NETS Spring GBM

NETS Spring GBM will go over our up coming events and projects as well as next year's board position and application to become an officer! Be sure to find us for more information. Free pizza will be provided.


Venue: Cymer Conference Room

Date: Apr 16th

Time: 6:30pm

NETS Trivia Night   NETS Financial Planning Seminar
NETS is kicking off the Spring Quarter with a Trivia Night! Come out for free food, an inspiration speech, and a chance to win at least $200 worth of Amazon gift cards and $50 Starbucks gift cards!

We will be hosting a dinner with Thai food along with guest speaker, Scott Ouellette. Afterwards, we will have teams face off answering various questions ranging from engineering topics to TV shows for cash prizes!

Make sure to register yourself or a team to participate for the event!
Sign up here: http://goo.gl/forms/xbxoKgD98N

With inflation and tax rates higher than 5%, and bank interests of only 1%, is it in your best interest to just store all your savings in the bank? Come learn about your other options that help maximize returns/security and minimize risks!

Location: Cymer Conference Room

Date: Apr 6th

Time: 4-6:30pm

NETS Focus Workshop   NETS Game Room Social

Attention!! NETS Focus Workshop date has changed!


Are you having trouble planning your four year plan? Or questioning which focus you should take?


Come to NETS Focus Workshop to find some answers! Juniors and Seniors with different focuses and colleges will help you out!


Venue: Cymer Conference Room SME 228

Date: Mar 9th

Time: 5:15pm-6:15pm


NETS Game Room Social

Come play pool and ping-pong while enjoying a light meal with your nano community!

Venue: Shogun PC 2nd floor/Game Room

Date/Time: Feb 26th 5:00-7:00pm

NanoTech Industry Panel and DECaF   Nano Faculty Mixer

NanoTech Industry Panel

 Discuss with industry professionals and representatives the details of their work styles, work cultures, and what their businesses are doing to change the world. Companies include Electrozyme, General Engineering and Research, Illumina, and Intel!

Venue: Cymer Conference Room

Date and time: Feb 19th, 6:30pm



Early access to DECaF can be signed up at Port Triton on Feb 17th at 12:00pm. Make sure you sign up early since only the first 300 can have this special chance!


Nano Department Faculty Mixer

Come meet your professors at NETS & AIChE Joint Faculty Mixer! Get the chance to have one-on-one with professors in the NanoE and ChenE departments. Free food will be provided!

Venue: Cymer Conference Room

Date/Time: Feb 24th 11:00-1:00pm

Please RSVP at:


CNM Fair and NETS Fundraiser   LinkedIn Workshop

CNM Fair

Join the Chemical and Nano Material Fair for an chance to land an internship!

Location: PC East Ballroom

Date: Feb 3rd

Time: 10am-2pm



NETS Fundraiser

Get a tasty mid-day snack for Yogurt World with a NETS flyer to get an awesome 10% off discount!

Location: Yogurt World

Date: Feb 5th

Time: Whole day!


Don't have a LinkedIn profile? Have one but struggling with improving your profile to make yourself more marketable? Attend NETS's LinkedIn Workshop!

When: Thursday, 2/12/2015, 5:30-7pm

Where: Cymer Conference Room

What: Jobhuntr's Kolby Goodman, a personal headhunter who works one on one to match students with jobs, will present how to build an effective and professional LinkedIn profile to take you to the next level! All majors are welcome, and we hope to see you there! Free food will  be provided. 

NETS Winter GBM   NETS Scavenger Hunt

Location: Cymer Conference Room

Date: Jan 20th

Time: 5:30pm


Come learn about the events we have in store for you this quarter! We will be having a mini engineering project for you to compete in and win prizes! T-shirt will also be sold at the GBM. Food will be provided. Don't miss out!


Location: In front of Geisel

Date: Jan 12th

Time: 3pm


Come join us for scavenger hunting around campus! Winner will get free NETS T-shirt!

Mentor/Mentee Program   NANO Town Hall Meeting and NETS Board Game Social

We're collaborating with the Graduate Society of NanoEngineers (GSN) to form a 3-tiered mentorship program (Graduates > 3rd/4th year Undergrads > 1st/2nd year Undergrads)! This will be a great opportunity to get familiar with future career / academics / research, while learning leadership, camaraderie, and friendship! Contact Harry Kim at hwk009[at]ucsd.edu for more info.


If interested in participating, please fill out the forms below based on your desired roles:

Junior/Senior Mentor

Junior/Senior Mentee

Freshmen/Sophomore Mentee


NANO Town Hall Meeting

The NanoEngineering Department's Town Hall Meeting provides an opportunity of students to reflect upon their opinions and future needs toward NANO faculties. It is a great chance for you to help shape the NANO curriculum.

