Faculty Seed Grants

From 2008-2012, the Environment Institute awarded numerous seed grants to interdisciplinary teams of UCI faculty to support innovative sustainability- and environment-related research. At present, there is no open call for proposals.

Project Image Project Titlesort descending Principal Investigator
A Bayesian Analysis of Coastal Water Quality Sunny Jiang (Civil & Environmental Eng.) & Ivan Jeliazkov (Economics)
Assessing Cookstove Emissions: Global and Local Impacts Derek Dunn-Rankin (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), Rufus Edwards ( Department of Epidemiology)
Co-benefits from mitigation of emissions and aerosol toxicity from small-scale industries in Mexico Rufus Edwards (Epidemiology) and Michael Kleinman (Medicine)
Discussion of Socioscientific Issues in Classrooms to Develop Youth's Scientific Literacy about Climate Change Joshua Lawrence (Education) and Raul Perez Lejano (Planning, Policy & Design)
Emissions of ultravolatile fluorinated greenhouse gases during semiconductor manufacturing Murat Aydin (Earth System Science), Eric S. Saltzman (Earth System Science), G. P. L (Calit2)
Environmental Changes and Microbial Ecology of African Malaria Vectors Guiyun Yan (Public Health) and Jennifer B. H. Martiny (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)