A temporary tattoo developed by UC San Diego researchers and led by Joseph Wang, Chair of the NanoEngineering Department, and Patrick Mercier, has been enrolled in a phase I clinical trial. This "tattoo sensor" would provide type 1 or type 2 diabetics with a needle-less option for monitoring the
Congratulations to NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Marc Meyers for receiving the 2018 Robert Franklin Mehl Award at the TMS Institute of Metals Lecture. Dr.
A team of researchers led by NanoEngineering professor, Sheng Xu have developed a stretchable, flexible patch that can aid in performing ultrasound imaging on objects that do not have perfectly flat surfaces. This new technology allows the patch to conform without compromising electronic functio
UC San Diego NanoEngineering professor, Eric Fullerton has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. This honor celebrates his "invention and development of multilayer, high-density magnetic recording media." The Department of NanoEngineering would like to offer their congratulations
Dr. Liangfang Zhang, a professor at the UC San Diego NanoEngineering Department, and his research team have developed macrophage nanosponges that can improve the treatment for sepsis. This new development has already positively impacted the survival rates in mice with sepsis.
An interdisciplinary project led by NanoEngineering professor and Center for Wearable Sensors member, Darren Lipomi, and Department of Psychology professor and director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, V.S.
Dr. Joseph Wang, Chair of the Department of NanoEngineering, received an Honorary Doctorate in Natural Sciences from the Charles University in Prague. This honor awards Dr. Wang for his outstanding academic achievements and tireless support of the new generation of scientists.
A research team led by NanoEngineering professor, David Fenning, has studied a type of hybrid perovskite crystal to observe nanoscale changes in an effort to improve the quality of the solar cells. The team, which includes researchers from the AMOLF Institute in Netherlands and Argonne National
NanoEngineering professor, Liangfang Zhang, has been named the winner of the 2017 Kabiller Young Investigator Award for his creation of a unique biology-mimicking nanotechnology.
NanoEngineering Professor Jesse Jokerst and his lab group have developed a new dental imaging method to examine patients for gum disease.
Congratulations to Dr. Yang Yu (Meyers Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Structural and Mechanical Properties of A-Keratin Fibers" was presented on May 5, 2017. Dr. Yu has been with the Department of NanoEngineering since Fall 2013.
Joseph Wong, an undergraduate in NanoEngineering, rece
Congratulations to Dr. Elaine Alexandra Skowronski (Heller Lab), who recently received her Ph.D in NanoEngineering. Her defense on "Charge-Changing Substrates for Degradative Enzyme Activity Detection in Whole Blood" was presented on May 8, 2017. Dr.
Today the NanoEngineering Department celebrated two founding members farewell. Professor Michael Heller will be retiring at the end of the academic year and Professor Gaurav Arya is off to pursue new opportunities.
The Jacobs School held its annual Research Expo on Thursday, April, 20, 2017.
Congratulations to Dr. Tyler Dill (Tao Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Plasmonic Colloidal Nanoantennas for Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectrocopy" was presented on January 18, 2017. Dr.
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.