Past Events

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


Event Date: Tue, 04/05/2022

AirUCI faculty Andrea De Vizcaya-Ruiz will present a virtual seminar on April 5th entitled "Every breath we take — is the next generation's health at risk?"  Andrea will describe how exposure to ambient air pollution, predominantly airborne particulate matter (PM), has been linked with diseases of the lung, heart, and more.  Populations in urban centers with elevated emissions are at greater health risk, as they are subjected to continuous and long-term exposure.  Details and RSVP

Event Date: Fri, 03/25/2022

AirUCI's AAAR student chapter will host the second of a two-part science communication workshop with Professor Pat Ayotte, our current AirUCI Fulbright Fellow.  This is part two of the workshop to be held in Rowland Hall room 390 from 10:30 - noon on March 25th.

Event Date: Thu, 03/17/2022

On March 17th, UCI's Solutions That Scale will host a presentation to discuss the Angeles Link proposal to be developed by Southern California Gas Company, an initiative that would develop the nation's largest green hydrogen energy infrastructure system.  SoCalGas President Maryam Brown and key technical leaders on her team will discuss details of the Angeles Link project.  This special online event will be held from noon to 1:00, followed by a Q&A...

Event Date: Thu, 03/17/2022

AirUCI's AAAR student chapter will host a science communication workshop with Professor Pat Ayotte, our current AirUCI Fulbright Fellow.  This is a two-part workshop to be held in Rowland Hall room 390 from 10:30 - noon on March 17th and March 25th.

Event Date: Wed, 03/16/2022

On March 16th AirUCI will host a seminar presented by Dr. Paulus Bauer, who recently joined us as a postdoctoral researcher in the Smith group.  His talk is entitled "Physical characterization of number, size and shape of aerosol nanoparticles: from Condensation Particle Counters (CPCs) to Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS)" and will be held from noon to 1 pm in Rowland Hall room 390.

Event Date: Thu, 03/03/2022

AirUCI's AAAR student chapter will be hosting an Alumni Q&A Panel on Thursday, March 3rd from 10:30 - noon.  This should be a lively discussion featuring AirUCI's very own Drs. Sabrina Chee, Amy Christiansen, and Wing-Sy DeRieux! They will discuss their respective post-PhD career experiences, and will be happy to take questions. This is a  virtual meeting: and for additional details contact 

Event Date: Mon, 02/14/2022

On February 14, as part of AirUCI's DOJ research project, the Blake lab hosted workers from Kingston, a company in Santa Ana where the indoor air quality has been in question.  They were shown how the researchers collect, measure, and analyze the composition of air — from gases to microscopic particles.

Event Date: Wed, 02/09/2022

AirUCI faculty Alex Guenther will present an Earth System Science lecture on February 9 at 3:30 pm.  The talk is entitled "Landscape heterogeneity and reactive biogenic volatiles: from the Amazon to urban U.S." and is a virtual event.  Virtual Meeting Room | MID 921 3981 2842

Event Date: Tue, 02/01/2022

AirUCI Fulbright Fellow Patrick Ayotte (Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec) will present a Physical Chemistry lecture on Tuesday, February 1st at 3:30 pm.  This will be a hybrid event on Livestream and based in ISEB room 1010 (masks required).  His talk is entitled "Shining light, and beams of molecules, to look at (Photo)chemistry on ice."  Details         Livestream Link 


Event Date: Wed, 12/22/2021

Prof. Jason S. Olfert from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta will give a seminar hosted by AirUCI on Wednesday, December 22, 12 at noon.  The lecture will be held in Rowland Hall room 390 and on Zoom (Zoom info will be sent closer to the date) and is entitled  "Beyond particle mobility classifiers: Classifying particles by mass or relaxation time".