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.


    CEIN Blog

    Learn more about CEIN research in our new blog by CEIN Education Coordinator and Alumna Courtney R. Thomas, PhD.


    UC CEIN in the News

    CEIN Postdoc Olivia Osborne gives a TEDx talk on The Visualization of Science.

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    Science Projects with Science Buddies

    Looking for a fun science project? Check out our newest Science Buddies project- students will investigate whether larger or smaller particles of activated carbon work better for cleanin drinking water, with results you can see!