Funded Projects 2010 - 2006


Heyer Wolf-Dietrich, Department of Microbiology, University of California, Davis 
Xavier Veaute, CEA, Fontenay aux Roses, France
Fonctions des paralogues de Rad51 dans la recombinaison homologue.

Keith Johnson, Department of Linguistics, University of California Berkeley 
Elsa Spinelli, Laboratoire de Psychologie et NeuroCognition, Université Pierre Mendès France, Grenoble 2, France 
Variability and lexical representations. 

Paulo J. M. Monteiro & Roy W. Carlson, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Berkeley 
Pierre Levitz, Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée,Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France 
Characterization of the Nanostructure of Calcium Silicate Hydrates.

Bozidar Stojadinovic, Dept. of Civil and Env. Engineering University of California Berkeley 
Adnan Ibrahimbegovic, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan Dept. of Civil Engineering, Cachan,France 
Multi-scale hybrid modeling of failure mechanisms in civil structures under extrême-event loads. 

Mark van der Laan, Group in Biostatistics, University of California Berkeley 
Antoine Chambaz, Laboratoire MAP5,Université Paris Descartes, France 
Development of causal inference methodology and its application to medical and epidemiologicalresearch in France?

Bruno Nachtergaele, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis 
Valentin Zagrebnov, Departement de Physique, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France 
Application of the Lieb-Robinson bound method to study dynamics of infinite systems. 

Esmond G. Ng, Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Luc Giraud, INRIA-Bordeaux Sud Quest,Toulouse, France 
Scalable Hybrid Solvers for Large Sparse Linear Systems of Equations on Petascale Computing Architectures. 

Patrick V. Kirch, Anthropology and Integrative Biology,University of California, Berkeley
Eric Conte, Archeologie, Universite Paris1, Université de la Polynésie Française, Tahiti, France 
Paleo and Neo-Ecology of French Polynesia. 

Kevin Wilson,Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Christa Fittschen,UFR Chimie, Université de Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France. 
Experimental Investigations of complex kinetic mechanism by combining state-of-the-art experimental techniques. 

Angelique Louie, Biomedical Engineering, University of California Davis
Marc Dhenain,URA CEA CNRS 2210‐CEA – MIRCen Center, Fontenay aux Roses, France 
New Method to Detect Amyloid Plaques In Alzheimer’s Disease.

Junko Yano, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley
Cyrille Costentin, Laboratoire d’Électrochimie Moléculaire, Université Paris Diderot, Paris 7, France 
Mechanism of water oxidation catalysis using electrochemistry and in situ X-ray spectroscopy.

Frederic Theunissen, Dept of Psychology and Helen Wills Neurosciences Institute, University of California Berkeley 
Nicolas Mathevon, Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France 
Auditory scene analysis in the songbird.

John Verboncoeur, Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley 
Eric Sonnendrücker, Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée, Université de Strasbourg, France 
Adaptive multilevel particle schemes for plasma simulation.

James F. O’Brien, EECS, Computer Science Division, University of California Berkeley
Marie-Paule Cani, INRIA, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France 
Real-time simulation methods for interactive surgical simulation and planning. 

John Radke, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning, University of California Berkeley
Frédéric Liébault, Cemagref Groupement de Grenoble, Saint‐Martin‐dʹHeres, France 
Analysis of Historic River Corridor Response to Landscape Change and Application to River Management Principles in California and France. 

Nancy Lee Peluso, ESPM, University of California, Berkeley
Gabrielle Bouleau, Cemagref, UMR G-EAU, Montpellier, France 
Risk Societies and Governance in Mediterranean Climate Deltas Flood-prone Waterscapes.

Kristofer S.J. Pister, College of Engineering,University of California, Berkeley 
David Simplot-Ryl, INRIA POPS, Université de Lille, France
Implementation and Extensive Performance Evaluation of future standards for Wireless Sensor Networks.

Steven Glaser, Department of Civil and Environmental, Engineering University of California, Berkeley
Térence Bayen, Center of Mathematic, Université de Montpellier 2, France
Modeling absolute displacements of the human body to quantify diagnoses neuropathology. 

