About Us

We are an interdisciplinary group of scientists, engineers, and clinicians with broad interests and collaborations around the world. Welcome!

Upcoming Talks

Archive of Previous Talks Friday 22 March 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, 9th International IEEE EMBS Conference On Neural Engineering, Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel, San Francisco, CA, Wednesday 20 March – Saturday 23 March 2019 Poster: Aptamer Field-Effect Transistor Neuroprobes: Towards in Vivo Neurotransmitter DetectionChuanzhen Zhao, California NanoSystems Institute and Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry, […]


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 2018

Donate or Pledge with us here 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 vastly and consistently underfunded. Less […]


Putting together figures for scientific publications 2018   Advice for peer reviewers of scientific publications 2018   A world of applications from nanomaterials     Happy Chinese New Year 2018 from the American Chemical Society   Nano Nugget from the National Nanotechnology Initiative: The impact of nanotechnology on other fields 2016   American Chemical Society, […]

In the News

Public 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 Mokgweetsi Masisi (December 2017) Gene Editing Alex Lemonade Stand Fund story Transforming Childhood Cancer Research (22 August 2018) BRAIN EurekAlert story UCLA-led team develops novel system to track brain chemicals (6 September 2018) Science […]


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. […]