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 Title Principal Investigator
The First Application of Chemoinformatics to Organic Aerosols Pierre Baldi (Computer Science) and Sergey Nizkorodov (Chemistry)
Optimizing At-Home Feedback to Increase Residential Energy Conservation David Kirkby (Physics & Astronomy) and Daniel Stokols (Planning, Policy & Design)
Environmental Changes and Microbial Ecology of African Malaria Vectors Guiyun Yan (Public Health) and Jennifer B. H. Martiny (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
Emissions of ultravolatile fluorinated greenhouse gases during semiconductor manufacturing Murat Aydin (Earth System Science), Eric S. Saltzman (Earth System Science), G. P. L (Calit2)
Self-Assembly of Quantum Dot Superlattices for Solar Cells Zhibin Guan (Chemistry & BME & ChemE & MSE), Matt Law ( Chemistry)
Assessing Cookstove Emissions: Global and Local Impacts Derek Dunn-Rankin (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), Rufus Edwards ( Department of Epidemiology)