Accomplishments

Awards

3.19.2019

Jennifer Jay awarded the Lockheed Martin Award for Excellence in Teaching

Jennifer Jay, professor of civil and environmental engineering, received the Lockheed Martin Award for Excellence in Teaching.  Jay incorporates a service-learning component in her classes, and teaches a year-long freshmen course on food as it relates to the environment.


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2.15.2019

Stephanie Pincetl awarded the 2019 Meredith F. Burrill Award

Stephanie Pincetl, University of California Los Angeles, has been an intellectual leader in the field of urban sustainability, known particularly for her extensive research on urban metabolism and effective resource management governance structures. Her academic success is unquestionable, with one monograph and some 90 peer-reviewed scholarly works in the leading journals of her field. More...


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11.28.2018

Peter Kareiva, four other IoES faculty included in list of most influential scholars

In its annual list, Clarivate Analytics names the most highly cited researchers by other scientific research papers in 21 fields across the sciences and social sciences. The 2018 list is based on citations of papers published between 2006 and 2016. The researchers rank in the top one percent in their fields in producing widely cited...


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11.2.2018

Civil and environmental engineering professor receives major international honor

Shaily Mahendra, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a Samueli Fellow, has received a 2018 Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman award from the Government of India Non-Resident Indian Welfare Society. The prestigious international award recognizes Indians living outside the country who have a distinguished record of outstanding service, achievements, and contributions. The honor...


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6.23.2018

Paul Barber’s research article on sushi ‘fish fraud’ among most downloaded

The article, published in Conservation Biology, was downloaded 1,751 times in the 12 months following its publication.


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5.14.2018

Aradhna Tripati named Geological Society of America fellow

Professor Aradhna Tripati was named a Geological Society of America (GSA) fellow at the organization’s spring meeting in April. Founded in 1888, GSA serves geoscientists in academia, government and industry. Fellowships are granted “in recognition of their distinguished contributions to the geosciences” including publications, research, teaching and “contributing to public awareness of geology.” Tripati will be...


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5.11.2018

Congratulations to Carl Maida, one of two 2017-2018 IoES Pritzker Environment and Sustainability Education Fellows

Carl Maida, instructor for Environment 185A/B/C (Education for Sustainable Living Program Action Research) has been selected as one of two IoES Pritzker Environment and Sustainability Education Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year.  This program was endowed by Jeanne and Tony Pritzker and each year we nominate outstanding instructors that are contributing to our academic programs. Fellows are...


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5.11.2018

Congratulations to Colleen Callahan, one of two 2017-2018 IoES Pritzker Environment and Sustainability Education Fellows

Colleen Callahan, Director of the UCLA IoES Leaders in Sustainability program and instructor for Environment 277 has been selected as one of two IoES Pritzker Environment and Sustainability Education Fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year.  The annual fellowship is made possible through an endowment from the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation and recognizes instructors  based on their...


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5.7.2018

High school student working in UCLA IoES La Kretz Center lab wins first place in the California State Science Fair

Congratulations to Tai Michaels for winning first place in the Environmental Division of the Los Angeles Science Fair as well as winning first place in the California State Science Fair! He is a high school student working in the Rundel lab with Justin Valliere, UCLA IoES La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science postdoctoral researcher. Tai did...


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1.26.2018

IoES’s UCLA office is now Los Angeles Green Business Certified

To learn how to make your Los Angeles office eco-friendly, visit http://www.greenbizla.org/


Awards

12.18.2017

UCLA professors Paul Barber, Robert Wayne to enhance undergraduate STEM education

Both UCLA professors of ecology and evolutionary biology and IoES faculty members received $1 million each from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to create new interdisciplinary approaches to science education.


Awards

12.18.2017

Rajit Gadh named by IESA one of the “50 most influential Indians in Energy Storage and Micro-grids”

The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) named IoES Faculty member and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Rajit Gadh as one of the “50 most influential Indians in Energy Storage and Micro-grids.”