UCI Faculty with Environment and Sustainability Interest

The following resource will give you a sense of the depth and breadth of UC Irvine faculty commitment to environmental and sustainability-related research. Together, the Office of Administrative and Business Services and Sustainability Initiative update the catalog each spring. Visit www.sustainability.uci.edu to access the 2014 catalog.

Name Title Home Department Research Type More Information
David L. Feldman Professor and Chair Planning, Policy & Design water resources, climate change policy, environmental ethics and policy, and environmental risk management
Barbara Finlayson-Pitts Founding Director, Atmospheric Integrated Research at UCI (AirUCI) and Professor Chemistry analytical atmospheric chemistry
Zachary Fisk Distinguised Professor Physics & Astronomy superconductors
Christian Fox Director of Instructional Ultrasound and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine the use and promotion of ultrasound as a sustainable medical diagnostic technique
Steven A. Frank Professor Ecology & Evolutionary Biology evolutionary genetics, host-parasite interactions
Filipp Furche Professor Chemistry computational atmospheric chemistry, electronic structure theory
Xiaogang Gao Adjunct Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering hydroclimatology, hydrology, fluid dynamics, and engineering mathematics
Ajay Garde Associate Professor Planning, Policy & Design sustainable design and sustainable neighborhood development in Southern California
Brandon S. Gaut Professor and chair Ecology & Evolutionary Biology population genetics, molecular evolution, genome evolution
R. Benny Gerber Professor Chemistry quantum chemical simulation of atmospheric systems
Donovan German Assistant Professor Ecology & Evolutionary Biology nutritional physiology, comparative physiology, global change, biogeochemistry
Michael Goulden Professor and Chair Earth System Science ecosystem ecology, plant physiology, micrometeorology
Stanley Grant Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering tidal transport of bacteria, coastal runoff, microbial pollution in urban runoff, water reclamation and sustainable water supply
Lisa Grant Ludwig Associate Director, California Institute for Hazards Research and Associate Professor Public Health natural hazards, paleoseismology, active faults, San Andreas fault, southern California faults, seismic hazard, environmental health and geology
Bradford A. Hawkins Professor Ecology & Evolutionary Biology biogeography, macroecology, diversity gradients