Partners and Programs
Partnerships, collective action and policy uses what scientists have shown us. Collaborations and programs set forth and improve our paths toward coping and thriving in a changing climate.
The Office of Research serves as the primary campus office for matters related to research.
The Air Quality Research Center provides support for teams of collaborative researchers to conduct scientific, engineering, health, social and economic research that educates and informs planning and regulations for air quality and climate change. The center educates and informs through conferences, outreach, scholarly publications and training grants.
The Bodega Marine Laboratory is dedicated to understanding environmental processes at the land-sea interface on California’s North Coast, an area known for the productivity and diversity of its marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Through research programs and teaching initiatives, the Bodega Marine Laboratory leads multi-disciplinary scientific pursuits to solve complex environmental problems on the marine and terrestrial sides of the tideline in Northern California.
The Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis is a multi-faceted, internationally recognized program with teams of academic faculty, research faculty and graduate These collaborative research projects focus on travel behavior and transportation systems modeling; environmental vehicle technologies; and climate change, air quality and other environmental impacts.
The John Muir Institute of the Environment supports innovation and discovery aimed at solving real-world environmental problems. The institute’s faculty are committed to strengthening the scientific foundation for environmental decision making through collective entrepreneurship, a team-oriented approach that recognizes the complexities of environmental problems and the societal context in which they occur.
The Energy and Efficiency Institute (EEI) at UC Davis is a leading university institution advancing impactful energy and energy efficiency solutions. We focus on addressing critical energy challenges and improving energy use through research, education, and engagement. The EEI is home to innovative research centers and programs in buildings, transportation, water, and agriculture & food production; has more than 45 affiliated faculty; and hosts an interdisciplinary graduate program in energy systems.