Nano News

Professor Shaochen Chen gave a plenary talk and an invited talk on nanoscale 3D-printing and tissue engineering applications in the International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics.

"Biological Materials Science," written by Po-Yu Chen and Marc Meyers introduces the fertile field of Biology to Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering students. Taking a unique materials science approach, it introduces students to the basic concepts and applications of materials and biomed

Congratulations goes out to Prof. Shaochen Chen on his recent award from NIH, the Edward Nagy New Investigator Award from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB).

Congratulations!  This award is given for Excellence in Publications by a Young Member of the Institute, which recognizes significant contributions to chemical engineering by researchers under 36.  read more

Congratulations goes out to Drs. Luo, Ong and Yang's research entitled "Development of Interfacial “Phase” Diagrams for the Materials Genome Initiative: Tailoring the Processing and Properties of Materials for Defense Applications".

One of the 49 top scientists is NanoEngineering's Chair, Distinguished Professor Joseph Wang. read more

Professor Opatkiewicz was acknowledged throughout U.C. San Diego for his teaching successes.  The NanoEngineering Department 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year Award;  Jacobs School of Engineering Professor of the Year Award and Sixth College Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award.

Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction of Highly Cited Papers-ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, reflecting their exceptional impact.

Professor Joseph Wang presented Plenary Lecture at the 24th World Congress on Biosensors held in Melbourne Australia.

Highlighted in ThisWeek@UCSanDiego, Professor Ong discusses his group’s efforts in using the power of supercomputers to accelerate materials discovery and innovation...

Dept News

As we reach the end of a year of unprecedented growth in the UC San Diego Department of NanoEngineering, we take some time to reflect on the highlights of 2015.

Congratulations to Mr. Jonathan Monk (Systems Biology Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. His defense on "Comparative Analysis of Microbial Pathogens Using Systems Biology" was presented on December 10, 2015. Mr.

As a finalist of the Falling Wall Young Innovator of the Year 2015, Mr. Jinxing Li presented his research "Breaking the Wall of Robot Miniaturization" at Falling Walls Lab in Berlin. He was also awarded an A.T.

Congratulations to Mr. Adam Printz (The Lipomi Research Group), who recently received his Ph.D in NanoEngineering. His defense on "Understanding and Improving the Mechanical Stability of Semiconducting Polymers for Flexible and Stretchable Electronics" was presented on November 16, 2015. Mr.

The Department of Nanoengieering is pleased to announce the addition of new faculty member Vicki H. Grassian, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemisty, Nanoengineering and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Dr.

Click here to view the tentative Course Offerings for Fall 2015 - Spring 2016.

His defense on "Tailoring Nanoscale Properties to Enable Advanced Energy Storage Materials" was presented on September 9, 2015. Mr. Verde has been with the Department of NanoEngineering since Fall 2010. The department is very proud of his achievement! 

NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering Majors
Incoming Freshmen and New Transfer Students
Please attend our department's undergraduate orientation!
Date:  Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Location: Center Hall, Room 101

From Cebu, Philippines, chemical engineering student Regina Caluya has focused her education and career towards making a strong social impact through science and engineering.

Congratulations to Amay Bandodkar, graduate student from Joe Wang's lab, who has been selected as a Seibel Scholar in recognition of his academic excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Seminars

Hybrid nanostructures, chemical nanomotors, and active matter

Peer Fischer

Shaping Thin Solid Films into Functional and Integrative Nanomembranes
 
Yongfeng Mei
Department of Materials Science, Fudan University, Shanghai
 
Abstract:

Probing the Structure and Dynamic Behaviors of Nanostructured Materials with Atomic Resolution in Real Time

Xiaoqing Pan

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Department of Physics and Astronomy

An Integrated Approach Toward Understanding the Environmental Fate, Transport and Toxicity of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanomaterials

Dr. Vicki Grassian

Please note time for this Seminar Presentation: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Plasmonic imaging of chemical information in nano- and bio-materials

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Cooperative Function in Atomically Precise Nanoscale Assemblies

Paul Weiss, PhD

University of California, Los Angeles

Abstract:

Creating Customized Patterns using Block Copolymer Directed Self-Assembly for Integrated Circuit Fabrication

Gregory Doerk

HGST, a Western Digital Company

Abstract:

Nanotherapeutics for Neurological Disorders

Elizabeth Nance, PhD

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Center for Nanomedicine
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD

ABSTRACT

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon

Novel photovoltaic architectures using two-dimensional atomic layered materials

Seminar Presentation: 11:00am – Noon
 
Automated experimental platforms and high-content data reveal hidden biological information in synaptic patterns of C.elegans.