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Congratulations to our exceptional graduate students who are recipients of the 2021-22 ARCS Fellowship Awards!

John Holoubek, NanoEngineering
Colman Moore, NanoEngineering
Jiarong Zhou, NanoEngineering

Andrew Kleinschmidt, Chemical Engineering
David McBride, Chemical Engineering

ARCS Foundation fellowships reward excellence in research. Selection was based primarily on the exceptional promise to make a significant contribution to the advancement of science, and to the material and intellectual welfare of all people.  https://www.arcsfoundation.org/san_diego/

Nano News

Professor Jian Luo has been elected into the World Academy of Ceramics in the Class “Science” in the ac

A huge congratulations to Dr.

Congrats to Professors Jian Luo and Ken Vecchio, and our NE affiliates for being awarded the 2022 Journal of the European Ceramics Society Best Paper Award. 

Congratulations to Professor Tod Pascal for winning a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a foundation-wide activity that offers the NSF's most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potentia

Dr. Nicole Steinmetz and Dr. Jon Pokorski's article highlights the opportunities of molecular farming for manufacture of biologics and integration of materials science for delivery of such biologics in particular with a focus on world-wide distribution and application.

Ten professors at the University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, including our very own, Shirley Meng, Shyue Ping Ong, Joseph Wang, Sheng Xu and Liangfang Zhang are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, according to

Dr. Nicole Steinmetz and Dr. Jon Pokorski labs have developed fridge-free COVID-19 vaccines that are grown in plants and bacteria. In preclinical studies, the vaccine candidates demonstrated to be effective as a single dose and could be self administered as a patch.

Dept News

Congratulations to Tala Sidawi, who is the recipient of the department best poster award and the M. Lea Rudee Outstanding Poster Award!

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These exceptional graduate students are recipients of the 2021-22 ARCS Fellowship Awards:

Congratulations to Dr. Darren H.S. Tan (Sustainable Materials and Energy Laboratory), who recently received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering.

Congratulations to Dr. Juliane R. Sempionatto (Laboratory for Nanobioelectronics), who recently received her Ph.D. in NanoEngineering.

Congratulations to Dr. Qiaowan Chang (Sustainable Materials and Energy Laboratory), who recently received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering.

Congratulations to Dr. Irem Ustunol (Grassian Research Group), who recently received her Ph.D. in NanoEngineering.