For Journalists

For Journalists

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Experts
Donald R Blake
Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Earth System Science
Chemistry
drblake@uci.edu
(949) 824-4195
Researching the impacts of the pandemic on air quality.
Can speak to:
Barbara J Finlayson-Pitts
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Director of AirUCI Institute
Chemistry
bjfinlay@uci.edu
(949) 824-7670
Studies particles in the atmosphere, an how they relate to air quality and climate change.
Can speak to:
James N Smith
Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry
jimsmith@uci.edu
(949) 824-9518
Smith studies nano aerosols, and is leading the UCI Face Mask Project to determine what kinds of masks are best at deflecting virus particles.

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Stories

UCI, Tsinghua University: California’s 2018 wildfires caused $150 billion in damages

Study shows health and socio-economic costs extended far beyond burned areas

Dec 7, 2020

Can something the size of a few washing machines find the biggest thing in the Universe?

UCI physicists have designed and built a new particle detector called FASER that could lift the veil on one of the Universe’s most enduring mysteries.

Dec 7, 2020

Isabella Velicogna wins medal from American Geophysical Union

Velicogna, a glaciologist, has spent her career unraveling the dynamics of glaciers.

Nov 25, 2020

Press Releases

Understanding how HIV propagates in the body could help with the development of new treatments for the disease it causes — AIDS.
Apr 8, 2021
Tool helps to track abrupt yet temporary emissions declines during pandemic.
Apr 7, 2021
UCI-led team reports that an increase in lightning will drive both wildfires and warming above Arctic Circle.
Apr 5, 2021

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