Past Events

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


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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Event Date: Thu, 05/19/2022

UPDATE: ZOOM ONLY. AirUCI's Internal Symposium will meet on Thursday, May 19th at 1:30.  Johanna Rinaman from the Murray Group will be presenting, "A velocity map imaging study: the near-UV photochemistry of acetylacetone" and Marcus Marracci, also from the Murray Group, will be presenting, "Formation of brown carbon in optically trapped microdroplets"  The meetings have been held in a hybrid format this quarter, via Zoom and in Rowland Hall 390, but this meeting has been changed to an all virtual format with no physical meeting in Rowland Hall.  Zoom:  ...

Event Date: Thu, 05/12/2022

Beginning May 11th, AirUCI will host a visit by Christian George, Director of Research at the IRCELYON Institute in Lyon, France.  He will be giving a presentation on Wednesday, May 12th in Rowland Hall room 390 at 2:00 pm.  His talk is entitled "Emerging sources of tropospheric multiphase oxidants.".


Event Date: Thu, 05/05/2022

AirUCI's Internal Symposium will meet on Thursday, May 5th at 1:30.  The meetings will be held in a hybrid format this quarter, via Zoom and in Rowland Hall 390.  The speakers for this week are Adam Thomas from the Smith Group who will be presenting "Organic composition of aerosol particles emitted from the wear of automotive brake pads" and Yiming Qin from the Finlayson-Pitts Group presenting "On-the-fly surface analysis of atmospherically relevant sub-micron organic particles using a “Magic” ionization method".  For details, contact Lia Dam or...

Event Date: Wed, 04/27/2022

AirUCI's AAAR student chapter will be hosting a game-centered discussion on the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report on climate change on Wednesday, April 27th from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM in Rowland Hall Room 390.  The discussion is meant to be a fun way to engage with the material within this report.  Students, postdocs, scientists, and faculty are all invited!  This event will also serve as an AirUCI spring quarter social, so feel free to stop by and invite your colleagues!  For details, contact

Event Date: Wed, 04/13/2022

On April 13, 2022, AirUCI will host a group of students from Pepperdine University attending the classes of our collaborator, Prof. Jane Ganske.  She is bringing her students to tour three or four of the AirUCI labs and hear presentations on our research projects.

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