Past Events

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


Event Date: Thu, 02/09/2023

On February 9, AirUCI faculty Celia Faiola invites everyone to a special colloquium presented by Prof. Daniel Whiteson, who is well known for his expertise in communicating science to the public.  The event will be held in Rowland Hall room 101 at 3:30 pm and is also available via Zoom.  Details

Event Date: Tue, 02/07/2023

On February 7th, AirUCI will host a P-Chem talk given by Nate Slade of  UCSD (hosted by Celia Faiola).  This event will be held from 3:30 - 4:30 in Rowland Hall room 390.  Topic TBA

Event Date: Tue, 01/31/2023

On January 31st, AirUCI's AAAR Student Chapter will host a winter social, 'Coffee Fixes Everything', where the members can come together and interact about their research. Open to students, postdocs, and researchers, the event will be held in  Rowland Hall room 390 from 3-5 pm.

Event Date: Tue, 01/31/2023

On January 31, 2023, EcoGovLab, GREEN-MPNA, and AirUCI hosted an Environmental Justice Stakeholder Meeting in Santa Ana with over 100 attendees and 25 Zoom participants, including residents, AirUCI researchers (DOJ sub-group), elected officials, and government agencies.  Presentations were given on collaborative efforts to characterize and address Santa Ana’s cumulative pollution burden.  Read the article

Event Date: Wed, 01/18/2023

On January 18th, AirUCI will host a special seminar presented by Professor Man Nin Chan of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The talk will be held at 3:30 in Rowland Hall room 390 and via Zoom.  The title of the talk is "Transformation Kinetics and Chemistry of Organosulfates in Atmospheric Aerosols through Heterogeneous Oxidation – Coupling to Aerosol Sulfate".

Event Date: Fri, 01/06/2023 to Sun, 01/08/2023

The Beyond the Tailpipe team within AirUCI was planning to hold its annual faculty retreat in Carlsbad, California from Friday, January 6th through Sunday, January 8th, but this event has been postponed until Spring 2023. This will be a chance to review our efforts over the first year and to plan our projects and events for the final year of the grant.  Details TBA.


Event Date: Thu, 12/15/2022

While on a visit to UCI hosted by AirUCI faculty Celia Faiola, Drs. Molteni and Pieber, both postdoctoral fellows with the Swiss National Science Foundation, will present a joint research seminar entitled "Stress-modulated volatile organic compound emissions by coniferous and broadleaf trees."  This event will take place on December 15th, 2022 at 10 am in Nat Sci I Rm 1114.  For the abstract and short bios of the speakers, please see the December 5 message sent to the AirUCI e-mail list at 11:45 am.

Event Date: Mon, 12/12/2022 to Thu, 12/15/2022

From December 12th through 15th, 2022, AirUCI's partner organization APEP will present 'Hydrogen: Fueling the Sustainable Future - ICEPAG'.  Now in its 22nd year as one of the world's leading conferences on clean energy, ICEPAG is presented annually by the Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) held in a hybrid in-person / virtual format for 2022. APEP addresses the development and deployment of efficient, environmentally sensitive, sustainable power generation and energy conversion worldwide, with several AirUCI faculty as founders and directors of the component centers and labs. ...

Event Date: Wed, 12/07/2022

On December 7, AirUCI Prof. Annmarie Carlton will give a presentation to the UCI School of Earth System Science entitled "Agricultural Air Pollution Policy and Impacts: an Almanac."  The U.S. EPA considers agriculture the largest controllable source of ammonia (NH3), nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4).  Livestock is a dominant contributor to these emissions that degrade air quality, threaten the stratospheric ozone layer, and contribute to the climate crisis. Annmarie will describe this problem as well as its impact on human health and environmental...

Event Date: Mon, 12/05/2022

AirUCI will host a visit from Dr. Thomas Golin of the University of Helsinki December 5-6, 2022 when he will be meeting with AirUCI faculty and researchers to discuss potential collaborative research projects.  On Monday, December 5th at 2 pm he will give a talk about some of his recent research.  The talk is entitled "Atmospheric oxidation of imines and fragmentation of protonated peroxides: Investigation of reaction kinetics with computational chemistry" and will be held in Rowland Hall 390.