Past Events

Below is a list of past events related to AirUCI (sorted with the most recent first).


Event Date: Tue, 02/13/2024

On February 13th, AirUCI faculty Jun Wu was interviewed about her recent study linking air pollution to depression during and after pregnancy. Her team examinies the influences of various environmental exposures (including air pollution; climate; and built environments such as green space, neighborhood resources, and walkability) on reproductive outcomes (maternal and fetal health), children’s health, and other health endpoints. Her interview with One World, One Health can be heard here....

Event Date: Wed, 02/07/2024

On February 7th AirUCI will host a visit from Prof. Jiachen Zhang of USC who will be giving an ESS seminar.  He previously served at CARB and is interested in speaking with AirUCI members and seeing our labs. 

Event Date: Fri, 01/19/2024

On January 19th, AirUCI's AAAR group will host a tour of our labs for local high school students which will include a Q&A session in RH 390 from 3:00-5:00.

Event Date: Fri, 01/19/2024

On January 19th AirUCI will host lab tours for 9th and 10th students from Chadwick School which is being facilitated by AirUCI's AAAR student chapter. Former AirUCI grad student, Dr. Hayley Glicker, is a teacher at the school where these students are learning about field studies and lab experiments.  They will see demonstrations on our current research that will include some hands-on participation followed by a Q&A session with our researchers.

Event Date: Fri, 01/19/2024

AirUCI will host lab tours for 9th and 10th grade students from Chadwick School on Friday, January 19th.  Four AirUCI research groups will participate with brief descriptions of their projects and demonstrations in the labs.  A panel of our researchers will answer questions from the students as well.  This event is organized by AirUCI's AAAR student group as part of their outreach efforts.

Event Date: Thu, 01/11/2024

On January 11 from 3-5 pm in Rowland Hall room 390, AirUCI's AAAR group will hold their first meeting of 2024.  Coffee will be served as presentations are given on current research in selected AirUCI groups.


Event Date: Fri, 12/15/2023

On December 15th AirUCI faculty Jim Smith will host a seminar by Nanna Myllys of the University of Helsinki.  The event will be held in Rowland Hall room 390 at 2:00, talk title TBA.  Nanna is a former postdoc in Jim's group, and we're excited to welcome her back!

Event Date: Fri, 12/08/2023

On December 8th, AirUCI will host a seminar by Prof. Yue Zhao of Shanghai Jiao Tong University at 3:30 in Rowland Hall room 390.  Yue is a former postdoc in the Finlayson-Pitts group and will discuss his group's research on particle formation, peroxides and dimers in particles, aqueous phase SOA, and organosulfates.

Event Date: Thu, 12/07/2023

On December 7-8, AirUCI will host a visit from Prof. Lidia Morawska, Distinguished Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia.  She is noted as the scientist who shared her research findings with WHO and government health agencies worldwide that the COVID virus was transmitted through breathing.  Prof. Morawska will present a lecture entitled "Air Quality and Public Health: how to “close this discussion” to be held at 3:30 in Natural Sciences building 2 in room...

Event Date: Thu, 11/30/2023

On November 30th, AirUCI's Internal Seminar will hold a meeting in Rowland Hall room 390 from 12:30 to 2:00 with lunch provided.  Speakers and topics are: Hui Wang (Guenther Group) "Biogenic Isoprene Emission in the Arctic" - Jennifer Campos Ayala (Saltzman Group) "Inferred Biomass Burning Reconstruction over the last 22,000 years" - Sukriti Kapur (Shiraiwa Group) "Reactive Oxygen Species and Oxidative Potential of Particulate Matter in Wintertime Fairbanks during ALPACA 2022 Campaign".

The internal seminars are a great way for students, postdocs, and project scientists to come...