James Bullock becomes new dean of School of Physical Sciences
Noted cosmologist will lead the school in their mission to discover scientific breakthroughs that provide solutions the most profound problems our age. Read more
Physical Sciences professors sweep 2019 Academic Senate awards for research
Professors Eric Rignot, Tim Tait and Jenny Yang have been named recipients of the 2019 Academic Senate awards for research making the UCI School of Physical Sciences the only school on campus to win awards in the research category.
UCI-initiated hunt for new particles at the Large Hadron Collider gets underway
The FASER Collaboration, including UCI Professors David Casper and Jonathan Feng, postdocs, and students will look for new fundamental particles connected to dark matter.
UCI/JPL: Antarctica losing six times more ice mass annually now than 40 years ago
Glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Netherlands’ Utrecht University additionally found that the accelerated melting caused global sea levels to rise more than half an inch during that time.
Clean and green: UCI physicist helps invent novel way of converting nitrogen to ammonia
UCI physicist Huolin Xin worked with his colleagues at Brookhaven National Laboratory to come up with a new, more sustainable way of producing ammonia, which is also a key ingredient in crop fertilizers.