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Carla Shapreau, FBF grantee in 2011, co-published a book based on her FBF project:"The loss of French musical property during World War II, post-war repatriations, restitutions, and 21st century ramifications." Recently, her book was chosen by the American Musicological Society as best scholarly addition! Congrats to Professor Shapreau!
Professor Saul Perlmutter, FBF grantee in 1997, 2001, and 2008, and Nobel Prize Winner in 2011, will be a featured speaker at this year's (and the US's first)World Academic Summit by Times Higher Education, September 26-28 on the Berkeley campus: For the first time in the US, the THE World Academic Summit will bring together thought leaders from higher education and leading figures from government, policymaking and industry to address the challenges faced by world-class universities in the 21st century, on the campus of one of the world’s leading public universities, situated in the heart of San Francisco Bay Area.
2016 FBF Grantee Tsu-Jae King Liu was recently appointed Vice Provost for Academic and Space Planning, beginning October 1, 2016. Tsu-Jae joined the Berkeley faculty in 1996, as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS), becoming full professor in 2003. She has earned distinctions for her teaching, mentorship, and research, and presently holds the TSMC Distinguished Professorship in Microelectronics. Her 2016 FBF project with Professor Louis Hutin in Grenoble, France, is entitled "3-D Hybrid CMOS/NEMS Technology for Energy-Efficient Electronics".