A leader in a wide range of research areas including nanomachines, nanobioelectronics, and sensing technologies for applications including clinical diagnostics, environmental and security monitoring and remote sensing. Professor Wang’s research interests include nanobiotechnology, nanobioelectronics, nanomaterials-based sensors, nanomotors and nanoactuators, synthesis and applications of novel nanowires, carbon-nanotubes for enhanced sensing and fuel cell applications, nanoparticle tags for amplified/multiplexed biodetection, nanoscale barcodes, nanomedicine, DNA and proteins diagnostics, nanosensors for biomedical, environmental and security applications, and remote sensing. Wang’s books include "Nanomachines", “Stripping Analysis,” “Electrochemistry of Nucleic Acids and Proteins,” “Electroanalytical Techniques in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine,” “Biosensors and Chemical Sensors,” “Biosensors for Monitoring of Environmental Pollutants,” and “Analytical Electrochemistry” (1st, 2nd and 3rd Eds.).
Joseph Wang is a Distinguished Professor for Nanoengineering at UCSD. He obtained his higher education at the Israel Institute of Technology and being awarded his D. Sc. in 1978. From 1978 to 1980 he served as a research associate at the University of Wisconsin (Madison) and joined New Mexico State University (NMSU) at 1980. From 2001-2004, he held a Regents Professorship and a Manasse Chair positions at NMSU.
Dr. Wang has authored 1200 papers, 10 books, 30 chapters , 35 patents and has presented more than 350 invited