Archive Tag: Transportation

Patron filling up at the gas station. (Open source)

Ann Carlson, the Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law at the UCLA School of Law, and Cara Horowitz, co-executive director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law, wrote an opinion piece published by the Washington Post tilted “Trump begins his biggest assault yet on the environment.” The opinion piece is focused Read more

Ann Carlson, co-director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law, was quoted in the L.A. Times article, “Auto executives got more than they bargained for in lobbying Trump to ease fuel standard.” As she shared, by suggesting a loosening of California standards, the automakers, “opened up a Pandora’s box when they asked for these fuel economy standards to be loosened around the edges.” Read more

On March 19, 2018, the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) will host its third research symposium focusing on the goal of achieving 100% renewable energy through cutting-edge and interdisciplinary science, technology, and policy research at UCLA. This includes electrified transportation for Los Angeles County by 2050. The Read more

Mitchell Spearrin was awarded an NSF CAREER grant for research on high-pressure combustion engines that offer a future of cleaner, more-efficient engines and lower transportation emissions.
UCLA

Key research on high-pressure combustion for the development of cleaner, more efficient engines has found a home at UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. Mitchell Spearrin, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, earned a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for research on the chemistry and physics of combustion Read more