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Jul 09, 2018 Ask a Leader: Chemists Know!
Some Real Fireworks with Professors Joonhee Lee and Ara Apkarian UCI chemistry Professors Joonhee Lee and Ara Apkarian blow our minds with their nano, hyper nano single molecule electromechanical sensor proposition; a heady technology with consequential applications. Listen to the podcast here!  
Jun 28, 2018 Heavy-duty emissions must be eliminated to halt climate change, UCI-led review shows
Irvine, Calif., June 28, 2018 – To halt climate change in this century, heavy-duty infrastructure undergirding the world’s major economies must be redesigned – starting now – to ensure no increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. According to a UCI-led review due out Friday in the journal ...
Jun 28, 2018 These Are the Toughest Emissions to Cut, and a Big Chunk of the Climate Problem
Efforts to tackle climate change typically focus on boosting renewable energy or using cleaner, more efficient cars, but there's an entire realm of the economy they're largely ignoring—one that accounts for about a quarter of global carbon dioxide emissions. These other sources of climate pollution...
Jun 25, 2018 Chemist Shane Ardo tapped for Department of Energy Early Career Research Program award
UCI chemistry assistant professor Shane Ardo is of 84 scientists from across the nation to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program. The effort, now in its ninth year, is designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to...
Jun 25, 2018 Two from Physical Sciences receive Distinguished Faculty Awards from Academic Senate
Amanda Holton and Alessandra Pantano have been named recipients of the 2018-19 Distinguished Assistant Professor Award for Teaching and Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award for Service, respectively, for their significant contributions to the university. These are among the most prestigious...
Jun 19, 2018 Professor Chris Barty wins the 2018 R. W. Wood Prize
Physics & Astronomy Professor Chris Barty won the 2018 R. W. Wood Prize from The Optical Society. He was recognized for foundational innovations that have enabled ultrafast and energetic intense lasers around the world.    Established by OSA in 1975 to honor the many contributions that R.W....
Jun 19, 2018 Inaugural UCI Innovator Awards Ceremony Recognizes Distinguished Researchers and Inventors
Irvine, Calif., June 19, 2018 – Held at the Cove @ UCI, the inaugural UCI Innovator Awards celebrated researchers and faculty across the campus who are working actively to promote the commercialization of university intellectual property. With generous support from the Beall Family Foundation, UCI...
Jun 18, 2018 Three UCI School of Physical Sciences Faculty Earn Prestigious NSF Early Career Awards
Three faculty from the UCI School of Physical Sciences have received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development Awards to support their research, which also includes educational programs for middle school through college-age students. Our 2018 winners are assistant...
Jun 18, 2018 Seven Physical Sciences Students Earn Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Seven UCI School of Physical Sciences students earned graduate research fellowships and ten received honorable mentions from the National Science Foundation (NSF) this Spring. The competitive NSF fellowship acknowledges graduate and senior undergraduate students who have demonstrated potential for...
Jun 18, 2018 Student Spotlight: Bianca Ceballos
Bianca Myriah Ceballos was always curious about the world around her, but coming from a family with immigrant parents and being the first in her family to pursue college education, the path wasn’t always so clear. “For me, my path to college and then graduate school was like walking through a dimly...

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