Brenna Biggs has been selected as a Carbon Neutrality Initiative (CNI) Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year

Congratulations to Brenna Biggs on being named a Carbon Neutrality Initiative (CNI) Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year! The UC President’s Carbon Neutrality Initiative Student Fellowship Program funds student-generated projects that support the UC system’s goal to produce zero-net greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. All 10 UC campuses plus the UC Office of the President, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are participating in the program.


Professor Prescher named Scialog Fellow by Research Corporation (RCSA)

Congratulations to Professor Prescher for being named a Scialog Fellow by Research Corporation (RCSA). Scialog supports early to mid-career scientists working on multidisciplinary projects.  The program is supported by the Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. More details about the program can be found at:


Ardo wins DOE Early Career Award

Shane Ardo receives the 2018 DOE Early Career Award.

The program supports the development of individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and stimulates research careers in the disciplines supported by the DOE Office of Science. Under the program, university-based researchers receive at least $150,000 per year to cover summer salary and research expenses:

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Manabu makes planet great again

Prof Manabu Shiraiwa has been selected as one of the laureates for the “Make Our Planet Great Again” Short-Stay Program in France.

You might have heard about this initiative by the French President Macron.

He will stay at the University of Paris - Est for one month in this summer to collaborate with French scientists to work on aerosol effects on air quality and climate.

To learn more about the program click here.