Center Highlights

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...


    Employment Opportunities

    CEIN  has two employment opportunities available, and is currently seeking an Outreach Manager and Postdoctoral Researcher (Data Systems / Informatics). For more information, please go here

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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.

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    Researcher Spotlight

    Click to see University of California, Santa Barbara's graduate student Tyronne Martin. Tyronne examines the impact of industrial chemicals on marine coastal algae species and looks for physiological markers that could point towards toxicity.

    K-12 Outreach

    Follow us on the CEIN Education Blog as we develop a new science fair project about the effects of nanosilver on soybean plant growth and production of beans.