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Breaking Through to the Brain

May 5, 2022

…of Engineering, is developing nanomaterials to diagnose and treat traumatic brain injuries. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego . Breaking Through to the Brain Engineering nanomaterials to diagnose and treat traumatic brain injuries Traumatic brain injuries might have faded from the headlines since the NFL reached a $765 million settlement…

UC San Diego Mechanical Engineer Awarded Packard Fellowship for Next-generation Imaging Technology

October 16, 2023

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has named Lisa Poulikakos, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at UC San Diego, as a 2023 Packard Fellow for Science and Engineering. Poulikakos develops novel nanomaterials to address key challenges in imaging science.

Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage

April 15, 2014

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have created new ceramic materials that could be used to store hydrogen safely and efficiently.

Combining Nanomaterials in 3D to Build Next-Generation Imaging Devices

April 19, 2021

UC San Diego nanoengineering professor Oscar Vazquez-Mena is taking nanomaterials to the next dimension. By integrating different nanoscale materials together in 3D, he is creating a new generation of devices for environmental monitoring, energy harvesting and biomedical applications.

A Nanomaterial Path Forward for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

July 15, 2020

From mRNA vaccines entering clinical trials, to peptide-based vaccines and using molecular farming to scale vaccine production, the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing new and emerging nanotechnologies into the frontlines and the headlines.

Engineers Develop Nanofoams for Better Body Armor, Layers of Protection for Buildings

March 25, 2013

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego are developing nanofoams that could be used to make better body armor; prevent traumatic brain injury and blast-related lung injuries in soldiers; and protect buildings from impacts and blasts. It’s the first time researchers are investigating the use of nanofoams for structural…

Nanomaterial Self-Assembly Imaged in Real Time

June 8, 2015

A team of researchers from UC San Diego, Florida State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories has for the first time visualized the growth of “nanoscale” chemical complexes in real time, demonstrating that processes in liquids at the scale of one-billionth of a meter can be documented as they happen.

Materials Scientist Awarded Schmidt Science Fellowship

April 24, 2024

Wonjun Yim, who earned a PhD in materials science at the University of California San Diego, is one of 32 researchers selected from the world’s leading science and engineering institutions to receive a 2024 Schmidt Science Fellowship.

Engineering Professor Graeve Inducted into Mexican Academy of Sciences

January 17, 2020

UC San Diego Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Olivia Graeve has been inducted into the Academia Mexicana de Ciencias (Mexican Academy of Sciences or AMC). Graeve, a Tijuana native and UC San Diego alumna, is one of only three corresponding members inducted in 2019.

Four Researchers Recognized for Innovative, Transformative Work by NIH

October 2, 2018

Three researchers at the University of California San Diego have been selected to receive 2018 NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards. In addition, David Traver from the UC San Diego School of Medicine, has received an NIH Director’s Transformative award.

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