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|
|Self-Assembly of Quantum Dot Superlattices for Solar Cells||Zhibin Guan (Chemistry & BME & ChemE & MSE), Matt Law ( Chemistry)|
|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)|
|Fueling the future: Investigation of hydrocarbon formation from CO by vanadium nitrogenase||Markus W. Ribbe (Molecular Biology & Biochemistry), Molecular Biology & Biochemistry (Chemistry)|
|Wiring up biology: overcoming transport limitations in microbial energy production||Allon Hochbaum (Chemical Engineering & Chemistry), Jacob Brouwer (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering)|