Thomas Jue, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of California Davis
David Bendahan, Centre de Resonance Magnetique Biologique et Medicale, Faculte de Medecine de la Timone, Marseille, France
Determination of Metabolic Transients during a Muscle Contraction using Hyperpolarized 13C, 31P and 1H Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 

Sharman D. O’Neill, Department of Plant Biology College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis
Pascale Besse, Universite de la Réunion, Peuplements Végétaux et Bioagresseurs. en Milieu Tropical, La Réunion, France 
The France-UC Vanilla Consortium: An International Collaboration for Genomic Research and Germplasm Conservation for Crop Improvement of Vanilla planifolia. 

David Wessel, CNMAT, University of California Berkeley
Yann Orlarey, GRAME - Centre National de Création Musicale, Lyon, France 
Parallelism in Interactive Real-Time Signal Processing with FAUST and OSC.


Pascale Garaud, Baskin School of Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz
Michel Rieutord, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique, Observatoire Midi Pyrenées Toulouse, France
Proposal to support an international summer program in aStrophysical modeling.

Nobuhiko P. Kobayashi, Electrical Engineering, Jack Baskin school of engineering, University of California Santa Cruz 
Natalio Mingo, LITEN, CEA-Grenoble, France 
Collaborative research on “nanoparticle embedded in alloy” thermoelectric materials and devices grown by MOCVD.

Richard H. Kramer, Molecular and Cell Biology Departement, University of California, Berkeley
Alexandre Specht, Département  de Chimie Bioorganique Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France 
New two-photon caged neurotransmitters for the photocontrol of neuronal activity and physiology.

Richard Grotjahn and Susan Ustin, Department of L.A.W.R, University of California Davis 
Fabio D’Andrea, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France 
Calibration and mapping of satellite skin temperatures by surface station data with evaluation of WRF guidance for extreme heat waves.

Peter S. Nico, Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Delphine Derrien, Laboratoire Biogéochimie des Ecosystèmes Forestiers, INRA Nancy, France 
Do mineral surfaces stabilize organic matter in soil?

André Anders, Plasma Applications Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Jean-Philippe Bauer, Department CP2S, Institut Jean Lamour, Nancy Université, France 
Spatial and temporal development of high power impulse magnetron sputtering discharges.

Sharmila Majumdar, Department of Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley
Roland Chapurlat, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale (INSERM), Lyon, France 
Standardization and cross calibration of Distal Radius and Distal Tibia Bone Quality using High Resolution Peripheral Computed Tomography Scanners.

Barbara Romanowicz, Earth and Planetrary Science, University of California Berkeley
Jan Matas, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France 
Seismic attenuation in the Earth’s mantle: implications for velocity-to-density conversion factors.

Siobhan Brady, Section of Plant Biology and Genome Center, University of California Davis 
François Roudier, Biology department, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.
Integrating transcriptional networks and chromatin-based mechanisms involved in the control of cell differentiation in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana.

Zahid Hussain, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Marino Marsi, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides – Université Paris-Sud, Paris, France 
New spectroscopic approaches for the study of strongly correlated materials.

Johan Leveau, Department of Plant Pathology,University of California, Davis
Pascale Frey-Klett, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Champenoux, France 
Impact of bacterial-fungal interactions on soil evolution, fertility, and vegetation.

Vittal Yachandra, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Pieter Glatzel, Installation Européenne de Rayonnement Synchrotron, Grenoble, France 
Ligands of manganese complexes relevant to photosynthetic water oxidation: direct detection using X-ray emission spectroscopy.

Artyom Kopp, Department Of Ecology and Evolution, University of California Davis 
Nicolas Gompel, Institut de Biologie du Développement de Marseille-Luminy, Marseille, France 
Developing genetic tools for new model species of Drosophila.

Robert Littlejohn, Physics, University of California Berkeley
Carlo Rovelli, Centre de Physique Theorique, Luminy, Marseille, France 
Semiclassical studies of spin networks, Wigner $3nj$- symbols, and quantum gravity .

