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Parry’s Phacelia, a plant with purple flowers, native to Southern California, grows beneath burnt brush.

Study finds drought fuels invasive species after wildfires

UCI biologists highlight critical link between drought, wildfires and coastal ecosystem transformations

Greenland is dotted with frozen meltwater lakes such as the one above, photographed during a NASA expedition in 2012.

Ice sheet surface melt is accelerating in Greenland and slowing in Antarctica

UC Irvine-led researchers identify contributions of downslope winds and ozone layer

Three UC Irvine engineers involved in Energy Earthshot Initiative

DOE-funded projects will accelerate innovations toward more clean energy solutions

Vojislav Stamenkovic

DOE awards $3.75 Million to engineering for research in clean energy technologies

Vojislav Stamenkovic is leading the clean energy technology research team

UCI researchers join DOE-funded project to reinvent lithium-ion battery recycling

R&D effort is aimed at improving environmental sustainability and lowering costs

Dignitaries mark opening of an advanced mobility research facility on the UCI campus

HIMaC2 researchers will explore zero-emission, connected and autonomous vehicles and energy technologies

Two Henry Samueli School of Engineering scientists win DOE early career awards

Funding will support research in advanced energy and materials science technologies

UCI scientists measure local vibrational modes at individual crystalline faults

Breakthrough research made possible by advanced microscopic techniques

Huolin Xin receives early career award from DOE Office of Science

The U.S. Department of Energy has chosen Houlin Xin, UCI assistant professor of physics & astronomy, as an awardee in its DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program. Xin will receive $150,000 per year for five years to support his project to develop transmission electron microscopy imaging technologies for making lithium-ion battery electrodes more […]

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 […]