Past Events

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


Event Date: Sat, 12/03/2022

On Saturday, December 3rd, AirUCI will host a group of more than 80 elementary school students as they tour our labs and hear presentations about our research.  These students are from Santa Ana schools associated with our partner organization, the Madison Park Neighborhood Association. Organized by Project Scientist Lisa Wingen, and with the tours led by AirUCI researchers Dr. Kristen Johnson, Michelia Dam, Lucia Liu, and Lena Gerritz (grad students), the young visitors will see the Blake, Finlayson-Pitts, Nizkorodov, Saltzman, Shiraiwa, and Smith labs.

Event Date: Tue, 09/27/2022

AirUCI grad students are among those organizing the 2022-2023 meetings of a group sponsored by ESS called CLEAN.  This is a non-profit outreach organization that works with the local community to educate middle school students in climate change and environmental issues.  The group will hold its first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 27 at 4 pm in Croul Hall room 3101... all are invited! 

Event Date: Sat, 09/24/2022

AirUCI faculty Steve Davis will be among the speakers at the Celebrate Physical Sciences alumni event to be held Saturday, September 24th from 9 am to 1 pm at the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building (ISEB).  Steve will discuss The Future of Energy and the EnvironmentLog in to RSVP

Event Date: Wed, 09/14/2022 to Thu, 06/15/2023

Beginning in September, AirUCI researchers are volunteering to assist with science events for the Irvine Unified School District in the 2022-2023 school year.  For example, AirUCI grad students Cindy Yanez (Czimczik group) and Jackson Ryan (Carlton group) have already signed up to assist with several events, which include:

  • "Ask a Scientist" night on September 14th
  • Science Fair Project Mentoring, held September through December
  • 21st Century Career Conference on December 13th
  • 41st annual IUSD Science Fair

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Event Date: Tue, 09/06/2022

The Madison Park Neighborhood Association will hold a CUAL Committee General Meeting on Tuesday, September 6th at 6:00 pm in the Madison Library.  MPNA is our non-profit partner organization working with us on the ":Beyond the Tailpipe" project.  This meeting will feature a presentation from AirUCI faculty Andrea de Vizcaya Ruiz on the health risks associated with poor air quality.

Event Date: Tue, 08/16/2022

AirUCI will host a visit from Dr. Robert Seidel of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin from August 15 - 16, 2022 when he will be meeting with our faculty and discussing collaborative endeavors.  At 2 pm on August 16th, Dr. Seidel will give a presentation in Rowland Hall room 390.  His talk is entitled "Interfacial Photoelectron- and Absorption Spectroscopy Studies of Earth-Abundant Catalyst Materials for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction".

Event Date: Tue, 07/12/2022

 On July 12th, AirUCI will host a seminar by Prof. Alexis Lau of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.  The talk is entitled, "Personalized air exposure management for health protection and energy saving in dense urban environment" and will be held at 2:00 pm in Rowland Hall room 390.

Event Date: Wed, 06/22/2022

The Beyond the Tailpipe group within AirUCI will host a group of Santa Ana students in a tour of our labs.  Our non-profit partner, the Madison Park Neighborhood Association, sponsors the ALMA Science Academy for young students who are interested in STEM topics.  AirUCI will give a tour of our labs and presentation of our research on Wednesday, June 22nd for a group of about 45 4th - 6th graders and their teachers.

Event Date: Thu, 06/16/2022 to Fri, 06/17/2022

AirUCI faculty Jun Wu, Mike Kleinman, and Ulrike Luderer are on the planning committee for the COEH symposium on occupational and environmental health threats to be held June 16-17, 2022 at UCI Research Park. Various pollution/health presentations will cover such topics as the history of transportation in terms of emissions and environmental impacts, occupational health of different transportation sectors, disaster management of fuel related incidents, fuel cell research, and air pollution from non-tail pipe emissions. 
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Event Date: Wed, 06/15/2022

Save the date!  AirUCI will host the 38th Informal Gathering on Atmospheric Science and Photochemistry (IGASP), formerly known as Informal Symposium on Kinetics and Photochemical Processes in the Atmosphere (ISKPPA) at the Beckman Center on campus June 15, 2022.  Invitations and notifications were sent out this spring.  Registration is required and the Beckman Center strictly enforces Covid protocols.  Parking and meals are provided and registration closes May 31, 2022. 

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