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, 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.
Fri, 09/16/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, June 10th we will host Dr. Andrew Martinez of the California Air Resources Board.  He will be speaking about his career path to the position he currently holds.  The lecture will begin at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  We are happy to welcome Andrew back to AirUCI, as he was a postdoc in the Dabdub group.
Fri, 08/26/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, June 10th we will host a talk by Dr. Jane Gansky of Pepperdine University at noon in Rowland Hall room 390.  She will be speaking about her career path and experiences as a professor of chemistry.
Fri, 08/26/2016
AirUCI Director Barbara Finlayson-Pitts has served for the past year as Co-Chair of the National Academies of Science committee that gathered input, studied the state of atmospheric chemistry research, and wrote the report for NAS.  She will speak on Friday, August 26, 2017 from 11:00-12:00 EDT in Washington D.C. at the release event for this new Academies’ report, The Future of Atmospheric Chemistry Research: Remembering Yesterday, Understanding Today, Anticipating Tomorrow.  Download the report PDF   Using input gathered from the scientific community, the report...
Fri, 08/19/2016
As part of AirUCI's EACCO outreach endeavor, on Friday, August 19th we will host a talk via Skype by Dr. Chris Harmon of California State University, Humboldt at 11 am in Rowland Hall room 390.  He will be speaking about his career path and experiences as a professor of chemistry.  We welcome Chris back to AirUCI as he was a graduate student and received his Ph.D. in the Nizkorodov group.
Thu, 08/18/2016
Prof. Hans-Joachim (Hajo) Freund, who is visiting us from the Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin, will give a special seminar on Thursday, August 18, 2016 entitled "Models for Heterogeneous Catalysts: Complex Materials at the Atomic Level" at 2 pm in Natural Sciences building 2, room 3201.
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.