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Shane Ardo
Professor of Chemistry
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Chemistry
ardo@uci.edu
(949) 824-3796
Researches using solar energy to generate clean fuels, and solar-powered desalination of ocean water.
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Steven J Davis
Professor of Earth System Science
Earth System Science
sjdavis@uci.edu
A climate scientist and lawyer who researches what it'll take for countries to achieves the goals set by the Paris agreement.
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Huolin Xin
Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Physics & Astronomy
huolin.xin@uci.edu
Xin envisions a future where planes no longer emit greenhouse gases, and astronauts on mars can make their own fuel to get back home.
Jenny Y Yang
Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry
j.yang@uci.edu
Yang researches the chemistry behind the capture and removal of carbon dioxide from the air and from flue gases emitted by fossil fuel plants.
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The Arctic’s greening, but it won’t save us

The Arctic is getting greener as the climate warms — but it’s not greening fast enough to absorb very much carbon dioxide, Boston University and UC Irvine scientists find.

Apr 29, 2021

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

UCI scientists decrypt key HIV transmission pathways

Understanding how HIV propagates in the body could help with the development of new treatments for the disease it causes — AIDS.

Apr 8, 2021

Press Releases

Nobel laureate David MacMillan, Ph.D. ’96, (right) visits UCI in May, enabling a reunion with his Ph.D. advisor Larry Overman, UCI Distinguished Professor emeritus, and Vy Dong, UCI professor of chemistry, who was advised by MacMillan at UC Berkeley and the California Institute of Technology.
Oct 6, 2022
NSF funding will support diversification, community engagement in Earth system science.
Oct 5, 2022
Innovation could lead to safer, longer-lasting power storage for electric vehicles and devices
Sep 21, 2022

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