About Us

Paul Weiss Lab is an interdisciplinary group of scientists, engineers, and clinicians with broad interests and collaborations around the world. Our goal is to research the ultimate limits of miniaturization to develop new chemical understanding of the physical and biological world. Welcome!

Upcoming Talks

Archive of Previous TalksS Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 9:40 AM, 2019 IEEE 19th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), The Parisian Macao, Room 7201, Macau SAR, China, July 22-26, 2019. Precise Chemical, Physical, and Electronic Nanoscale Contacts Paul S. Weiss, California NanoSystems Institute and Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Bioengineering, and Materials […]

In the News

Public Nerd Girl Nation: Season 1, Episode 9: Bio-Physics 2019 IEEE Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology 2019 Materials Research Society 2019 MRS Fellows Announcement UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry 2019 MRS Fellows MyAVS Story AVS 64thInternational Symposium and Exhibition in Tampa Florida (2 May 2018) Botswana Daily News Article on African Materials Research Society Meeting and Vice President […]


Correspondence regarding these papers can be addressed to Paul S. Weiss. Abstract and cover images remain copyright of the publishers; abstracts (where possible) and abstract images are linked from their sites. 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | […]

Paul S. Weiss

UC Presidential Chair Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Professor of Materials Science & Engineering California NanoSystems Institute 570 Westwood Plaza Building 114 University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA 90095 USA psw >at< cnsi.ucla.edu +1 (310) 825-0317 +1 (310) 267-4918 fax Google Scholar About Born: 10 October 1959 Married. Three sons. S.B. […]

Million Miles Challenge 2019

Donate or Pledge with us here Connect with us on Facebook Welcome to the Alex’s Million Miles fundraising page for the 2018 UCLA Nano Transformers! Every year, an estimated 250,000 new cases of cancer affect children under the age of 20 worldwide. That’s about 700 new kids affected every day. And yet, childhood cancer is […]


Nerd Girl Nation: Season 1, Episode 9: Bio-Physics Francis Collins says it’s time to end all-male panels. These prominent chemists responded Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at UCLA YTN Science: KAIST featured in Detail on International Journal Anne M. Andrews and Paul S. Weiss Public Lecture: Nanotechnology Meets Neuroscience and Medicine Malaria Vaccines, Looking but Seeing and […]


Collaborators at UCLA Anastassia Alexandrova, UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Anne M. Andrews, UCLA Departments of Psychiatry and Chemistry & Biochemistry Andrea Bertozzi, UCLA Department of Mathematics Louis Bouchard, UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Gay Crooks, UCLA Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics Satiro De Oliveira, UCLA Department of Pediatrics Dino […]


Sponsors Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Hyundai Hope on Wheels National Science Foundation Kavli Foundation National Institutes of Health UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA Eli & Edith Broad Stem Cell Research Institute Former Sponsors Air Force Office of Scientific Research Army Research Office Air Products Alfred P. Sloan Foundation American Chemical Society, Analytical Chemistry […]


System for Detecting Threshold Phenomena Associated with and/or Atomic or Molecular Spectra of a Substance, P. S. Weiss and S. J. Stranick, U. S. Patent Number 5,268,573 (1993). (Tunable Microwave Frequency AC Scanning Tunneling Microscope). System for Imaging and Detecting Threshold Phenomena Associated with and/or Atomic or Molecular Spectra of a Substance by Reflection of an AC Electrical Signal, P. […]