Welcome to the Laboratory for Nanobioelectronics
Dr. Joseph Wang
SAIC Endowed Chair
Department of Nanoengineering
University California San Diego (UCSD)
La Jolla, CA 92093-0448
Director, Center of Wearable Sensors
Tel (Office): (858) 246-0128
Tel (Lab): 858-822-1588.
Office: SME Building, Room 203
Department Website: Link
Currently there are around 50 active researchers in the areas of nanomachines, wearable sensors, electrochemistry and analytical chemistry.
CITATIONS METRICS - H Index (172, Google Scholar)
Total Citations (G. Scholar 125,000)
Professor Wang is the Recipient of the 2021 Talanta Medal
Wang's lab is honored to be featured in the 'Giants in Sensing' Issue of ACS Sensors.
Professor Wang is the recipient of 2019 Fellow of The Electrochemical Society.
Professor Wang received an Honorary Professor from Harbin Institute of Technology - China (2019).
Professor Wang is the recipient of Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry (SEAC) - Charles N. Reilley Award - 2019 Pittcon Award
Professor Wang is the recipient of 2018 Sensors Achievement Award of the Electrochemical Society (ECS)
Professor Wang received Honorary Doctor from Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (2018). Others that received this honor are former UN Secretary, Angela Merkel, and the Dali Lama.
Our Nature Biotechnology Review on Wearable Biosensors. PDF Link.
Professor Wang received European Life-Time Achievement Award in Electrochemistry from ESEAC Society (2018)
Professor Wang received an Honorary Doctor from Charles University- Prague (2017). Video Link!
Joe Wang Named Honorary Professor at Fudan University (2016)
Our Science Robotics Review on Biomedical Nanorobots.
Wang Leads a large DOE Grant for Developing Smart Clothes that could Cut Energy Costs.
ARPA E Project Highlighted in DOE Summit.
Our Lab-on-a-glove Paper Highlighted in The Economist, 2017.
UCSD Microrockets Featured in The Economist Special Issue 'The World in 2013'
Prof. Wang is Among the Worlds's Most Influential Scientists, 2014
Prof. Wang is among the 100 most influential people in Analytical Sciences, 2013
Wang Received the 2013 Spiers Memorial Award for the UK Royal Society of Chemistry
Wang was Admitted as Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Wang Makes the Top 10 Most Cited Chemists in the World!
Science Nanomachines Guest Editorial by Wang (2016)
Wang Received the Breyer Medal of the Royal Australian Institute
Wang's 'Nanomachines" Book (Wiley-VCH), 2013
A Fantastic Voyage - RSC Interview (Chem World- 2013)
News on Our Research:
Nanomotor and Nanorobots News:
Living Machines: A Macrophage–Mg Hybrid Biomotor
First in-vivo Therapeutic Study of Micromotors
Guinness World Record for the Smallest Working Cannon
Swimming Microrobots ‘See the Invisible’
Can Electronics Heal Themselves? (PNAS Report)
Microcannon Firing Nanobullets - The Time of London
Nanomotors Swiftly Silence Genes
Micromotors for CO2 Sequestration
Micromotors for Energy Generation
Micro-Machines Journey Inside Animal for First Time
A Nanorobotics Platform for Nanomanufacturing (Nature Comm.)
Micromotors that can de-Acidify the Stomach
Microrocket that Run on Acid
Motion-Based DNA Detection (Nature Comm)
Bend, Spin, Swim (Science Highlight)
Oil-Cleaning Microsubmarines- BBC News
Addressing Major Micromotor Challenges
Micromotors Detox Chemical Weapons (Nature Highlight)
Wearable sensors and Flexible Materials News:
Disposable Strip for Analysis of Fentanyl (ABC 10 News San Diego)
Threat Detection with a Fashionable Ring
All-Printed Stretchable Batteries (Advanced Science News)
A Self-Healing Wearable Device (NY Times)
Flexible Alcohol Sensor System
Hybrid Sensor Patch
Mouth Guard Monitors Health Markers (Nanowerk)
Tattoo-Based Non-Invasive Glucose Sensors
Epidermal Tattoo Biofuel Cell (Newsweek)
Finger Sensors for Decentralized Forensic Sensing
Artistic Tattoo-Based pH Skin Sensor
Electronic Skin: Tattoo-Based Chemical Sensing
Swimming with Sensors
UCSD Engineering World Ranking
2020 World Ranking
2019 World Ranking
2018 World Ranking