Location: SME Cymer Conference Room

Date: Dec 3rd, 2014

Time: 4-5pm


NETS Board Game Social

We will have many board games for you to relax and de-stress before final!

Location: PC East - Governance Chambers

Date: Dec 3rd, 2014

Time: 5-7pm

NETS Fall GBM   NETS Kickball Social
Come learn about NETS (Nanoengineering and Technology Society), the amazing events we will be hosting this year, and how YOU can get involved! We will have FREE FOOD and NETS T-SHIRTS for the winners of our bonding activity! All majors welcome!

Location: Cymer Conference Room, SME 248

Time: Tuesday Oct 21st 6:30-8pm

  Come join NETS with our kickball social. It is also a great chance to apply for NETS Social Committee with our Social Chair Selina!

Location: Muir Field

Time: 6:30pm Oct 27th. 

Yogurt World Social   NETS Fundraiser

Meet the board members and the NETS community over 10% off frozen yogurt!


Time: Wed 10/15, 6-8pm

Venue: Yogurtworld near PC/Matthew's Quad 

  NETS is having fundraiser at yogurt world on June 4th! Get a flyer on Library walk and you will get 10% off by showing your coupon to the chasier!
Q&A Panel   Nano Town Hall and Senior Sendoff

NETS would like to invite you to our Q&A Nano Panel, which will provide an opportunity for undergraduates to ask questions regarding nanoengineering to a broad panel of graduating seniors, grad students, and professors. This will allow students with a great way to voice their concerns, misconceptions, and interests regarding the major. Come and be part of the conversation! Coffee and donuts will be provided!

Location: Cymer Conference Room

Time: May 20th, 5:00-6:30pm

  The NanoEngineering Department invites you to their town hall meeting! If you have any feedback on how to improve our department's degree program or any questions in general, come join us at the Nano Town Hall Meeting.

Congratulations to our graduating seniors!        Come say goodbye to your Nano community. Professors will be giving farewell speeches and we will be taking a picture with the graduating seniors. Pie, ice cream, floats, and limitless toppings will be served!

P.S. For graduating seniors only!

Murder Mystery Dinner   NETS Food Run

A typical night at the Clover Club is suddenly filled with terror. Victim Benny was killed by an unknown intruder and we must fine out who is he.

Location: Student Leadership Conference

Date: 5/3/14 6pm


Fuel up for Finals Week!


NETS is heading out on a food run this Friday. Location TBA. Please vote for the food you want on the Facebook Event page here! We will meet at Peterson Loop before heading out.


Location: Peterson Loop

Date: 3/14 (Fri.) 7pm

NETS Game Night  

NanoEngineering Focus Workshop

Come join us as we take a night off for fun with fellow NETS members! We will be playing various board games such as Settlers of Catan, Uno, Monopoly Deal, Catchphrase!, etc. Feel free to bring your own board game and make some new friends! Snacks will be provided.


Location: SME 348

Date: 3/6 (Thurs.) 6:30pm


Attention all freshmen and sophomores! We're having a Focus Workshop for those who need advice on what focus to select and how to devise your 4-year plan. We will have 3rd/4th years from each college with different focuses help you figure out what to do! Don't miss out on the opportunity!


Location: SME 248 - Cymer Conference Room

Date: 3/4 (Tues.) 6:30pm

Industry/Research Speaker   NETS & AIChe Grad Student Mixer

Dr. John Nolan from the La Jolla Bioengineering Institute will be speaking to members about his research as well as the differences between industry and academia. If you are interested in interning for the La Jolla Bioengineering Institute you can apply through the Academic Internship Program at their website.


Location: SME 248 -  Cymer Conference Room

Date: 2/27 (Thurs.) 6:30pm


NETS & AIChE will be hosting a mixer with the Chemical and Nano Dept. graduate students! We'll have fun activities for everybody and food so you can get to know each other better! Don't be shy and ask the grad students for advice! Please RSVP here.


Location: SME 248 -  Cymer Conference Room

Date: 2/26 (Wed.) 6:30 - 8pm

Resume Critique Workshop   Student-Faculty Mixer

Get ready for DeCAF!


The NanoEngineering Department is having a resume workshop for students! Bring in your resume for some professional critique from the faculty!


Location: SME 248 - Cymer Conference Room

Date: 2/18 (Tues.) 5pm - 6pm


Spend your lunch with your professors at the Winter Faculty Mixer held by NETS and AIChE! Learn more about what your professors are researching on and ask for research position or advice on graduate school! Food will be provided. Please RSVP here.


Location: SME 248 - Cymer Conference Room

Date: 2/12 (Wed.) 12pm - 2pm

Grad Student Speaker   Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee

Graduate Student Brandon Marin from Professor Andrea Tao's Group will present his research as well as addressing any questions regarding graduate school. His current project is about SERS-active nanoparticles for optical biosensing. Don't miss out!


