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

Chemistry,
Processes, &
Measurements

Energy Sources
& Pollutant
Emissions

Health
Effects

 

News Flash

Thu, 07/12/2018
In an article on CNBC's web site, AirUCI faculty Rufus Edwards is quoted in an article about problems associated with cooking stoves used by 3 billion impoverished people worldwide.  The...
Tue, 07/03/2018
AirUCI faculty Jun Wu is quoted in a July 3, 2018 article in the Los Angeles Times on air pollution issues created by fireworks on the 4th of July.  With so many fireworks going off at once,...
Thu, 06/28/2018
AirUCI faculty Steven Davis is quoted in an article in Inside Climate News which was prompted by his recent paper published in Science on June 27, 2018.  In addition to energy production and...

Event Announcements

Tue, 08/28/2018
Dr. Nanna Myllys, postdoc in AirUCI's Jim Smith and Benny Gerber groups, will present a tutorial about using Atmospheric Cluster Dynamic Code (ACDC) on August 28 at 2 pm in Rowland Hall room...
Mon, 09/24/2018 - Wed, 09/26/2018
AirUCI will once again host a research retreat for the graduate students, postdocs, project scientists, and researchers in our institute.  The two-day retreat will be held at the Lake Arrowhead...
Thu, 09/27/2018 - Fri, 09/28/2018
AirUCI faculty Annmarie Carlton is hosting a workshop on deep learning in multiphase chemistry in conjunction with the U.S. Army.  The event is to be held at the Beckman Center September 27-28,...