Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Past Events

Below is a list of past events related to AirUCI (sorted with the most recent first).


Tue, 12/11/2018
AirUCI will host Prof. Theo Kurten from the University of Helsinki in Finland.  He will be visiting AirUCI faculty Jim Smith for the week of December 10th and will present an AirUCI seminar at 1 pm on December 11th in Rowland Hall room 390.  Prof. Kurten is well known for applying computational techniques to studying atmospheric chemistry reaction mechanisms and has been very effective at bridging calculations with experiment.  The title of his talk is “Computational insights into formation mechanisms and properties of atmospheric autoxidation products....
Tue, 11/20/2018
AirUCI will host an informal lunch meeting on Tuesday, November 20th at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  This meeting is a first at UCI, intended to bring together atmospheric chemists, Physics and Astrophysics faculty, ESS faculty, and faculty from Molecular Biology Biochemistry to discuss potential overlaps in exoplanet science, particularly issues associated with atmospheres. 
Thu, 11/15/2018
On November 15th at 4 pm, Dr. Michael Lawler, AirUCI Project Scientist in the Smith Research Group, will be presenting his recent work on Identifying cloud-forming aerosol in the high Arctic: A month at the North Pole.   The talk will be held in 3101 Croul Hall, and Mike will give an overview of a 2-month icebreaker expedition, science goals of the campaign, perspective of the environment, and initial results to questions such as, " What is the current relationship among surface biota, aerosol, and clouds, and what might it be in the future?"
Fri, 11/09/2018
Prof. Gunther Andersson of Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia will present a lecture hosted by AirUCI on November 9, 2018 in Rowland Hall room 390.  The talk title is “Liquid Surfaces: from Salty Solutions to Forces in Self-Supported Foam Films”.  Time of the lecture is TBD.
Thu, 11/08/2018
Prof. Peter McMurry, recently retired from the Mechanical Engineering department at the University of Minnesota, will be visiting AirUCI and give a talk on Thursday, November 8th, at 3 pm in Rowland Hall room 390. Talk title TBD.
Tue, 11/06/2018
AirUCI faculty Filipp Furche will deliver the Physical Chemistry seminar on November 6th at 3:30 in Rowland Hall room 104.  The title of his talk is, "New Methods for Computational Photochemistry."
Tue, 10/30/2018
AirUCi faculty Celia Faiola will present a Pchem seminar on Tuesday, October 30th at 3.30 pm in Rowland Hall room 104.  Talk title TBD.
Tue, 10/23/2018
AirUCI will host one of our collaborators, Dr. Christian George of the Centre National de la recherche Scientifique (IRCELYON) in Lyon, France on October 23rd, 2018.  He will be giving a lecture at 1 pm in Rowland Hall room 390, and his talk is entitled "Photochemical organosulfates and reactive organic species production at the air/water interface".
Fri, 10/19/2018
On October 19th, AirUCI faculty Manabu Shiraiwa will host representatives from the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) for discussions and research exchange on health effects of air pollution, including vehicle-emitted pollutants.  They will be speaking in Rowland Hall room 390 starting at 3 pm.
Mon, 10/15/2018
AirUCI faculty Sergey Nizkorodov and Jim Smith will meet with Dr. Debra Meyer, Executive Dean of Science from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday, October 15.  She will meet with additional AirUCI faculty, hear about our research, and tour some of our labs.