Daniel Gonzalez: A First-Generation Scholar Paving the Way in Environmental Leadership

Graduate student Daniel Gonzalez has earned the Switzer Fellowship, a year-long program for environmentally dedicated students. He's leveraging this opportunity to build a network, develop equity-centered leadership skills, and further his mission of making a positive impact on the environment and disadvantaged communities.

CE-CERT Attends 2024 TRB Meeting, Secures Win in U.S. DOT Intersection Safety Challenge

CE-CERT has kickstarted 2024 on a high note! 12 of our brilliant faculty and students took the spotlight at the 2024 TRB Annual Meeting in D.C., with 13 presentations AND victory in the U.S. DOT Intersection Safety Challenge!

Scientists characterize nanometer-thin coatings of salt on aerosolized nanoplastics

Even as microplastics gain attention as a pollutant widely found in all environments, methods to detect airborne nanoplastics and the implications for public health and policy are not well known.

Celebrating Excellence: Three CE-CERT Affiliated Faculty Members Named in the World’s Top 2% Scientists List for 2023

CE-CERT proudly acknowledges the remarkable achievements of Dr. Matthew Barth, Dr. William (Bill) Carter, and Dr. Georgios Karavalakis, whose pioneering research continues to shape environmental science and engineering.

Dr. Tom Durbin named Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

Dr. Tom Durbin receives the recognition of SAE Fellow for his outstanding contributions to automotive engineering, marking a remarkable 30-year journey of dedication, innovation, and impactful research.

CE-CERT Welcomes New Faculty Member: Dr. Sarah Petters

Dr. Sarah Petters has joined CE-CERT, focusing on aerosol composition and condensed-phase reactions. Petters emphasizes perseverance in research, viewing setbacks as integral to progress. Her plans include establishing her lab, building collaborations, and advancing analytical techniques.
Markus Petters

CE-CERT Welcomes New Faculty Member: Dr. Markus Petters

Dr. Markus Petters, a prominent environmental researcher at CE-CERT, delves into atmospheric particulate matter's complexities. His work spans health, climate, and air quality, emphasizing mentorship to bridge the skills gap in graduate students.
Dr Hang Qui

CE-CERT Welcomes New Faculty Member: Dr. Hang Qiu

Dr. Hang Qiu, CE-CERT's new full-time professor, brings expertise in collaborative intelligence within cyber-physical systems. His research aims to merge robot, edge/cloud, and human intelligence to enable cooperation among autonomous entities.

Scientists Investigate Pollution-Cloud Interaction in SCILLA Experiment off Southern California Coast

In a research project based out of San Diego, CE-CERT researchers have been delving into the fascinating interaction between low-level clouds and a unique blend of clean marine air and highly polluted air originating from the emissions-rich Los Angeles/Long Beach region.

California Air Resources Board (CARB) Awards UCR CE-CERT and Partners A Major Research Program on Non-Exhaust Emissions

CARB awarded a research program to UCR's CE-CERT and partners, focusing on non-exhaust emissions from vehicles. Led by Dr. Georgios Karavalakis, the project aims to improve measurement methods and understand the environmental and health impact of brake and tire wear particles.
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