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
William W. Heidbrink Professor Physics & Astronomy experimental plasma physics, fusion energy
John C. Hemminger Vice Chancellor for Research Professor Chemistry surface chemistry and physics, photovoltaic material analysis
James W. Hicks Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Professor Ecology & Evolutionary Biology comparative physiology of circulation and gas exhange
Ann M. Hironaka Associate Professor Sociology world society and environmental protection outcomes
Wilson Ho Donald Bren Professor Physics & Astronomy surface studies of photovoltaic material
Allon Hochbaum Assistant Professor Chemistry nanoscale materials and hybrid bio-inorganic devices for applications in clean energy
Wirachin Ying Hoonpongsimanont Clinical Instructor Emergency Medicine Reducing the burden of disease through injury prevention research and emergency medicine education
John D. “Doug” Houston Assistant Professor Planning, Policy & Design transportation, air pollution, urban inequality, environmental equity, spatial analysis
Kuo-lin Hsu Associate Adjunct Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering remote sensing of precipitation, hydrologic systems modeling, stochastic hydrology, and water resources systems planning
Brad Hughes Co-Director, Center for Learning in the Arts, Sciences, and Sustainability and Lecturer Ecology & Evolutionary Biology science education, experimental evolution, sustainable energy, educational media production, marine science, ecological modeling
Travis Huxman Director, Center for Environmental Biology and Professor Ecology & Evolutionary Biology the evolution of plant traits and the impacts of climate change on ecosystems
Leslie M. Israel Associate Professor Medicine implementation of a national wellness and fitness examination for Orange County Fire Authority firefighters, biomonitoring in firefighters
Faryar Jabbari Professor Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Optimal Control Theory, Distributed Parameter Systems, Parameter Identification
Kenneth Janda Professor and Dean, School of Physical Sciences Chemistry chemical physics, gas hydrates
Liz Jarvo Assistant Professor Chemistry green chemistry, catalysis