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).

2017

Thu, 02/23/2017
Prof. Sally Ng of Georgia Tech will visit AirUCI and give a talk on February 23, 2017 at 11 am in Rowland Hall room 390.  The talk is entitled "Chemical characterization and water solubility of organic aerosols in the southeastern United States".
Thu, 02/16/2017 - Fri, 02/17/2017
The AirUCI faculty will be on retreat in Borrego Springs, California from February 16-17, 2017. We will use this time to discuss ongoing research, new collaborative projects, joint grant opportunities, and upcoming AirUCI events.
Tue, 02/14/2017
Professor Sarah Trimpin from Wayne State University in Indiana will give the PChem lecture on February 14, 2017 and will be visiting the AirUCI group that morning to tour our labs and discuss our recent research with our team. 
Sat, 01/28/2017
On Saturday, January 28, at Irvine Valley College, AirUCI graduate student Kurtis Malecha will serve as a judge at the Astounding Inventions™ Contest.  This is an invention competition for elementary and middle school students from the Irvine Unified and Tustin Unified School Districts where they present an impressive display of creative and imaginative innovations.
Tue, 01/24/2017
On January 24, 2017, AirUCI will host lab tours for a group of 25 undergraduates from the Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University, China.

2016

Thu, 11/10/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Thursday, November 10th we will host a Skype talk by Dr. Tracy Caldwell Dyson, NASA astronaut and former grad student in the Hemminger and Finlayson-Pitts research groups.  The talk will begin at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  She will be speaking about her career path and experiences as an astronaut.
Fri, 11/04/2016
Kurtis Malecha, graduate student in AirUCI's Nizkorodov group, will answer scince questions for afterschool providers at a “Meet & Greet” event on November 4, 2016.  The event will be held at the Garden Grove Boys and Girls Club (Main Branch) and is part of a professional development opportunity for afterschool providers called the “STEM Factory” which is organized by ScienceOC.     
Tue, 10/25/2016
On October 25, 2016, AirUCI will host a lecture by Dr. Coty Jen of the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at UC Berkeley.  Her expertise is in chemical ionization mass spectrometry and measurements and modeling molecular clusters and gases that are important for atmospheric nucleation.  The talk will be held at 1:30 in Rowland Hall 390; the title of the talk is "Atmospheric Nucleation: Formation of Sulfuric Acid Clusters Stabilized by Amines".
Mon, 10/17/2016
AirUCI will host a visit by Corona High School in a presentation about our research and tours of our labs on October 17, 2016.  Teacher Bianca Pantoja, who completed our AirUCI Summer Teacher Workshop in 2011, will bring Honors students who are interested in science, particularly Biomedicine, as a field of study in college.  The tour will include research groups in the departments of Chemistry, Biology, Earth Systems Sciences, and Engineering.
Thu, 10/13/2016
On Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, AirUCI researchers Dr. Sambhav Kumbhani, Michelle Fairhurst, and Kristine Arquero participated in the 36th Annual Irvine Unified School District's Science Fair in the Ask-A-Scientist Night. They spoke with educators, parents, and students about topics such as climate change, air quality, careers in science, and chemistry.