Awards

Year: 2012
Recipient Award Name Award Type Year Department Recipient's Appointment
Andrew Borovik AAAS Fellow Fellowship 2012 Chemistry Faculty
Donald Blake UCI Distinguished Professor Distinction 2012 Chemistry Faculty
Eric Rignot NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal Award 2012 Earth System Science Faculty
Donald Blake ACS Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology Award 2012 Chemistry Faculty
James Randerson UCI Chancellor's Professor Distinction 2012 Earth System Science Faculty
Robert Corn Fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy Fellowship 2012 Chemistry Faculty
Year: 2011
Recipient Award Name Award Type Year Department Recipient's Appointment
Jing Xia Lee-Osheroff-Richardson North American Science Prize Award 2011 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Thorsten Ritz Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation, UK Fellowship 2011 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Virginia Trimble George Van Biesbroeck Prize of the American Astronomical Society Award 2011 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Wilson Ho Medard W. Welch Award, American Vacuum Society Award 2011 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Philip Collins UCI Award for TA Profesional Development & Mentoring Award 2011 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
James Bullock McMaster Cosmology Colloquium Prize Award 2011 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
James Bullock UCI Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education Award in Physical Sciences (2011) Award 2011 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
James Bullock UCI Celebration of Teaching Award Award 2011 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Xiangwen Zhang Institut des Sciences Mathmatiques (ISM) Carl Herz Prize Award 2011 Mathematics Faculty
Alice Silverberg MSRI Research Professorship Fellowship 2011 Mathematics Faculty
Natalia Komarova UCI Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award for Research Award 2011 Mathematics Faculty
Annmarie Carlton American Association of Women Geoscientists (AWG) – Distinguished Lecturer Distinction 2011 Chemistry Faculty
Manabu Shiraiwa Otto-Hahn Medal, Max Planck Society Award 2011 Chemistry Faculty
Elizabeth Jarvo Thieme Chemistry Journal Award Award 2011 Chemistry Faculty
Scott Rychnovsky Fellow of the American Chemical Society Fellowship 2011 Chemistry Faculty
Mathieu Morlighem NASA Group Achievement Award, Ice Sheet System Model Award 2011 Earth System Science Faculty
Saewung Kim NSF Antartica Service Medal Award 2011 Earth System Science Faculty
Eric Saltzman AGU Fellow Fellowship 2011 Earth System Science Faculty
Eric Rignot NASA Group Achievement Award, IceBridge Mission Award 2011 Earth System Science Faculty
Alex Guenther AGU Yoram J. Kaufman Award for Unselfish Cooperation in Research Award 2011 Earth System Science Faculty
Susan Trumbore National Academy of Sciences Fellow Fellowship 2011 Earth System Science Faculty
Eric Rignot NASA Group Achievement Award, Ice Sheet System Model Award 2011 Earth System Science Faculty
Year: 2010
Recipient Award Name Award Type Year Department Recipient's Appointment
Virginia Trimble Doctora Honoris Causa, University of Valencia (Spain) Award 2010 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Zuzanna Siwy Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Award 2010 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Daniel Whiteson Sloan Research Fellowship Fellowship 2010 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Kevork Abazajian NSF CAREER Award Award 2010 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Thomas Trogdon NSF VIGRE Fellow Fellowship 2010 Mathematics Faculty
Asantha Cooray UCI Chancellor's Fellow Fellowship 2010 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Daqing Wan UCI Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award 2010 Mathematics Faculty
Annmarie Carlton U.S. EPA-National Exposure Research Laboratory, Special Achievement in Atmospheric Chemistry Award 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Shane Ardo Harry and Cleio Greer Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, Chemistry Department Fellowship 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Christopher Vanderwal Eli Lilly Grantee Award 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Matt Law Department of Energy Early Career Research Program Award Award 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Christopher Vanderwal AstraZeneca Award for Excellence in Chemistry Award 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Eric Potma DOE Early Career Research Award Award 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Jennifer Prescher Susan G. Komen Postdoctoral Fellow Fellowship 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Annmarie Carlton U.S. EPA National Honor Award (Bronze Medal) for CMAQ Model Development Award 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Christopher Vanderwal Fellow of the A. P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship 2010 Chemistry Graduate Student
Jennifer Prescher Stanford Molecular Imaging Scholar Fellowship 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Athan Shaka Emmy Award, Best Instructional Series (chemistry distance learning, Coastline College) Award 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Alan Heyduk Scialog Award from The Research Corporation Award 2010 Chemistry Faculty
William Evans Terrae Rarae Award of the Tage der Seltenen Erden Award 2010 Chemistry Faculty
Year: 2009
Recipient Award Name Award Type Year Department Recipient's Appointment
