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...

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    UC CEIN in the Community

    Science Uncorked features talks by scientists to inform the local community about science in a relaxed atmosphere. Speakers include CEIN members Gary Cherr and Ellie Fairbairn.


    Research Blog

    CEIN alumni Courtney R. Thomas, PhD blogs about current science news.


    UC CEIN in the News

    Research on microchip technology and nanomaterial safety screening by CEIN Faculty Members Huan Meng and Chi On Chui featured in a UCLA Newsroom article.

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    Research Highlight

    Watch the CEIN Reserach Highlight video: UCLA postdoctoral researcher Wen Jiang discuss her research that studies toxicological effects of semiconductor waste products.