Rosemary Gillespie, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California Berkeley
Christophe Thébaud, Sciences de la Vie et de la Terre, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France 
Community Assembly on Islands: Role of Random versus Deterministic Effects.

Adrian T. Lee, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley 
Radoslaw Stompor, Laboratoire Astroparticule et Cosmologie,Université Paris 7, France 
Simulations and data analysis of the initial data set of a next generation CMB B-mode polarization experiment : PolarBeaR.

Alan Weinstein, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley 
Pierre Schapira, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Université Paris VI, France
Categorical tools in geometry and in mathematical physics.

Robert Kostecki, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Christian Julien, Institut des Nanosciences, Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris 6, France
Electrochemical Energy Storage Research – Advanced Cathode Materials for Li-ion Battery Systems.

Charles Altieri, English Department, University of California, Berkeley
Isabelle Alfandary and Axel Nesme, Département d’Etudes du Monde Anglophone, Université Lumière-Lyon 2, France
Transatlantic transactions : French theory and twentieth century American poetry.

Margaret Conkey, Anthropology, University of California Berkeley
Sébastein Lacombe, Université de Toulouse-le Mirail, Toulouse, France
Open air paleolithic occupations on the north slope of the Central Pyrénées : inventory and analysis of a rare and significant collection of prehistoric artifacts.

Ronnie Lipschutz, Department of Politics, University of California Santa Cruz
Béatrice Hibou, Centre d’études et de recherche internationales, Sciences Po, Paris, France 
The public-private hybridization of the 21st century state

Sofia Berto Villas-Boas, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley 
Céline Bonnet and Pierre Dubois, GREMAQ, Université de Toulouse, France
Non linear wholesale pricing and retail pass-through: evidence from counterfactual experiments.

AnnaLee Saxenian, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley
Hervé Dumez, Centre de Recherche en Gestion, École Polytechnique, Paris, France 
Making a mark:  early French trademarking practice and its long-term infuence.


Louise Glass, Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley
Mathieu Paoletti, Laboratoire de Génétique Moléculaire des Champignons, Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, France
Role of the HET domain in Fungal Nonself Recognition.

William J. Jagust, Department of Public Health and Neuroscience, University of California Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Michel Isingrini, Universit. François Rabelais, Centre de Recherche sur la Cognition, Tours, France 
Brain Basis of Metamemory in Aging .

Steven R. Beissinger, Department of Environmental Science, Policy & management, University of California Berkeley
Jean-Dominique Lebreton, Centre d'Écologie Fonctionnelle et Évolutive, CNRS UMR 5175, Montpellier, 
Integrated Approach for Population Viability Analyses With Limited Data.

George Smoot, Department of Physics, University of California Berkeley 
James G. Bartlett, Département de Physique, Université Paris 7 Denis-Diderot, Paris, France 
Empowering the CMB: Measuring Power Spectra From the Planck Mission.

Judith P. Klinman, Department of Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley 
Nicolas Mano, CRPP-UPR 8641, Pessac, France 
A Miniature Membraneless Biofuel Cell.

Philip Marcus, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley 
Patrice Le Gal, Institut de Recherche sur les Phénomènes Hors Équilibre, Université de Provence, Marseille, France 
Numerical Simulations Versus Experiments on Inertial-Gravity Waves.

Alexandra Navrotsky, NEAT-ORU & Thermochemistry Facility, University of California Davis.
Christophe Drouet and Sophie Guillemet, CIRIMAT, UMR CNRS 5085, INSIACET, Toulouse, France 
A Thermodynamic Approach for the Understanding of Nanomaterials Properties.

Jere H. Lipps, Museum of Paleontology, University of California Berkeley
Marie-Thérèse Vénec-Peyré, Département Histoire de la Terre, Université de Paris 6, Paris, France 
Effect of Pollution on Foraminifera.

William A. Lester, Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley 
Roland Assaf, Laboratoire de Chimie Théorique, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Ivry sur Seine, France.
Development of Size-Independent Estimators for Quantum Monte Carlo forces.

