Funded Projects

GRANTS AWARDED IN 2017

Jeffrey Bokor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley

Stéphane Mangin, Institut Jean Lamour, Université de Lorraine

Combining Spintronics and All Optical Magnetization Switching

 

Thomas Courtade, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley

Max Fathi, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier

Geometric and Functional Inequalities in Probability and Information Theory

 

Ian Duncan, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley

Nathalie Vanfasse, Laboratoire d'Etudes et de Recherche sur le Monde Anglophone, Aix-Marseille Université

Form across literature and the sciences in nineteenth-century Britain

 

Alexei Efros, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley

Mathieu Aubry, Mathematics and Informatics, École des Ponts ParisTech

Automatic exemplar-based correspondences discovery for Art History

 

Lisa García Bedolla, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley

Marie Mallet, Law, Université Panthéon Sorbonne

The Role of Social Assistance Programs in the Socioeconomic Integration of Immigrants: A Comparative Study of Latino Immigrants in France, Spain, and the United States

 

Thomas Gold, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Sebastian Veg, Centre China, École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS)

Sunflowers and Umbrellas: Social Movements, Political Culture and Archiving Protest in Taiwan and Hong Kong

 

Leslea Hlusko, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Jean-Renaud Boisserie, Centre Français des Etudes Ethiopiennes, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)

A new collaboration focused on recently recovered evidence of human evolution from the Omo, Ethiopia

 

Peter Hosemann, Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Maxime Sauzay, Département des Matériaux pour le Nucléaire, Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA)

Mechanical properties on a micro scale bridging the gap between modeling and experiments

 

Paul Kalas, Department of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley

Anne-Marie Lagrange, Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique, Université Grenoble Alpes / CNRS

International search for moons and rings around the exoplanet Beta Pictoris b

 

Yury Kolomensky, Physics, University of California, Berkeley

Andrea Giuliani, Centre de Sciences Nucléaires et de Sciences de la Matière (CSNSM), CNRS / IN2P3 (Institut national de physique nucléaire et de physique des particules)

CUPID-Mo: Search for neutrinoless double-beta decay of Mo-100

 

Arash Komeili, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Christopher Lefèvre, Institute of Biosciences and Biotechnologies, CEA/CNRS/Aix-Marseille Université

Uncovering the molecular mechanisms of greigite biomineralization in magnetic bacteria

 

Lori Lubin, Department of Physics, UC Davis

Olivier Le Fèvre, Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille, Aix-Marseille Université

Building the Giants: Cluster Formation and Galaxy Evolution over the Last 12 Billion Years

 

Mairi McLaughlin, Department of French, University of California, Berkeley

Benjamin Fagard, Laboratoire Lattice, CNRS, ENS & Université Paris 3 Sorbonne nouvelle PSL & USPC

French in Comparison: The Comparative Approach from Historical Linguistics to Language Pedagogy

 

Holger Mueller, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley

Saïda Guellati-Khelifa, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel UMR8552 (CNRS), Université Pierre et Marie Curie

LKB-UCB consortium on fundamental physical constants

 

Saul Perlmutter, Berkeley Institute for Data Science, University of California, Berkeley

Bruno Latour, Media Lab, Sciences Po

Mapping controversies and conspiracies: Exploring conceptual boundaries and pedagogical practices

 

Carla Shapreau, Department of Music, University of California, Berkeley

Christine Laloue, Musée de la musique, Cité de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris

The Economic, Social, and Political World of Violins in the Pre-War and World War II Eras:  Bridging the Archival Gap Between the Musée de la Musique and the Smithsonian Institution Collections

 

Sug Woo Shin, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

Stefano Morra, Mathématiques, Université de Montpellier

On mod p and p-adic Langlands functorialities

 

Dean Toste, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

Véronique Michelet, Chemistry, Institut de Recherche de Chimie Paris

Water-soluble gold complexes in molecular chemistry: towards green chemistry and sustainable development