Past Events

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


Event Date: Mon, 01/26/2015

Dr. Daniel Knopf of SUNY Stony Brook will give a lecture entitled "The Role of Phase State and Interface in Ice Nucleation and Multiphase Chemical Kinetics" at noon on January 26, 2015 in Natural Sciences 2 room 1201.

Event Date: Thu, 01/22/2015

As part of the Eminent Lecture Series presented by the UCI Department of Chemistry, AirUCI Director Barbara Finlayson-Pitts will give a talk entitled "Air Pollution, Acid Rain, And Climate Change: Perspectives from the Past and Future Challenges."  The lecture will be held on January 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm at the Donald Bren Hall room 6011.  A reception will follow.  To attend, please RSVP by January 19th at

Event Date: Tue, 01/20/2015

Dr. James Smith of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado will present a lecture at noon on Tuesday, January 20th in Natural Sciences 2 room 1201.  The talk is entitled "Understanding the chemical processes that affect growth rates of atmospheric nanoparticles."

Event Date: Wed, 01/07/2015

AirUCI researchers will make a virtual classroom visit to C. E. Utt Middle School in Tustin, California on Wednesday, January 7th.  Utt chemistry teachers Kristina Posavec and Ian Williamson will preside over seven periods of chemistry classes during the whole day, while AirUCI team members give presentations on our research and answer student questions via Skype.  We'll also present a virtual lab tour showing students our advanced equipment and giving them a taste of our experiments.  At least 14 AirUCI team members will participate in this outreach, from undergraduates to grad students...

Event Date: Mon, 01/05/2015

Professor Heather Allen of the Ohio State University will present a lecture at noon on Monday, January 5th entitled “Organization at the Air-Water Interface: Atmospheric Aerosols to Biomembranes”.  The talk will be held in Natural Sciences Building 2, room 1201.




Event Date: Fri, 12/19/2014

On Friday, December 19th, the Environmental Health Sciences Graduate Program Seminar will be held from 3:30 to 5:00 pm at UCI's Center for Occupational and Environmental Health.  Professor Jesus Araujo (MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology) of the UCLA School of Medicine will present a lecture entitled "Air Pollution and Heart Disease: Where is the Missing Link?"

The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health is located at 100 Theory Drive (off California Avenue between Bison and Academy) Suite 100, and the lecture will be held in the large conference room 158...

Event Date: Thu, 11/06/2014 to Fri, 11/07/2014

AirUCI Director Barbara Finlayson-Pitts has been invited to present the prestigeous Walter J. Chute lectures at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia.  The Chute public lecture, entitled “Air Pollution, Acid Rain, and Climate Change: Perspectives from the Past and Future Challenges,” will be held on November 6th, 2014.  The Chute research lecture, “Mysteries of Particles in Air: Research Challenges and Why We Should Care,” will take place on November 7th and will be attended by the university's faculty, graduate students, and researchers as well as the scientific community. 

Event Date: Wed, 11/05/2014

AirUCI Director Barbara Finlayson-Pitts has been invited to deliver two lectures at Trent University in Ontario, Canada on November 5, 2014.  The public lecture is entitled "Air Pollution, Acid Rain, and Climate Change: Perspectives from the Past and Future Challenges" while the research colloquium is entitled "The Birth and Growth of Particles in Air: Future Challenges and Why We Should Care."

Event Date: Fri, 10/24/2014 to Sat, 10/25/2014

The Second Aerosol Dosimetry Conference—organized and hosted by AirUCI PIs Robert Phalen, Michael Kleinman, and Ralph Delfino—will be held at the Beckman Center in Irvine, California on October 24 and 25, 2014.  A broad range of topics will be discussed, with abstracts submitted from six nations.  AirUCI researchers will present posters and act as Session Monitors for the event.  For more information visit the conference web site.


Event Date: Tue, 10/07/2014

On October 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm, AirUCI PI Michael Kleinman will host a student webinar event called Program in a Box presented by the American Chemical Society.  The event will be held in Rowland Hall 390 and is geared toward undergrads — the topic is “Communicating your Science”.