Niek Veldhuis, Department of Near Eastern studies, University of California Berkeley
Francis Joannès, Département d'Histoire, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France 
Hellenistic Babylonia: Texts, Iconography & Names.

George Brook, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley
Laurent Messonnier, Laboratory of Exercise Physiology and Physiopathology, Université de Savoie, Le Bourget du Lac, France 
Effects of Endurance Training on Glucose and Lactate Metabolism During Exercise and Recovery in Men and Women- Advancing our Knowledge and Methods of Investigation.

Juan F. Medrano, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis 
Patrice Martin, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Jouy-en-Josas, France 
Contribution of Genomics to the Understanding of Milk Fat Composition Using Gene Expression Profiling of Mammary Epithelial Cells Isolated from Milk and Microdissected Biopsies.

Stefano Varesse, Department of Native American Studies, University of California Davis 
Philippe Descola, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale, Collège de France, Paris, France 
All our Relatives: Indigenous Cosmocentric Epistemologies in Dialogue.

Philip Filippou, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Berkeley.
Jacky Mazars, Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble, Grenoble, France 
High Performance Modeling of 3D Soil-Structure Interaction Under Earthquake Excitation .

Kurt Cuffey, Department of Geography, University of California Berkeley
Peter Van Der Beek , Observatoire des Sciences de l'Univers de Grenoble, Grenoble, France 
Relief Development in the Western Alps (France, Switzerland) in response to Quaternary Glaciations Assessed Through High-Resolution 4He/3He/HeThermochronology.

Edgar Knobloch, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley 
Alain Bergeon, IMFT, UMR CNRS 5502, Universit/ Paul-Sabattier, Toulouse, France 
Localized Structures in Driven Dissipative Flows.

Larry Hyman, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley 
Jean-Marie Hombert, Dynamique du Langage, Institut des Sciences de l'Homme, Lyon, France
Towards a Re-Evaluation of the History of the Peopling and Languages of Sub-Sahara Africa.

Saul Perlmutter, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley.
Gérard Smadja, Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon, Villerbanne, France
The Nearby Supernova Factory.

Robert Knight, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley.
Olivier Bertrand, INSERM U821, Centre Hospitalier Le Vinatier, Bron, France
Spatio-Temporal Organization of Cortical Oscillatory Activities in Human Audition.

Bob B. Buchanan, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley.
J.-Ph. Reichheld, LGDP UMR CNRS-IRD-UPVD 5096, Université de Perpignan, Perpignan, France
The Next Step in the Identification of Thioredoxin Target Proteins: In Vivo Characterization With Mutants.

Ravi Rajan, Deborah Letourneau, Department of Environmental Studies, University of California Santa Cruz.
Christophe Bonneuil, Centre Koyré d'Histoire des Sciences et des techniques-MNHN CP 25, Paris, France
Mobilizing Science for Public Policy on Ecological Risks of Genetically Engineered Organisims.

Christine Hastorf, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley.
Gilles Touchais, Département d'Archéologie et Histoire de l'Art, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon- Sorbonne, Paris, France
Food Archaeology in Argolid (Greece): Cross-Correlation Between Isotopic Analysis and Macroscopic Observation of the Dental Remains.

Irfan Siddiqi, Quantum NanoelectronicsLab., Physics Departement, University of California, Berkeley.
Wolfgang Wernsdorfer, Institut Néel, Nanosciences Department, CNRS, Grenoble, France
Microwave Nanomagnetometry of Single Molecules, Towards Single Spin Measurement and Control.

Karlene Roberts, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
Erik Hollnagel, Ecole National Supérieure des Mines de Paris, Sophia-Antipolis, France
Research in Catastrophic Risk Management-Finally, the twain shall meet.


Michael Jordan,Computer Science Division and Department of Statistics, University of California Berkeley
Francis Bach & Jean-Philippe Vert, Centre de Morphologie Mathémathique, Centre de Bioinformatique, École des Mines, Paris, France
Inference and Learning in Dynamic Graphical Models, with Applications to Speech and Bio-Informatics.

