Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine


Here's the latest news from AirUCI — our events, our people, our science.



Mon, 07/23/2012
According to an analysis by Times Higher Education, UC Irvine was ranked first in the U.S. and fourth in the world among the 100 best universities that have been established less than 50 years!   We in AirUCI are delighted at this great honor and strive to do our part to help UCI earn rankings such as these! Read the article
Thu, 07/12/2012
AirUCI PI Don Blake has been named a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry by the UCI Department of Chemistry!  Congratulations, Don!
Tue, 07/10/2012
AirUCI PI Doug Tobias was elected a Fellow of the American Chemical Society in July, 2013.  This is a prestigious honor bestowed upon 96 distinguished scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments and contributions to ACS.  He joins AirUCI co-Director John Hemminger, also an ACS Fellow.  Way to go, Doug!
Fri, 06/29/2012
AirUCI PI Sergey Nizkorodov, along with our PNNL collaborators Alex Laskin and Julia Laskin, wrote a featured article in the scientific journal Environmental Chemistry entitled "Mass spectrometric approaches for chemical characterization of atmospheric aerosols: critical review of most recent advances". Mass spectrometry of atmospheric aerosols is a booming subject, with some 200-300 papers published in this area every year, and this article is a review of much of the research being done.  In addition, several recent AirUCI researchers are noted in the article: Emily Bruns...
Wed, 06/27/2012
In the June 2012 issue of the newsletter for the National Science Foundation's Division of Chemistry, AirUCI is highlighted in an article that describes our 2012 International Science Workshop!  Read the article — go to page 8.
Fri, 06/01/2012
AirUCI team members were honored with prestigious awards at the annual E.K.C. Lee Dinner held on campus May 31, 2012.  AirUCI's Amanda MacMillan received the Michael Gebel Award and Tran Nguyen received the E.K.C. Lee Award.  Both are graduate students in the Nizkorodov group.  It was also announced at the dinner that AirUCI PI Sergey Nizkorodov received this year's UCI Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research.  Congratulations, all!
Wed, 05/30/2012
On May 30th, 2012 AirUCI will welcome students from Godinez Fundamental High School in Santa Ana as they tour our labs and hear presentations about our research.
Thu, 05/24/2012
On May 24, 2012 AirUCI will sponsor the high school awards dinner for the Orange County section of the American Chemical Society on campus, with keynote address by AirUCI's Barbara Finlayson-Pitts.  Scores of students are honored at this annual event, and we wish them the best as they continue their studies.
Mon, 05/21/2012
On May 21, 2012, AirUCI researchers Scott Epstein, Jeff Ngarmboonta, and Sandra Blair will give presentations for Chemistry classes at Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo, California.
Tue, 05/15/2012
On May 15th, 2012, Dr. Scott Epstein of AirUCI will give presentations on our research to students, staff, and parents at Buena Park Jr. High School's Science Night.