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Jun 18, 2018 Andy Borovik wins the 2018 F. Albert Cotton Award in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry
Chemistry Professor Andy Borovik won the 2018 F. Albert Cotton Award in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry from the American Chemical Society. He was recognized for demonstrating that synthetic inorganic chemistry can harness the power of noncovalent interactions to regulate local environments around...
Jun 18, 2018 Three from Physical Sciences honored at Lauds & Laurels Awards Ceremony
Professors Vy Dong and William Evans, and Director of Facilities Rick Fruchey were honored at the annual Lauds & Laurels Award Ceremony for their commitment and contributions to their fields and to the School of Physical Sciences. The sparkling celebration took place on May 31, 2018 at the...
Jun 16, 2018 Melting of Antarctic ice sheet has tripled in the last decade, study says
The rapidly melting ice is causing sea levels to rise faster today than any time in the past 25 years, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.
Jun 12, 2018 Founding professor of math donates personal, professional papers to UCI Libraries
Irvine, Calif., June 12, 2018 – The University of California, Irvine Libraries have received the personal papers and professional records of Edward O. Thorp, a founding professor of mathematics, hedge fund manager, blackjack player and author of The New York Times best-seller Beat the Dealer, the...
Jun 08, 2018 Looking at cancer in a whole new way
A geneticist, a mathematician and a systems biologist at UCI are combining their abilities to study cancer in a totally different way, and what they and others discover could lead to improved treatments for colon cancer, melanoma and leukemia. Fueled by a $10 million, five-year National Cancer...
Jun 05, 2018 UCI scientists analyze first direct images of dissolved organic carbon from the ocean
Irvine, Calif., June 5, 2018 – In a first, researchers from the University of California, Irvine – as well as Switzerland’s University of Zurich, IBM Research-Zurich and UC Santa Cruz – have obtained direct images of dissolved organic carbon molecules from the ocean, allowing better analysis and...
May 24, 2018 New UCI center to look at life by the numbers
Irvine, Calif., May 24, 2018 — A new interdisciplinary research and education center at the University of California, Irvine will apply the power of mathematics to some of the more vexing mysteries in cell biology. The MathBioSys Center on Multiscale Cell Fate is being initiated with $10 million in...
May 22, 2018 NASA launches next generation of satellites to track world’s water
The twin satellites are part of the GRACE-FO mission by NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences. SpaceX also launched five Iridium NEXT communications satellites. USA TODAY For 15 years, two NASA satellites revealed an unprecedented picture of movements in water around the Earth,...
May 21, 2018 James Randerson named Ralph J. & Carol M. Cicerone Chair of Earth System Science
Irvine, Calif., May 21, 2018 – James Randerson recently became the first University of California, Irvine faculty member to receive the title of Ralph J. & Carol M. Cicerone Chair of Earth System Science. The new position and related graduate fellowship were made possible through an endowment...
May 11, 2018 Kate Mackey wins 2018 Simons Award
Marine phytoplankton do half of all photosynthesis on Earth and directly influence global biogeochemical cycles and climate, yet how they will respond to future global change is unknown. As an oceanographer who takes an integrative Earth system approach to research, Kate Mackey addresses this...

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