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
The First Application of Chemoinformatics to Organic Aerosols Pierre Baldi (Computer Science) and Sergey Nizkorodov (Chemistry)
Use Of Analytical Chemistry To Examine Controls Over Decomposition of Plant Material Kathleen Treseder (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) & James Nowick (Chemistry)
Using IT to Compress Perceived Time and Space in How People Think About Global Change: A Step Towards Behavioral Change Bill Tomlinson (Informatics), Brett Sanders (Civil & Environmental Engineering), and Robin Keller (Merage School)
Wiring up biology: overcoming transport limitations in microbial energy production Allon Hochbaum (Chemical Engineering & Chemistry), Jacob Brouwer (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering)