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

Tue, 06/28/2016
AirUCI Prof. Emeritus Benny Gerber is hosting Laura McCaslin of the University of Texas at Austin (Stanton group) and she will be presenting a lecture at 1 pm on June 28, 2016 in Rowland Hall room 390.  Her talk is entitled “Using High-Level Ab Initio Methods to Guide Spectral Characterization of Small Molecules.”  All are welcome!
Wed, 06/22/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Wednesday, June 22nd we will host Dr. Jennie Thomas of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in France.  She will be speaking via Skype about her career path and working overseas.  The lecture will begin at 10 am in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Jennie back to AirUCI, as she did her PhD in the Finlayson-Pitts and Tobias groups.
Fri, 06/10/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, June 10th we will host Dr. Carla Kidd of The Department of Work and Pensions in the United Kingdoma an agency that supports governmental executive decisions and employs many other disciplines besides chemists.  She will be speaking about her career path to the position she currently holds, including some years as university faculty.  The lecture will begin at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Carla back to AirUCI, as she spent over four years as a postdoc in the Finlayson-Pitts group.
Fri, 06/03/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, June 3rd we will host Dr. Aaron Katzenstein of the South Coast Air Quality Management District.  He will be speaking about his career path in Atmospheric Chemistry to the position he holds at AQMD.  The lecture will begin at 11 AM in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Aaron back to AirUCI, as he earned his PhD in the Blake/Rowland group.
Fri, 05/27/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, May 27th we will present a special double seminar featuring Dr. Najat Saliba of the American University of Beirut amd Dr. Armando Rivera-Figueroa, a faculty member at East Los Angeles College.  They will be speaking about the paths they took to their current positions.  The lecture will begin at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Najat and Armando back to AirUCI as they both earned their PhDs in the Finlayson-Pitts group; Najat also spent a year as a postdoc in AirUCI.
Thu, 05/26/2016
Sonja Klee from Tofwerk AG will give an informal seminar on May 26, 2016 at 2 pm in Rowland Hall 390.  The title of her talk is “Chemical Ionization Processes in Mass Spectrometry.”
Tue, 05/24/2016
On Monday, May 24th 2016, AirUCI will once again sponsor the High School Awards Dinner on campus for the Orange County chapter of the American Chemical Society.  Scores of students are honored at this annual event, and we wish them the best as they continue their studies.
Thu, 05/12/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Thursday, May 12th we will host Dr. Paul Nissenson, assistant professor at Cal Poly Pomona in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.  He will be speaking about his career as a professor and some of the educational tools he has implemented to improve student interest and learning.  The lecture will begin at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Paul back to AirUCI, as he did his PhD in the Dabdub group.
Fri, 04/29/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, April 29th we will host Dr. Steve Mang, senior lecturer at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.  He will be speaking about his interest in undergraduate curriculum development and inquiry-based instruction as well as his career path to the position he currently holds at UMBC.  The lecture will begin at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Steve back to AirUCI, as he completed his PhD in the Nizkorodov group.
Mon, 04/18/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Monday, April 18th we will host Dr. Marc Carreras Sospedra speaking about his position at the South Coast Air Quality Management District.  The event begins at 10:30 am in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Marc back to AirUCI, as he completed his PhD studies and held a Project Scientist position in the Dabdub group.