April 7th, 2018

11:30-2:30PM NanoDays at the California Science Center

Learn more about nanotechnology and nanomedicine. All ages welcome!

*Stay tuned for more details about the day-of. More information on CSC and NanoDays.

October 11-14th, 2017 – Undergraduate Prajwal Bharadwaj presented a poster at the annual Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) conference in Phoenix, AZ. Next year, BMES will be held in Atlanta. Local high school students are also encouraged to present!

BMES 2017

Jonathan, Praj, and Dr. Chung at BMES 2017.

August 2nd, 2017 – Our SHINE high school student, Vivian Lu, successfully completed and presented her summer research! With the guidance of her mentor, PhD student Jonathan Wang, they will continue to work towards developing nanomedicine for kidney diseases!


Vivian and Professor Chung at the SHINE poster presentation. Image credit: USC VAST

April 25th, 2017 – Professor Chung, Jackie Masehi-Lano, Christopher Poon, and Jonathan Wang kick off NanoPeek at the 32nd Street Middle School! After 3 science classes and workshops on nanotechnology, nanograms were developed by these students in the media class and can be found on our social media account for all to enjoy! Read more via highlights by Viterbi here and here!

042517 Nanopeek Infogram_jackie

Nanoparticles selectively target cancer cells. Image credit: JML

March 16th, 2017 – Professor Chung and Jackie Masehi-Lano led workshops on Biomaterials in Medicine and in Everyday Life at the Women in STEAM 2017 at Mirman School.


Professor Chung helps middle school students cross-link hydrogels to encapsulate glitter.

October 28th, 2016 – Welcome to all middle school and high school students participating in STEM Spotlight, highlighted on the Compton Herald and by Viterbi!

Jackie Masehi-Lano and Jonathan Wang teach and demo capabilities in nanomedicine.