Location: SME 348

Date: 2/5 2pm - 3pm


It's that time again for our members social! We'll be having an ultimate frisbee game the end of Week 4 for members to relax after midterms. We will be using glow sticks, so don't miss out!


Location: Marshall Field

Date: 1/31 (Fri.) 6pm - 7pm

NETS Networking Workshop   Fleet Science Center - Training

The NanoEngineering and Technology Society will be hosting a professional workshop on Networking. Topics covered include elevator pitches, non-verbal communication, and advanced LinkedIn search techniques. Coffee and cookies will be provided.


Location: SME 348

Date: 1/28 (Tues.) 7pm


Looking for volunteer experience? Like to work with kids and science? NETS is teaming up with the Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park to have NETS volunteers teach nano principles to young museum-goers! For more info, contact Denali Dahl: ddahl[at]ucsd.edu


Location: Student Leadership Chambers

4th floor, Price Center

Date: 1/25 (Sat.) 1-3pm

NETS Winter GBM   CNM Career Fair

Do not miss out! We will be going over club logistics and upcoming events. Moreover, we will briefly go over the current and upcoming projects. We will also mention some upcoming summer internships for undergrads! Pizza will be provided!


Location: SME 248 - Cymer Conference Room

Date: 1/23 (Thurs.) 7pm


The collaboration between AIChE, MA, and NETS is proud to host the first inaugural Chemical and Nano Material Career Fair at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD)! See companies in attendance here.


Location: Price Center West Ballroom

Date: 1/13 (Mon.) 10am - 2pm

Ice Cream Social   Bowling Night and Food Run

NETS will kick this quarter off with an ice cream social on Thursday of Week 1. We will have various flavors of ice cream along with cookies! Come join us and meet up with your fellow NanoEngineers!


Location: SME Main Balcony (2nd floor)

Date: 1/9 (Thurs.) 6:30pm


We'd love to invite everyone, but we can only guarantee spots to the first 24 people who RSVP here. Lanes and games will be paid for on behalf of NETS, but please bring a minimum of $6 to cover costs for your own bowling shoes. Drivers, however, will have their shoes paid for (we need 4 more drivers).


Location: Peterson Loop

Date: 11/15 7:30pm

nanoComposix: Start-Up How-To   NETS/AIChe's Fall Faculty Mixer

Coming next Thursday is nanoComposix, a start-up company based in La Jolla. The CEO will be giving a presentation on how to create your own start-up company if you're feeling incredibly ambitious. Check them out via our Summer Opportunities page! They also have job postings for those interested!


Location: SME 248 - Cymer Conference Room

Date: 11/7 (Thurs.) 6pm - 7:30pm


Not sure how to get started on undergraduate research positions? Come join us at our faculty mixer! NETS is working with AIChe to give you the opportunity to meet the professors of the Nano/Chemical Engineering department! Food will be provided! Be sure to RSVP with this form!


Location: SME 248 - Cymer Conference Room

Date: 10/30 (Wed.) 12pm - 2pm

NanoEng Dept. Town Hall Meeting   Graduate Student Presentation

A student-driven event where NanoEng and ChemEng students can discuss constructive ideas and give feedback on the two programs. NETS and AIChE are consolidating comments and concerns from members. Individuals may speak at the meeting. Please fill out this form if you wish to have your comments addressed by a representative. Complementary pizza will be served.


Location: SME 248 (Cymer Conference Room)

Date: 10/25 (Fri.) 3:30pm - 4:30pm


Chaitanya (Chai) Murthy of Professor Arya's group will be making a presentation of his research on nano/molecular simulations. Students of the Bio or Chemical Engineering focus in particular are highly encouraged to attend this talk. Ask him any questions you may have about graduate school!


Location: SME 348

Date: 10/23 (Wed.) 5pm - 6pm

NETS GBM for FA13   NETS Pizza Night

Mark your calendars and join us for our fall NETS GBM! Meet your officers and fellow NETS members! We got a lot to offer for our members this year! We look forward to meeting with all of you!


Location: SME 248 - Cymer Conference Room (SME is located near Canyonview Pool)

Date: 10/3 (Thurs.) 6pm - 7pm


The first day of school can be overwhelming, so come join us for our Pizza Night! Meet your fellow NETS members and chat with your officers!


Location: Price Center Round Table Pizza

Date and Time: 9/26 6pm - 7pm

Stormwater Sensor/Filter Project Information Session  

Seminar - Fantastic Voyage

Come to the information session about our project to design a heavy metal sensor and water filter for the UCSD sewage system!


The team will be working with UCSD Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS), Scripps Institute of Oceanography, and industry companies. The finished project will be submitted to the Clinton Global Initiative University Competition (CGIU).


