Accomplishments

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.

Awards

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…


Awards

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…


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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…


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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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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…


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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. …


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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…


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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!…


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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/


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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.


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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…


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Studies by IoES faculty members recognized among the top 1% most referenced within their field

Thomson Reuters’ list of ‘most cited’ influential scholars included 30 UCLA faculty members. IoES faculty members on the list include Stephen Hubbell (ecology and evolutionary biology), Nathan Kraft (ecology), Michael Jerrett…