David Feldheim, Department of Molecular and Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Cruz
Fanny Mann , IBDML, CNRS UMR 6216 Marseille, France 
Monitoring the Assembly and Function of Retinal Circuits.

Alexandre Bayen , Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Berkeley
Xavier Litrico , CEMAGREF - UMR G-Eau, Montpellier, France 
Modeling and Data Assimilation of Semi-Automated Water Distribution Canal Networks.

Jeffrey R. Long , Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley 
Rodolphe Clérac, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, UPR CNRS 8641, Pessac, France 
Photomagnetic Metal-Cyanide Clusters.

Maria Schonbek , Department of Mathematics, University of California Santa Cruz 
Dragos Iftimie, Institut Camille Jordan, Université Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France 
Asymptotic Behavior for the Quasi-Geostrophic System and the Euler Equations.

Maciej Zworski , Department of Mathematics, University of California Berkeley 
Nicolas Burq, Departement de Math.matiques, Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France 
Mathematical Aspects of Semiclassical Approximation. .

Brian A. Catlos , Department of History, University of California Santa Cruz.
Damien Coulon , UFR des Sciences Historiques, Université Marc-Bloch, Strasbourg, France 
Inter-Confessional Relations and Trade in the Medieval Mediterrenean.

Richard M. Allen, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley
Nikolai Shapiro, Département de Sismologie, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France 
Seismic Tremor: A new Window to Monitor SeismicéAseismic coupling at Depth and Improve Earthquake Forecasting.

Hitoshi Murayama , Department of Physics, University of California Berkeley 
Emilian Dudas, École Polytechnique, Palaisseau, France.
Electroweak Symmetry Breaking in the LHC Era.

George Roderick, Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM), University of California Berkeley
Maria Navajas, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Biologie et Gestion des Populations, Montferrier/Lez, France 
Invasive Insects and Mites of Mediterranean Climates.

Kristin Scott, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, & Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California Berkeley
Frederic Marion-Poll, INRA, Physiologie de lèInsecte:Signalisation et Communication, Versaille, France 
Diversity of Bitter Tastes in Drosophila.

Xiaoye Sherry Li, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Iain S. Duff, CERFACS, Parallel Algorithms Project, Toulouse, France 
Scalable Sparse Linear Equation Solvers on Emerging Petascale Computers.

Warren Pickett, Department of Physics, University of California Davis 
Mébarek Alouani, Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France 
Charge Mismatch and Magnetism at Interfaces.

Bruce E. Cain, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California Berkeley.
Frédérick Douzet, Institut Français de Géopolitique, Université de Paris 8, Saint Denis, France 
Immigration, Segregation and Urban tension in France and California.

Ann Banfield, College of Letters and Science, University of California Berkeley
Gilles Philippe, Université Stendhal, Grenoble, France 
Linguistics and the Language Arts: Developing New Research Programs.

Ali Belkacem, Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Hamed Merdji, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique, Centre d'Étude de Saclay, Gif-Sur-Yvette, France 
Development of High Intensity High Harmonic System for Studies of Non-Linear X-Ray Optics.

Qing-Zhu Yin, Department of Geology, University of California Davis
Philippe Gillet, Laboratoire des Sciences de la Terre, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France
Davis-Lyon Joint Investigation of Non-Traditional Stable Isotope Systematmics in the Early Solar System Materials.

Richard Kern, French Department, University of California Berkeley.
Christine Develotte, École Normale Supérieure, Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Lyon, France
Rethinking Language Teaching in the Digital Age: French and American Perspectives on Technology and Pedagogy.

Alison M. Berry, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis.
Philippe Normand, CNRS- UMR 5557 Écologie Microbienne, Villeurbanne, France
Global Computational Approaches to Discovery of Microbial Gene Function and Evolution: Phylogenomic Comparaison of Two Plant-Associated Actinobacteria, the Thermotolerant Biomass-Degrader Acidothermus, and the Symbiotic Nitrogen-Fixer Frankia.