Zuzanna Siwy PECASE Award (Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers) Award 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Wilson Ho AAAS Fellow Fellowship 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Manoj Kaplinghat UCI School of Physical Sciences Outstanding Contribution to Undergraduate Education Distinction 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Henry Sobel Bruno Pontecorvo Prize Award 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Andrew Lankford UCI Stewardship Star from the University Advancement Award 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Zhihong Lin Chang Jiang Scholars, Ministry of Education, China Award 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Christopher Davis Max Planck Institute Research Fellowship Fellowship 2009 Mathematics Faculty
Mu-chun Chen Erice Fellowship, Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture Fellowship 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Michael Dennin UCI Award for Instructional Technology Award 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Philip Collins UCI Extension Award for Novel Course Developent Award 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Michael Dennin UCI Extension UCI Irvine Faculty Award Award 2009 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Hong-kai Zhao Changjian Guest Professsor, Peking University Distinction 2009 Mathematics Faculty
Vladimir Baranovsky Sloan Research Fellowship Fellowship 2009 Mathematics Faculty
Christopher Vanderwal Amgen Young Investigator Award Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Annmarie Carlton Distinguished Alumnus (early career) Rutgers University Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Suzanne Blum Thieme Synlett-Synthesis Journal Award (international) Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Annmarie Carlton U.S.EPA-ORD National Honor Award for CMAQ Development Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Eric Potma NSF CAREER Award Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Annmarie Carlton U.S.EPA National Honor Award (Gold Medal) for Air Quality Forecasting Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Rachel Martin NSF CAREER Award Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Reginald Penner The Faraday Medal, presented by the Electrochemistry Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry of the UK Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
James Smith Kenneth T. Whitby Award, American Association for Aerosol Research Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Elizabeth Jarvo UCI School of Physical Sciences Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education Award Distinction 2009 Chemistry Faculty
James Nowick NOGLSTP Scientist of the Year Award Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Douglas Tobias Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education in the School of Physical Sciences Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Donald Blake UCI Lauds and Laurels Distinction 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Ara Apkarian Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Ellen Druffel The Oceanography Society Fellow Fellowship 2009 Earth System Science Faculty
William Evans Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) Fellowship 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Eric Rignot NSF Antarctica Service Medal Award 2009 Earth System Science Faculty
Eric Rignot NASA Group Achievement Award, Warm Ice Sounding Explorer Team Award 2009 Earth System Science Faculty
Alan Heyduk Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Charles Zender Kavli Frontiers Fellow, National Academy of Sciences Fellowship 2009 Earth System Science Faculty
John Hemminger Fellow of the American Chemical Society Fellowship 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Donald Blake American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fellow Fellowship 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Katherine Mackey AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award Award 2009 Earth System Science Faculty
Barbara Finlayson-Pitts Coalition for Clean Air Carl Moyer Award for Scientific Leadership and Technical Excellence Award 2009 Chemistry Faculty
Year: 2008
Recipient Award Name Award Type Year Department Recipient's Appointment
Jing Xia Richard C. Tolman Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship, Caltech Fellowship 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Zuzanna Siwy Sloan Research Fellowship Fellowship 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
David Kirkby APS Fellow Fellowship 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Toshi Tajima JAEA Fellow Fellowship 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Virginia Trimble Caroline Herschel Visiting Scholar, Space Telescope Science Institute Fellowship 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Steven White AAAS Fellow Fellowship 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Toshi Tajima JAEA President’s Award Award 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Zuzanna Siwy NSF CAREER Award Award 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
David Kirkby UCI Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education Distinction 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Henry Sobel AAAS Fellow Fellowship 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Daniel Whiteson DOE Outstanding Junior Investigator Award Award 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
Mu-chun Chen Outstanding Referee for Physics Letters B, Elsevier Distinction 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
James Bullock AAAS Fellow Fellowship 2008 Physics & Astronomy Faculty
John Lowengrub UCI Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research Award 2008 Mathematics Faculty
John Lowengrub UCI Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award for Research Award 2008 Mathematics Faculty

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