Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Addressing the urgent challenges we face in air and water quality, human health, climate change, as well as green technology through the integration of research, education, and outreach.

Welcome to AirUCI

AirUCI is an Organized Research Unit (ORU) located at the University of California, Irvine. We are a multidisciplinary environmental research team dedicated to understanding and solving issues related to air pollution, climate change, water quality, and green technology — locally and globally — and their effects on human health and well-being.

To achieve these ambitious goals, our world-renowned research group has come together to form an integrated team of researchers, engineers, and health scientists whose focus is to elucidate the fundamental science and impacts of pollution, energy, and climate change and their effects on society and on our planet.

Our award-winning team conducts collaborative, fundamental research into the critical environmental and associated health issues of our time, using cutting-edge technology and scientific and engineering approaches that are state-of-the-art.

Simulations of
Air / Water
Pollution & Climate

Processes, &

Energy Sources
& Pollutant



News Flash

Mon, 08/14/2017
AirUCI faculty Steven Davis is among the awardees of UCI's 2016-17 Research Seed Funding Program Investing to Develop Center-Scale Multidisciplinary Convergence Research Programs.  He and...
Thu, 08/10/2017
 The American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) has presented AirUCI faculty Jim Smith with the 2017 Benjamin Y. H. Liu Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to aerosol...
Thu, 08/03/2017
Barbara Finlayson-Pitts has received the 2018 Polanyi Medal from the British Royal Society of Chemistry.  She will also give the associated Michael Polanyi Lecture at the ...

Event Announcements

Mon, 11/13/2017 - Tue, 11/14/2017
AirUCI faculty Alex Guenther is organizing a Long-term Biosphere/Atmosphere Chemical Flux Workshop on the future of atmospheric chemistry research to be held at the Beckman Center on November 13-14,...
Tue, 01/23/2018
AirUCI faculty Alex Guenther will speak at the UCI Physical Sciences Breakfast Lecture Series on January 23, 2018.  The lecture will be held at the UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom from 7:30...