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.


    What is Nano?

    NISE Net provides an extensive library of nanoscience-related educational resources- curriculum, games, videos, and more!


    UC CEIN in the News

    CEIN faculty member Mark Hersam from Northwestern University featured in multiple news articles discussing his work with MsO2- a "leading successor to graphene".

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    Researcher Spotlight

    Click to see University of Texas, El Paso's PhD student Cyren Rico. Cyren studies nanoparticle interaction with plants, especially food crops.