Location: Cymer Conference Room, SME

Date & Time: Tues, 5/28 4pm-5pm


Synthetic Micro/Nanomachines and Their Applications: Towards "Fantastic Voyage"

Presented by PhD Candidate Wei Gao


Come learn about recent advances towards microbots that can travel through the bloodstream. Learn the in-depth mechanics of harnessing the power of your environment for powering biological and biomedical nanomedicines.


Location: SME 348

Date & Time: 5/23 4pm-5pm

Spring Faculty Mixer


Spring Social

We're having a Joint Faculty Mixer with AIChe! Get to know your professors! Ask about undergrad research opportunities! There will be food and drinks provided!


RSVP here, but remember, space is limited!

Dress code is casual.


Location: Cymer Conference Room

Date and Time: 5/8 1pm-3pm


Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee!!

Come out to Muir Field the Wednesday of Week 7! We'll be using glow sticks to help navigate the darkness of Muir Field.


Come on out have some fun!


Location: Muir Field

Date and Time: 5/15 7:30pm

Spring Quarter GBM


Junkyard Derby

Held on Tuesday, April 2 - 6:30 - 7:30p
SME Building, Cymer Conference Room

Come learn about the events and opportunities we will be hosting this quarter! Meet new friends and learn new things! Food will be served!


Come join Team NanoCar in building our derby vehicle! We'll be having junk runs on Saturdays, and the build days are May 4 & 5. The race is on Monday, May 6th. Come and support!

Freshman Class Planning / 
NanoE Focus Workshop - 


Finals Study Rooms

Held on Wednesday, February 27 - 
6:30 - 8:00p 
- Cymer Conf. Room

Need help with your 4 year plan for NANO 1?Come hear the advice and experience of veteran NanoE's! Or come give advice and help out! 
Food and snacks will be provided! Bring your laptop or copies of a blank spreadsheet!



Thursday, Mar. 14 - 5:00-11:00p 
Friday, Mar. 15 - 12:00 - 6:00p

Location: SME 346

Need a place to study during finals week? Come study with your fellow engineers! We have a nice room reserved for group / individual study! Thursday and Friday of Week 10.

Resume Critique by NanoE Faculty


NETS Seminar: Nanocrystals in Optoelectronic Devices 

Held on Thursday, February 7 - 
5:00 - 6:00p - SME 447

Come have your resume critiqued by our very own NanoE faculty! They will give you pointers and help you improve. Please bring 5 copies of your resume.


Held on Tuesday, February 12 - 
6:30 - 7:30p 
- SME 348

Come learn more about the latest advances in the field of nanocrystals in optoelectric devices!
Tim O'Connor, a NanoE grad student, will be presenting.

Seminar - Stretchable Organic
Solar Cells


NETS & SWE Joint Social

Held on Tuesday, January 22 at 5:00 - 6:00p in SME 348.

Professor Lipomi gave a captivating presentation about his work on stretchable organic solar cells and nanoskiving.


Held on Friday, January 25 at 5:30 - 7:00p in EBU1 4309.

Come hang out with your fellow NanoE's and the ladies of Society of Women Engineers (SWE)!  It's Casino Night! Come meet new people and play Texas Hold'em, Blackjack, and other table games! A variety of prizes will be raffled off, and snacks will be provided!

Resume Workshop


Winter Quarter GBM

Our Resume Workshop, led by Erica Kosa from CAP, was held on Wednesday, January 16 at 1:30 - 3:00p in the Qualcomm Conference Center in Jacobs Hall.

If you missed this event, check out the CAP website for future resume workshops and other career related events!


Our Winter Quarter GBM was held in the Cymer Conference Room on Thursday, January 17 at 6:30 - 7:30p.

Come learn about our upcoming events, career-building events, and volunteer opportunities! Pizza will be served!

Student - Faculty Mixer


Grad & Post-Doc Panel

Our student-faculty mixer was held on Friday, November 9th at 3:00-4:30p in the Cymer Conference Room.

We had around 10 professors, some NE staff, and over 35 NE students show up. Check out the pictures here!


Our Grad & Post-doc Panel was held on Thursday, November 29th at 5:00-6:30p in the Cymer Conference Room.

Our very knowledgeable and friendly panel of UCSD graduate students and post-doc answered many questions about graduate school life, applications, opportunities, industry relations, research, financial situations, and many other important experiences they had.

Social - Capture the Flag & Food


Seminar - Nanomedicine

Our social was held on Friday, October 12 at 7:00p at Marshall Field.

We played a few intense games of Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag, then went out to grab some Korean Food at Convoy St. Fun!


Our first seminar was held on Monday, October 22nd at 6:30-7:30p in the Cymer Conference Room.

Ronnie Fang spoke about Nanomedicine in his presentation, titled:
A Biomimetic Nanoparticle platform for Drug Delivery.

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