Past Events

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


Event Date: Thu, 10/26/2023

AirUCI's student chapter of the AAAR will hold a seminar on October 26th from 12-2 pm in Rowland Hall room 390.  The speakers will be Jonas Enders (Murray Group) “Temperature-Dependant Kinetics of the Reactions of Criegee Intermediates with Aldehydes”, Jonas Enders (Murray Group) “Temperature-Dependant Kinetics of the Reactions of Criegee Intermediates with Aldehydes”, and Anna Kapp (Smith Group) “Hygroscopicity of Ultrafine Aerosols during the EPCAPE Campaign”.

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

Event Date: Fri, 10/13/2023

On October 13th, AirUCI faculty Manabu Shiraiwa will host a visit by a delegation from the Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Association.  They will meet with additional AirUCI faculty to exchange information on traffic emissions and air quality research.  The visitors are Dr. Keiko Shibata (JAMA, Isuzu); Mr. Takuya Ikeda (JAMA, Nissan); Mr. Naoki Konishsi (JAMA, Isuzu); and Dr. Tsuyoshi Ito (Japan Automobile Research Institute; JARI).

Event Date: Wed, 10/04/2023

UCI's Department of Earth System Science will host a lecture by AirUCI alumnus Dr. Mike Lawler (Smith group) now at NOAA's Chemical Science Laboratory.  The talk is entitled "Sea spray organics: how much and how important?" and will be held on October 4th at 3:30 in Croul Hall room 3101.

Event Date: Fri, 09/29/2023

AirUCI faculty Annmarie Carlton and Simon Rosanka will be hosting a talk by their collaborator from Germany, Anne Caroline Lange on September 29th from 12:30 - 2:30 in Rowland Hall room 390.  The title of her talk is "Air quality analysis and emission optimization for Europe using inverse modelling".


Event Date: Wed, 09/13/2023 to Fri, 12/15/2023

Beginning in September, AirUCI researchers are volunteering to assist with science events for the Irvine Unified School District in the 2023-2024 school year.  For example, AirUCI grad student Jackson Ryan (Carlton group) has already signed up to assist with multiple events, which include:

  • "Ask a Scientist" night on September 13th
  • Science Fair Project Mentoring, held September through December
  • 21st Century Career Conference on December 14th
  • 41st annual IUSD Science Fair on December 11-15

Historically, AirUCI researchers and students have...

Event Date: Fri, 09/08/2023

AirUCI Co-Director Sergey Nizkorodov will be presenting a webinar for the Frontiers of Atmospheric Chemistry Seminar Series (FACSS) to be held on September 8th at 10 am Pacific time.  His talk is entitiled "Photochemical Reactions in Organic Aerosol Particles".  Register in advance for this webinar

Event Date: Fri, 09/08/2023

On September 8th, AirUCI's AAAR student chapter will hold a writing workshop hosted by Professor Ann Marie Carlton that will be focused on science writing and presentation.  The meeting will be held from from 1-2 pm in Rowland Hall room 390.  Prof. Carlton will first discuss what makes a good scientific presentation followed by her guidelines on writing scientific papers.  Register using...

Event Date: Wed, 09/06/2023

On September 6, AirUCI's AAAR Student chapter organized a visit to the California Air Resources Board at their Riverside branch.  The group toured the grounds featuring environmental art installations, viewed the testing rooms, toured the labs, heard presentations of the history of CARB and the kinds of research they conduct, and learned about employment options with the agency.


Event Date: Fri, 09/01/2023

On September 1st, AirUCI's AAAR student chapter will hold a writing workshop hosted by Professor Steve Mang that will be focused on professional development.  The meeting will be held from from 1:30 - 3 pm in Rowland Hall room 390.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their CV/resume to the workshop where you will have an opportunity to ask Prof. Mang questions about ways to improve it.  Register using...

Event Date: Wed, 08/23/2023

On August 23rd, 2023, AirUCI presented a Legislators Day event where we invited every elected official representing Orange County from federal, state, county, and City of Irvine offices.  Our intent was to provide policymakers with our latest scientific findings on climate change and air quality issues so they would have accurate, unbiased information as they write and evaluate legislation and guidelines pertaining to these topics.  We also wanted to give them an up-close look at our labs so they could see taxpayer dollars in action.  The response was tremendous with over 25...