February 8, 2018, 4:00 pm
Location: 105 Annenberg
Speaker: Joseph Wang, University California San Diego (UCSD)
University California San Diego (UCSD)
Joseph Wang is a Distinguished Professor, Chair of Nanogineering and SAIC Endowed Chair At the University of California San Diego (UCSD). He also serves as the Chief Editor of Electroanalysis (Wiley VCH) and the Director of the Center of Wearable Sensors. Dr. Wang obtained his higher education at the Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa), being awarded his D. Sc. in 1978. From 1978 to 1980 he served as a research associate at the University of Wisconsin (Madison), between 1980 and 2004 he was a member of the Chemistry department at NMSU where he held a Regents Professor and a Manasse Chair between 2001 and 2004, and between 2004 and 2008 he served as the Director of the Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors and a Professor of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at Arizona State University (ASU). The research interests of Dr. Wang include the development of nanomotors and nanoactuators, biomedical applications of nanomachines, wearable sensors, nanomaterials -based sensors, bioelectronics, electrochemical biosensors, biorecognition and clinical diagnostics, design and applications of nanowires, printable devices, flexible materials, microfluidic ("Lab-on-Chip") devices, devices for environmental and security monitoring, microfabrication, biofuel cells, new surfaces for electroanalysis and electrocatalysis, sensor/recognition coatings, and remote sensing.