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).

2016

Thu, 08/11/2016
AirUCI's John Hemminger is hosting a long term visit by Prof. Hans-Joachim (Hajo) Freund, of the Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin.  Dr. Freund will give a special seminar on Thursday, August 11, 2016 entitled "Oxide Surface Chemistry: From Single Crystals to Thin Films" at 2 pm in Natural Sciences 2 room 1201. . 
Tue, 08/02/2016 - Wed, 08/03/2016
Dr. Jack Kaye, Associate Director for Research of the Earth Science Division in NASA, will be visiting Irvine on August 2nd and 3rd for end-of-program presentations by students in the Student Airborne Research Program (SARP) in which AirUCI PI Don Blake participates.  He has kindly offered to meet with AirUCI graduate students during his visit to discuss career paths and offer his experiences and advice.
Tue, 08/02/2016 - Thu, 08/04/2016
AirUCI postdoctoral scholar Sambhav Kumbhani will participate in the StemQuest: PBL Institute at Brandman University in Irvine on August 2nd and 4th, 2016.  At this event, hosted by Science OC, he will be discussing strategies for developing students’ 21st century competency skills, such as collaboration, communication, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation.  Key questions to be discussed will be:  What skills are students learning that would be beneficial in college or in our workplace?  How does a project foster critical thinking and creativity?  What...
Mon, 08/01/2016
AirUCI Co-Director Sergey Nizkorodov is hosting a visit from Professor Xin Yang from Fudan University in Shanghai, China on August 1, 2016.  He will hear about our research, tour our labs, and meet with our faculty as well as our research team.
Fri, 07/29/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, Dr. Shannon Regli will visit on Friday, July 29th at noon.  Dr. Regli teaches chemistry and AP chemistry at Troy High School in Fullerton and will be discussing the rewards and challenges of teaching science.  She did her graduate research here at UCI with Bill Reeburgh on methane emissions in Alaska.  She also participated in AirUCI's summer teacher workshop and annually brings her students to UCI's Chemistry Department for lab tours.
Fri, 07/29/2016
On Friday, July 29, 2016, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellows will present a webinar entitiled "Creating Space for University Students to Build Skills in Science Policy" hosted by the Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) Coalition, and to be aired at 11 am Pacific time.  ESEP is an ad-hoc coalition of organizations formed in 2013 aiming to empower scientists and engineers to effectively engage in the policy making process at all levels of government.   This webinar will feature Bill Bonvillian of MIT and Francis Slakey of Georgetown University,...
Fri, 07/22/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, July 22nd we will host Dr. Tran Nguyen of the University of California, Davis.  She will be speaking about her career path to academia.  The lecture will begin at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Tran back to AirUCI, as she earned her PhD in the Nizkorodov group.
Fri, 07/15/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, July 15th we will host Dr. Sherri Hunt of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  She will be speaking about her career path and working in Washington D.C.  The lecture will begin at 10:30 am in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Sherri back to AirUCI, as she was a postdoc in the Finlayson-Pitts group.
Fri, 07/08/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, July 8th we will host Dr. Lambert Doezema, professor at Loyola Marymount University in the Department of Chemistry.  He will be speaking about his career as a professor and some of the research projects he has conducted jointly with AirUCI.  The lecture will begin at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Lambert back, as he was a graduate student in the Blake group and was also a visiting scientist in the Finlayson-Pitts group for two summers.
Fri, 07/01/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, July 1st we will host Dr. Teresa Longin, professor at the University of Redlands in the Department of Chemistry.  She will be speaking about her career as a professor and some of the research projects she has conducted jointly with AirUCI as well as how to get a job, what interviewers like to hear, and what to expect as a faculty member.  The lecture will begin at 11 am in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Teri back to AirUCI, as she has spent several summers at AirUCI conducting research with our team.