Our faculty and students strive for excellence in their work.

We are honored to be recognized by esteemed organizations. Below are a few of our most recent accolades.


Environmental economist wins award for sustainable management research

Magali Delmas, professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, has received the 2020 Organizations and the Natural Environment Division Distinguished Scholar Award from the Academy of Management for her work…

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Three awarded by academic senate for diversity, equity and inclusion

Three individuals from the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science at UCLA have been honored with UCLA Academic Senate awards for diversity, equity and inclusion. One undergraduate, one graduate student…

three awarded by academic senate for diversity, equity and inclusion


Noah Garrison Honored with the UCLA Sustainability Achievement Award

Congratulations to professor Noah Garrison who received the UCLA Sustainability Achievement Award for the 2020 UCLA Sustainability Green Gala.  As the IoES Environmental Science Practicum Director, Professor Garrison oversees the…

Noah Garrison


Forward thinking graduate awarded for sustainable change-making at LA Metro

Cris Liban, who received his doctorate from UCLA IoES’ Environmental Science and Engineering program, was honored with the Award of Excellence by the Engineering News Record for his initiative and drive to make…

forward thinking graduate awarded for sustainable change-making at la metro


Biologist receives award from the American Ornithological Society

Tom Smith, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was honored by the American Ornithological Society for decades of work studying birds. The Elliot Coues Award is given annually to “outstanding and…

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Stephanie Pincetl Named 2020 Fulbright Scholar

Stephanie Pincetl has been awarded a 2020 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in geography at the University of Manchester, UK and will begin her appointment in January. Pincetl is professor-in-residence at UCLA…

stephanie pincetl named 2020 fulbright scholar


Glen MacDonald Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Ninety-three new Fellows in the Academies of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science have been elected by their peers for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Recognition by…

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Dr. Michael Stenstrom awarded Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator Medal

The Fair Medal recognizes accomplishments in the education and development of future engineers. This award honors Gordon Maskew Fair, a professor of sanitary engineering at Harvard University. This year’s recipient,…

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Magali Delmas & David Colgan win 2019 ONE Division Book Award for The Green Bundle

On August 12 in Boston, Magali Delmas and David Colgan were awarded the 2019 ONE Division Book Award for The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet.  The Organizations…

the green bundle: pairing the market with the planet


Pritzker 2018 Winner, Dan Hammer, wins Mark Bingham Award

Dan Hammer has received the 2019 Mark Bingham Award for Excellence and Achievement, which recognizes recent graduates for their outstanding contribution to their community, country, or the world at large.…

dan hammer wins inaugural pritzker award


UCLA student Alex Arnold selected for the President’s Award for Outstanding Student Leadership

Alex Arnold, a Center for Diverse Leadership in Science Fellow and a grad student in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, has been selected for the President’s Award for Outstanding Student Leadership.…

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Noam Rosenthal Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge finalist

UCLA Institute of Environment and Sustainability PhD student Noam Rosenthal and Anderson students Hadley Stork  and Jonathan Tenenbaum were selected as finalists to compete in the Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing…

noam rosenthal kellogg-morgan stanley sustainable investing challenge finalist