civil & environmental engineering

Yosemite National Park

Man on fire

UCI’s Tirtha Banerjee probes the physics behind catastrophic blazes

UCI, other researchers find collaborative flood modeling process effective

Community involvement, high-resolution maps lead to improved risk management

UCI-led team to study socioeconomic effects of coastal flooding in California

NSF-funded project involving 3 other UC campuses will use advanced simulations

UCI to collaborate in Department of Energy hub addressing water security issues in U.S.

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected the National Alliance for Water Innovation – a public-private partnership with more than 35 members, including UCI – to lead an energy and desalination hub addressing water security issues in the U.S. The organization will conduct early-stage research and development on energy-efficient and cost-competitive water treatment technologies. “Desalination […]

UCI joins in launch of new NSF-funded data science and climate initiative

Investigators from UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering, Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Science, and School of Physical Sciences will work together in a new initiative, funded by the National Science Foundation, to perfect the use of data science in climate studies. The Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science plus Climate project […]

Bleaching of coral reefs reduced where daily temperature changes are large

By taking a closer look, UCI scientists find resilience in face of heat stress