Asta Habtemichael has received multiple awards and fellowships in the past year in recognition of his outstanding academic performance and leadership as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion champion. From the University of Rhode Island: The...
Civil and environmental engineering assistant professor Regan Patterson is one of four professors that will be able to develop new UCLA classes that have an impact on Los Angeles and beyond, thanks to the fourth annual Chancellor’s Awards for Community-Engaged Scholars.
Vida dreams of self-determined Black, Indigenous, and/or migrant farmworker communities providing the human right to safe and affordable access to clean water, air, food, and shelter for all in California’s Central Valley and beyond.
Cielo's mission is to contribute to restorative climate resilience and develop equity-based mitigation strategies to mitigate the disparate impact climate change has on historically marginalized communities.
Daniel studies aerosol behavior and its impact on air quality. His journey as a first-generation student has shaped his determination to drive positive change for the environment and disadvantaged communities.
How can we plan for urban climate adaptation in ways that improve sustainability and social justice? Switzer Fellow Linda Shi studies the land governance institutions that make cities and disadvantaged groups vulnerable to climate impacts...
Lara Cushing is the lead author of a December 2022 study finding that historical red-lining is associated with fossil fuel power plant siting and present-day inequalities in air pollutant emissions. Read the open-access article in Nature Energy and a summary in Axios.
Marisol Cira has been awarded a 2022 LATinE: Latinx Trailblazers in Engineering fellowship. LATinE is an initiative intended to increase the number and success of Latinx/Hispanic engineering faculty in the US, who in turn, will blaze new trails with new discoveries, innovations and social impact and serve as role models for the next generation of engineers.
Asta combines social and natural science approaches to study the effects of contaminants of emerging concern in the environment and public health. Drawing upon environmental organic chemistry, trophic ecology, and public health he explores PFAS bioaccumulation in marine food webs.