diego one of the best research institutions in the nation.

Congratulations to NanoEngineering graduate student Brandon Marin (http://atao.ucsd.edu/group), whose student team at the National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA) won first place in the conference case study proposal competition.

Seminars

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

DNA Self-Assembly: From Molecular Devices to Macroscopic Engineering

Yi Chen, Ph.D.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Abstract:

Ultrasound Molecular Imaging: Beyond the Vasculature with Nanoparticle Contrast Agents

Jesse Jokerst, Ph.D.

Thin Film Interference in Ultra-Thin Layers: Color Coatings, Tunable Absorbers, and Anomalous Thermal Emitters

Nanoscale Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

Vojislav R. Stamenkovic, Ph.D.

Martensitic Microstructural Systems in Carbon-Steels and Susceptibility to Hydrogen Embrittlement

George Krauss, Ph.D.

Cellular Factors that Impact Drug Delivery

Gaurav Sahay, Ph.D.