Dr. Kuo-Nan Liou, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Director of Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science & Engineering

Distinguished Professor Kuo-Nan Liou passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at his home after a brief illness.

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Dr. Akio Arakawa, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Professor Akio Arakawa passed while sleeping peacefully at home on March 21, 2021. He is survived by his wife, son, grandson and granddaughter.

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Pollution at street level is worst with buildings in tight rows

A study by current AOS Chair Suzanne Paulson shows how the configuration and arrangement of buildings can affect the air quality for pedestrians at street level. Please see the UCLA Newsroom link below to read the full report on the study and what the results found.

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Student Spotlight for the Undergraduate Research Center – Sciences

Melinda Berman, UCLA senior majoring in Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Environmental Science, was recently awarded the Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) for her presentation at an AGU meeting on research in Earth and Space Science.

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Student Spotlight: De’Marcus Robinson
De’Marcus Robinson, 3rd year Graduate Student 
Field: Oceanography 
Specialty : Geomicrobiology, Biogeochemistry
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