physical sciences

UCI’s highly cited researchers, as determined by Clarivate, are (from left, top row) Amir AghaKouchak, James S. Bullock, Steven J. Davis and Candice Odgers; (middle row) Greg J. Duncan, Susan M. O’Brien, James T. Randerson, Sai-Hong Ignatius Ou and Nosratola D. Vaziri; (bottom row) Xiaoqing Pan, Vojislav Stamenkovic, Julian F. Thayer and Huolin Xin.

13 UCI faculty members make prestigious list of highly cited researchers

Clarivate designation includes those who have ‘demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field’

UCI researchers (from left) Alejandro Camacho, Isabella Velicogna and Steven Allison.

3 UC Irvine professors garner $8.7 million in state support for climate action projects

UC awards total of more than $80 million for progress toward California’s climate goals

Class of 2023 graduate Paul Hurst, Ph.D., chemistry

#IamUCI – Paul Hurst

Q&A with Class of 2023 graduate Paul Hurst, Ph.D., chemistry

UC Irvine physicists discover first transformable nano-scale electronic devices

The finding has potential to fundamentally change the nature of these items

Kimberly Edwards

Generating the next generation of O.C. scientists

UCI hosts first in-person Science Olympiad since onset of COVID-19 pandemic

American Association for the Advancement of Science honors six UC Irvine researchers

Scholars are recognized for their achievements in science and society

James Bullock

Exploring vast galaxies

Three questions with UCI astrophysicist James Bullock, recent chair of the James Webb Space Telescope Users Committee

Nobel laureate David MacMillan, Ph.D. ’96, (right) visits UCI in May, enabling a reunion with his Ph.D. advisor Larry Overman, UCI Distinguished Professor emeritus, and Vy Dong, UCI professor of chemistry

A Nobel journey

Personal reflections of Nobel recipient, UCI alumnus David MacMillan, Ph.D. ’96, who won the prize in chemistry in October 2021

From left, Efi Foufoula-Georgiou, Adriana Darielle Mejía Briscoe, Virginia Trimble and Jeffrey Barrett.

Four professors elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

They join 35 others from UCI in the prestigious organization

UCI scientists make leap forward for genetic sequencing

Research to lead to improved personalized medicine and understanding of evolution