Our Work in the Media & Recent Events
Description: Wildland-urban-interface building material flammability project is presented at Materials Research Society Fall Meeting in Boston, MA.
Description: PI Jeanette Cobian appears on Radio Bilingüe (Spanish public media) to speak on wildfire behavior, prescribed burning and more.
The full interview can be found here
Description: PI Jeanette Cobian is co-author in PNAS Nexus paper on fire science in the anthropocene.
The full article can be found below:
A press release on the article:
Interview with Univision 21
Description: PI Jeanette Cobian speaks at the Univision 21 evening broadcast about recent fires and fire behavior.
This Spanish language interview can be found here:
Jeanette Cobian wins Hellman Award
Description: PI Jeanette Cobian wins the prestigious Hellman Award granted to promising assistant professors.
More information on Award
New Publication on Air Quality and Emissions
Description: New study on the effects of the 2020 Wildfires on the air quality of the San Joaquin Valley published by Jeanette Cobian and collaborators Faraz Enayati Ahangar and Ricardo Cisneros.
Link to Paper:
PI Jeanette Cobian attends Fire and Climate Conference
Description: PI Jeanette Cobian attends the Fire and Climate Conference in Pasadena, CA. Collaborative work on smoldering fire behavior was presented by co-author Lucas Carmignani.
Link to Conference
Graduate Student Shusmita Saha wins Travel Scholarship
Description: Graduate student Shusmita Saha wins travel scholarship to attend the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute
First annual lab BBQ
First Annual End of the Year BBQ celebrated by the Cobian-Iñiguez group.
PhD student Shusmita Saha presents at WSCI
Description: PhD student Shusmita Saha presents here research on metal particle ignition at the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute.
March 20, 2021. Stanford CA.
University Friends Circle (UFC) Presentation
Description: UG Research Assistant Nicholas Maldonado presents his ignition research at the University Friends Circle.
More information here:
January 11th, 2022
Society of Women Engineers
Society of Women Engineers UC Merced Student Chapter Research Night Panel
COB 2 170 (UC Merced
UC Riverside Virtual Science Night
Presentation: Video Game Development Using Fire Science and Big Data
Arlington High School, Riverside, CA(Virtual)
November 9th, 2021
Cobian-Iñiguez Fire Lab wins CITRIS SEED Grant
Description: CI Fire Lab wins CITRIS SEED Grant alongside collaborators at UC Merced MS&E and UC Berkeley. The new project will investigate novel sustainable and flame-resistant materials.
More information on the project here: