Saewung Kim, PI


Associate Professor at UC Irvine (2018- present)

Assistant Professor at UC Irvine (2012-2018) 

Project Scientist at NCAR (2011-2012)

ASP Postdoctoral Fellow at NCAR (2008-2010)

Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology  (Advisor: L. Gregory Huey) (2007)

M.S. and B.S. Seoul National University (1998 and 2000)

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Dianne Sanchez, PhD CAndidate (2014-2019)

B.S. Chemistry. California State Polytechnic University Pomona (2014)

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Daun Jeong, PhD Candidate (2014-2019)

AKA rainbow

MS. Environmental Science and Engineering. Pohang University of Science and Technology (2013)

B.S. Environmental Science and Engineering. Ehwa Woman's University (2011)

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Blanca Rodriguez, PHD Candidate (2015-2020)


B.S. Environmental Chemistry. Arizona State University (2015)


Anne Mielnik, PHD Student (2018-2023)

AKA mono-Anne/sunshine

B.S. Environmental Health. Colorado State University (2018)

Gracie Wong, Junior Specialist (2016-present)

AKA the Sun

B.S. Earth System Science. University of California, Irvine (2018)

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Shayma Al Ali, Junior Specialist (2018-Present)

B.S. Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine (2018)


Trianne, Lab mascot (2019-Present)

Rescued from the cold, hard concrete behind the lab

Former Lab members


Dr. Roger Seco, Assistant Project Specialist (Oct. 2013 - 2018) 

Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Copenhagen

Dept. of Biology


Jerry Thomas, Undergraduate Research Assistant (2015-2018)

B.S. Earth System Science (2018)

Law student at Vermont Law School


YoungRo Lee, Graduate Research Assistant (2015-2017)

M.S. Engineering (2017)

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Student at Georgia Tech

Meredith Lightbody, Undergraduate Research Assistant (2015-2016)

B.S. Earth System Science (2017)

Air Quality Inspector at SCAQMD


Mark Wang, Undergraduate Research Assistant (2015)

B.S. Earth System Science (2015)

Student at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine - Illinois


Ian Wrangham, Graduate Student (2013-2015)

M.S. Earth System Science (2015)

Product Support and Installation Engineer at Andor Technology