Physical Sciences

molecular dynamics simulation of p53 and stictic acid

Sequestration casts shadow over research labs

Recent UCI discovery related to cancer treatment is the type of work endangered

UCI’s cloned redwoods rooted in research

Grove fell short of great expectations but has proven valuable in Earth system science studies

Highlights of 2012 at UCI

Year brings scientific advances, national accolades, international outreach, student achievement and loss of campus stalwarts

Vy Dong '98

A good mix

Vy Dong ’98 is back as a chemistry professor specializing in molecular reactions.

Isabella Velicogna

Weighing the Earth’s fate

Using sophisticated satellite technology, Isabella Velicogna documents the ice sheet melt in Greenland and Antarctica. The assistant professor of Earth system science has shown that glaciers are losing mass at an increasing rate — a trend with dire implications for the planet.

Large Hadron Collider at CERN

A matter of great importance

UCI physicists have played a key role in the search for the elusive Higgs boson.

47th commencement is season of firsts

Undergraduate business majors, Cal Teach grads and new traditions are highlights.

Sue Marshall

Training tomorrow’s teachers

Lauds & Laurels staff honoree helps address shortage in math, science educators.

Something in the air

UCI-led team makes key discovery about smog in their innovative lab.

Sweat, tears lead to breakthrough

Chemist Greg Weiss’ personal loss motivates major new scientific work by him and others.