Environment & Energy

Katherine Mackey named Sloan Research Fellow

Katherine Mackey, UCI’s Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Earth System Science, has been awarded a 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship in ocean sciences for her pioneering work in marine biogeochemistry. Each year since 1955, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded two-year fellowships to 126 promising early-career scientists in the U.S. and Canada. Nominated by […]

Concurrent heat waves, air pollution exacerbate negative health effects of each

Future may bring more overlap of synergistic weather factors, UCI researchers warn

Over time, nuisance flooding can cost more than extreme, infrequent events

Long-term impact of climate change on US cities is rising, UCI researchers find

UCI named as partner in new clean manufacturing institute

$140 million consortium aims to improve competitiveness of US industry

Pod pride

UCI team shows off its prototype for Hyperloop transportation system at competition

Big wheels in motion

UCI is first college in nation to convert to all-electric bus fleet

UCI researchers map oceanic troughs below ice sheets in West Antarctica

Channels give warm ocean water access to their undersides, speeding glacier retreat

Global reach

UCI is sustaining its outsized reputation for tracking and tackling environmental challenges

Ahead of the curve

From Nobel Prize-winning findings about the planet’s rapidly changing atmosphere to innovative technologies and solutions, the campus is ahead of the curve on the most daunting challenges of our time. Surging king tides and fiercer storms along the West Coast are being plotted on real-time three-dimensional maps by UCI engineers for Newport Beach and Tijuana, and social […]

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Greening the grid

UCI tests integration of renewable hydrogen into existing natural gas systems