Welcome to UC-CEIN

The University of California's Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (UC CEIN) is working to ensure the responsible use and safe implementation of nanotechnology in the environment through a multi-disciplinary approach to research, knowledge acquisition, education and outreach.  By bringing together researchers of many disciplines across the nation and the world, UC CEIN is leveraging multiple efforts to ensure that national and international communities can continue to make use of nanotechnology to benefit the global economy and society without harmful impacts to the environment. More...


    UC CEIN in the News

    CEIN Faculty Member Mark Hersam will begin service as a U.S. Science Envoy, focusing on emerging technologies in Eastern Europe.

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    Researcher Spotlight

    Click to see University of California, Los Angeles’ postdoctoral researcher Olivia Osborne discuss her work on hazard assessment of silver nanoparticles in the environment and zebrafish.