The Research Team

All team members are affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the UCI Environment Institute, CalIT2, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program and the California Alliance for Minority Participation.

Principal Investigators

Professor David Kirkby (Physics & Astronomy)

Professor Daniel Stokols (Psychology & Social Behavior, and Planning, Policy & Design)

Graduate Students

Nadia Ahmed (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science)

Nora Davis (Social Ecology)

Kristen Gamble (Psychology & Social Behavior)

Beth Karlin (Social Ecology)

Daniel Margala (Physics & Astronomy)

Angela Sanguinetti (Planning, Policy & Design)

Undergraduate Students

Jessie Baker (Social Ecology)

Jonathan Carrasco Cabrera (Sociology)

Katrin Escobar (Urban Studies)

Adam Malnove (Social Ecology)

Jessica Ng (International Studies, Economics)

Cassandra Squiers (Earth & Environmental Science)

Nicklas Svensson (Urban Studies)

Jeremy Wood (Social Ecology)



Lisa Wu (Social Ecology)

Student Alumni

Joe Middleswart (Physics & Astronomy grad)

Robert Lord (Physics & Astronomy undergrad)

Isabel Wang (Social Ecology undergrad)

Samantha Bondi (Urban Studies & Political Science undergrad)

Michelle Kim (Environmental Engineering undergrad)

Jonathan Chu (Computer Science undergrad)

Kristen Figuera (Planning, Policy, & Design undergrad)


Tom Kan (Social Ecology undergrad)


Andrea Hernandez (Computer Science & Engineering undergrad)