Past Events

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


Event Date: Wed, 10/13/2021

AirUCI Associate Researcher Murat Aydin will present an Earth System Science lecture on October 13th at 3:30 pm in the Jenkins Room (Reines Hall room 310).  The talk is entitled "Atmospheric carbonyl sulfide for the last 52,500 years from a South Pole ice core" and can also be attended in the Virtual Meeting Room | MID 912 0170 3900.

Event Date: Wed, 10/13/2021

On Wednesday, October 13th, AirUCI's AAAR student chapter is hosting a practice event for the upcoming AAAR Fall Meeting 2021 from 2:00-3:00 pm in Rowland Hall room 390.  For those who are registered to give a presentation at the meeting, this is an opportunity to practice before an audience.  Please come prepared to practice your 1-2 minute elevator pitch that you will prepare for the live component of the meeting.  Bring your computer devices if you plan to show slides.
For those who are not a presenter, you are invited to come support our speakers and to have an...

Event Date: Thu, 09/30/2021

AirUCI's AAAR student chapter will host an outdoor, in-person welcome back social to kick off the new school year.  This event is to be held on Thursday, September 30th from 4 - 6 PM in the Natural Sciences II Courtyard.  Students and other researchers are invited to come meet friends and colleagues over snacks, drinks, and games.

Event Date: Tue, 09/28/2021

AirUCI's newest Fulbright Fellow, Dr. Thomas Colin Preston, will present a lecture on Tuesday, September 28th at 3:30 in the ISEB auditorium, room 1010.  The lecture is entitled "Cavity-enhanced Raman scattering from optically trapped microdroplets".  Dr. Preston is from the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at McGill University in Quebec and will be with us through the end of 2021.

Event Date: Tue, 09/21/2021

AirUCI Co-Director Barbara Finlayson-Pitts was among the panelists discussing climate issues and research at a Solutions That Scale event for a group of UCI supporters who are interested in environmental research.  Along with Prof. Eric Rignot (Earth System Science), Prof. Richard Matthew (Urban Planning/Public Policy), and Paul Hawken (author, environmentalist, activist), Barbara spoke about air quality and atmospheric changes that affect our climate. The event was moderated by Prof. James Bullock, Dean of UCI's School of Physical Sciences...

Event Date: Wed, 08/18/2021

The City of Irvine is holding a virtual town hall on Wednesday, August 18th at 6:30pm featuring AirUCI Co-Director Barbara Finlayson-Pitts.  The meeting, entitled Quality of Life: Air, is meant to inform residents about the issues related to air quality and climate change.  It will be held via Zoom and all are welcome to attend.   Please RSVP here or visit the Facebook Event Page via this link FB event page for your...

Event Date: Thu, 08/12/2021

Prof. Rachel O'Brien of William and Mary College will give a talk on Thursday, August 12 at 2 pm.  The seminar will be a hybrid meeting in Rowland Hall 390 and also simultaneously broadcast on Zoom (, Meeting ID: 985 3670 4724).  The title of the talk is "Longer term aging of organic aerosol: photobleaching and chemical transformations".

Event Date: Wed, 08/11/2021

Dr. Michael Hawes of Fulbright Canada will visit AirUCI on August 11, 2021 to confer with our directors and campus administration officials about evaluation and continuation of our Fulbright program. 

Event Date: Thu, 06/10/2021 to Fri, 06/11/2021

AirUCI faculty Celia Faiola is co-organizing an upcoming workshop to be held June 10-11, 2021 on behalf of DOE ARM/ASR and in collaboration with the Ameriflux community. Here is the announcement and the event flyer can be viewed here:
Land-Atmosphere Interactions Workshop Announcement - Save the Date
In support of the AmeriFlux “Year of Water Fluxes” and in collaboration with community representation from the U....

Event Date: Wed, 06/02/2021

AirUCI's Internal Synposium will meet via Zoom on Wednesday, June 2nd at noon.  The presenter will be Amirhosein Mousavi (Jun Wu lab) and his talk is entitled "Application of a low-cost sensor network for indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring and exposure assessment in California: multiple case studies".