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Graduate Students Launch NanoXpo to Show Off Real World Impact of Nanoengineering

March 2, 2017

…Real World Impact of Nanoengineering Biofuel cells that are powered by human sweat. 3D printed heart tissue. Tiny robots that could deliver drugs. Stretchable and wearable electronics. These are just a few ways that nanoengineers at UC San Diego are making a big splash—at the nanoscale level. On Friday, graduate…

NanoEngineering Department at UC San Diego Receives $2.1M Gift from the Aiiso Yufeng Li Family

February 21, 2024

Nanoengineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Aiiso Yufeng Li (Jeff), and his family have pledged a $2.1M gift to the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. The gift will support research, education and student activities in the Department of NanoEngineering at the Jacobs School of Engineering.

Engineering Undergraduates Use DNA Origami to Target Cancer

February 16, 2017

…Borum, a fourth year nanoengineering major and the team lead for the project. The team chose to design a “sleeve”—think Christmas stocking—to carry the hidden cargo. But the shape isn’t what makes the design unique. “What’s really unique about our project is that we are incorporating folic acid—a protein that…

Alums Take on Emerging Field of Nanoscale Virtual Reality

December 1, 2016

…first graduating class of NanoEngineering at UC San Diego when he received his bachelor’s degree in 2015. Frustrated by the lack of tools available to nanoengineers for complex 3D modeling and simulation at the nanoscale, he set out to try and rectify the problem. He and colleagues built the first…

Designing Better Materials for the 21st Century

August 7, 2014

…Jian Luo, professor of nanoengineering and materials science and engineering at the University of California, San Diego as one of 10 new National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows (NSSEFF). The award provides up to $3 million over five years to develop a new materials design tool called interfacial phase…

Personalized Sweat Sensor Reliably Monitors Blood Glucose Without Finger Pricks

May 10, 2021

UC San Diego engineers developed a device that could make it more convenient for people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose. The device can measure glucose in sweat with the touch of a fingertip, and then a personalized algorithm provides an accurate estimate of blood glucose levels.

First Class of Nanoengineering Graduates Ready to Solve Technology’s Most Challenging Problems

June 19, 2013

What is a nanoengineer? It’s a question nearly 20 seniors, who, this June, earned the first bachelor’s degree in nanoengineering offered at the University of California, San Diego, have learned to answer as they tackle the questions and expectations of their parents and potential employers.

Wearable Skin Patch Monitors Hemoglobin in Deep Tissues

December 16, 2022

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed an electronic patch that can monitor biomolecules in deep tissues, including hemoglobin.

UC San Diego Nanoengineer Named Among MIT Technology Review’s Top Innovators Under 35

July 2, 2018

MIT Technology Review has named Sheng Xu, a professor of nanoengineering at the University of California San Diego, as one of this year’s top innovators under 35. Xu is being recognized for inventing a clever way to make off-the-shelf electronics stretchable.

UC San Diego Grad Students Build a Robotics Community

March 15, 2018

UC San Diego nanoengineering Ph.D. student Caleb Christianson listens to a talk at the weekly robotics seminar he launched with mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Benjamin Shih. Photos by UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering / David Baillot UC San Diego Grad Students Build a Robotics Community UC San Diego…

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