El Karoui Nouredine, Department of Statistics, University of California Berkeley.
Touzi Nizar & El Karoui Nicole, centre de Mathématiques Appliquées, École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
Random Matrix Theory and Mathematical Finance.


Alessandra Lanzara, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Matteo D'Astuto, Institut de Mineralogie et Physique des Milieux Condenses, Universite Pierre et marie Curie, Paris 6, France. 
Electron phonon interaction in new intercalated layered systems.

Rebecca Heald, Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley.
Andreas Merdes, CNRS Toulouse, France 
In vitro approaches to study muscle morphgenesis

Gary Karpen, Department of Genome Biology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
G. Almouzni, Institut Curie, Paris , France 
High-resolution analysis of mouse centromeric heterochromatin organization.

Barry Eichengreen, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley. 
Marc Flandreau, Department of Economics, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, France 
International Currencies in Theory and History

James R. Graham, Department of Astronomy, University of California Berkeley.
Garpard Duchêne, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique, Observatoire de Grenoble, Grenoble, France 
Studying the properties of protoplanetary disks across wide ranges of stellar ages and masses.

Diane M. Beckles, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis. 
Nadia Bertin, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Avignon, France 
Analysis of carbon allocation in transgenic tomatoes via molecular and ecophysiological approaches.

Andrew Chisholm, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Santa Cruz.
Jonathan Ewbank, Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, Marseille, France 
A kinase linking autophagy and innate immunity in C. elegans

Peter C. Vollhardt, Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley.
Corinne Aubert, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, France. 
Preparation of Diborylcyclohexadienes and their Application in the Synthesis of Complex Molecules.

Samuel S. Mao, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley. 
Jin Yu, Laboratoire de Spectometrie Ionique et Moleculaire, Physics Department, Universite Lyon 1, France.
Femtosecond laser ablation and standoff elemental analysis with laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy.

Martin Banks, Vision Science, University of California Berkeley.
Pascal Mamassian, Institut de Psychologie, Universite de Paris 5, Boulogne-Billancourt, France 
Time Course of Adjustment in Picture Viewing.

Chin-Fu Tsang, Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Yves Gugliemi, Geosciences Azur, Sophia Antipolis, France 
Superimposed effects of surface temperature variations and aquifer free-water surface oscillations on rock slope stability – a unique field xperiment analyzed by advanced coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical modelling approaches.

Nelson Max, Department of Computer Science, University of California Davis, Livermore.
Fabrice Neyret, Equipe Evasion, INRIA, Saint Ismier, France. 
Real-time realistic rendering of clouds.

Marian Feldman, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California Berkeley. 
Michele Casanova, Departement Histoire de l'Art, Universite de Rennes 2, Haute-Bretagne, France. 
Luxury Goods: Production, Exchange, and Heritage in the Near East during the Bronze and Iron Ages.

Jose Renau, Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz
Albert Cohen, INRIA,Universite Parc Club Orsay, Orsay, France 
Thread-Level Speculation

Christos H. Papadimitriou, EECs, University of California Berkeley.
Nicolas Sourlas, Departement de Physique, Ecole Normale Superieure Paris, France. 
Inference in Graphical Models and Multi-user Communications: Algorithms, Complexity, and Large System Analysis.

Ramon Grosfoguel, Department of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley.
Michel Wieviorka, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France 
Recent Migrations, Colonial Heritage and Cultural Recompositions.

Sharmila Majumdar, Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley. 
Francoise Peyrin, CREATIS, INSA, Lyon, France 
Synchrotron Radiation micro Computed Tomography: Analysis of Bone Quality.

Xixi Zhao, Department of Earth Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz.
Mireille Perrin, Laboratoire de Tectonophysique, Universite de Montpellier, France.
Intensity of the Earth’s magnetic field during the Miocene.

Junko Yano, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Elodie Anxolabehere-Mallart, Institut de Chimie Moleculaire et des Materiaux d'Orsay, Universite de Paris-Sud, France. 
Biomimetic Manganese Complexes for Water Oxidation.