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!

Meet Our Team: Yao Gong

Yao Gong by Hon Hoang-11

photography by Hon Hoang Donate and Pledge with us here Connect with us on Facebook About Born in a beautiful mid-sized city in central China, I developed great interest in science in my early years. When admitted by Peking University, one of the best universities in China, I selected Chemistry as my major and started […]

Meet Our Team: Dr. Naihao Chiang

photography by Hon Hoang Donate and Pledge with us here Connect with us on Facebook About I obtained my BS degrees in chemistry, physics, and economics/mathematics from the University of Southern California and my PhD degree in applied physics from Northwestern University. During my PhD thesis research at Northwestern under the supervision of Profs. Richard […]

Million Miles Challenge 2021

Donate Now Connect with us on Facebook Welcome to the Alex’s Million Miles fundraising page for the 2021 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. […]

Upcoming Talks

Archive of Previous Talks Upcoming Talks Wednesday 16 June 2021, 9:00 – 9:40 AM (EST), 6:00 – 6:40 AM (EST), 95th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium (Virtual), Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania, 14-16 June 2021. Atomically Precise Chemical, Physical, Electronic, and Spin Contacts Paul S. Weiss, California NanoSystems Institute and Departments of Chemistry […]


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 | […]

In the News

Public Royal Society of Chemistry, Inclusion and Diversity Prize – Samantha Mensah (June 2021) UCLA Chemistry and BioChemistry, MRS Graduate Student Award – Chuanzhen Zhao (December 2020) UCLA Chemistry and BioChemistry, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE) Fellow – Paul S. Weiss (December 2020) UCLA Chemistry and BioChemistry, Teacher Scholar Instructor New – Kris […]


Methods for Multiple-Patterning Nanosphere Lithography for Fabrication of Periodic Three-Dimensional Hierarchical Nanostructures, X. Xu, Q. Yang, N. Wattanatorn, C. Zhao, L. A. Stewart, S. J. Jonas, and P. S. Weiss, U.S. Patent 11,037,794 (2021) 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. […]