Grants Awarded in 1994-1999


Robert BonDurant, School of Veterinary Medecine, UC Davis
Francis Fien, École Nationale Vétérinaire de Nantes
Transmission of Cae Retrovirus Via Breeding Technologies in Dairy Goats.

Daniel S. Chemla, Materials Sciences Division & Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Jérôme Tignon, Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée, École Normale Supérieure, Paris 
Spectroscope Optique Non Linéaire de Nanostructures de Semiconducteurs.

Gerson Goldhaber, Supernova Cosmology Project, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Reynald Pain, Universités de Paris VI et VII
Measurement of the Cosmological Parameters using Type 1a Supernovae.

Neil Fligstein, Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley
Rémi Lenoir, Sociologie, Université de Paris I; CSEC-CSE/EHESS, Paris
French Field Theory and American New Institutionalism: Building Theoretical Bridges for the Analysis of Contemporary Politics and Culture.

Patrick V. Kirch, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley 
Eric Conte, Université Française du Pacifique, Tahiti 
Prehistoric Polynesian Voyaging and Island Colonization: New Archaeological Perspectives.

Michael Levine, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley 
Christian Sardet, UMR 643 CNRS, Station Zoologique, Villefranche-sur-Mer
Searching for Muscle Determinants in a Simple Chordate Embryo.

Krishna K. Niyogi, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
Michel Havaux, Dépt. d'Ecophysiologie Végétale et de Microbiologie, Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique/Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance 
Role of the Xanthophylls in the Protection of Plants from Photo-Oxidative Damage.

Nicholas Paige, Department of French, UC Berkeley 
Christian Biet, Institut d'Etudes théâtrales, Université de Paris X, Nanterre 
The Literature of Law: Judicial and Economic Culture, 1550-1789.

Shankar Sastry, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley 
Christian Laugier, Projet SHARP, INRIA Rhône-Alpes, Montbonnot Saint-Martin
High-Fidelity Computer Simulations of Medical Procedures.

Tito Serafini, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Alain Chédotal, INSERM Unité 106, Paris 
Neuronal Target Recognition and Synaptogenesis in the Mammalian Brain.

Jonathan Shewchuk, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley 
Marc Daumas, Laboratoire de l'Informatique du Parallelisme, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Floating-Point Multiple Precision Arithmetic for Adaptive Computation and Elementary Functions.

James H. Underwood, Center for X-Ray Optics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Coryn Frank Hague, Laboratoire de Chimie Physique, Université de Paris VI
Magneto-Optics of Polarized Soft X-Rays.

Maciej Zworski, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley 
Frédéric Klopp, Institut Galilée, Université de Paris-Nord, Villetaneuse
Spectral and Scattering Theory.



Andrew Barshay, Department of History, UC Berkeley 
Jean-François Sabouret, Etudes Japonaises, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris 
1968: Events and Legacies.

Jeffrey Granett, Department of Entomology, UC Davis 
François Leclant, UFR d'Ecologie animale et de Zoologie agricole, ENSA-INRA, Montpellier 
Understanding Genetic Variability of Grape Phylloxera.

Mack Kennedy, Center for Isotope Geochemistry, Earth Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Simon Sheppard, Laboratoire de Sciences de la Terre, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon 
Origin and Role of Fluids Involved in Active Faulting.

Hendrik Lenstra, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley 
Leila Schneps, Laboratoire de Mathématiques, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon 
Galois Theory.

Xiaoye Sherry Li, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Iain Duff, Parrellel Algorithms Project, CERFACS, Toulouse 
Hybrid Ordering Algorithms for Sparse Direct and Iterative Solvers.

Sharon Marcus, Department of English, UC Berkeley 
Karen Bowie, École d'Architecture de Paris Val-de-Marne, Charenton-le-Pont 
Forms of Urban Life in Paris, 1815-1851.

Daniel Neumark, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley 
Benoît Soep, Laboratoire de Photophysique Moléculaire, Université de Paris-Sud, Orsay 
Time-Resolved Studies of Transition State Dynamics.

Hiroshi Nikaido, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Patrick Plésiat, Laboratoire de Bactériologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon 
Characterization of a New Multidrug Efflux Pump in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Gordon Rausser, College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley 
Patrick Rio, UFR d'Economie et de Sociologie Rurales, INRA, Montpellier 
Multilateral Negotiations over Water Management in France and California.

David Robin, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Jacques Laskar, Astronomie et Systèmes Dynamiques, Bureau des Longitudes, CNRS, Paris 
Application of Frequency Map Analysis to the Advanced Light Source.

Alistair Sinclair, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley 
Claire Kenyon, LRI, Université de Paris-Sud, Orsay 
Phase Transitions and Computational Complexity.

Mark Strovink, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley 
Gregorio Bernardi, LPNHE, Universités de Paris VI et VII, Paris 
Search for Supersymmetric Decays of the Top Quark.

David Wessel, Center for New Music and Audio Technologies, UC Berkeley 
Xavier Rodet, Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique, Paris 
Gestural Control of Musical Sound Synthesis.



Mina J. Bissell, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Edmond Puvion, Institut de Recherche Sur le Cancer, Villejuif
Regulation of Gene Expression by Nuclear architectural organization: an Ultrastructural Analysis Combining a Unique 3-Dimensional Cell Culture System with Novel Electron Microscopy Techniques

Robert Brayton, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley 
Dominique Borrione, Laboratoire TIMA, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble
Multi-Standard Verification Environment for Digital Systems Design

Thomas Broadhurst, Department of Astronomy, UC Berkeley
James Bartlett, Observatoire de Strasbourg
Large-Scale Structure and Galaxy Formation

Lawrence Cohen, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley.
Marc Abeles, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Institutions et Des Organizations, Paris
Anthropological Concepts at the Turn of the Century: A French American Dialogue

William Danchi, Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
Jean Gay, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice
High Angular Resolution and Mass Loss of Evolved Stars 

Ralph Freeman, School of Optometry, UC Berkeley
Yves Fregnac, Institut Alfred Fessard, Gif-sur-Yvette 
Integrative Regulation of Functional Connectivity in the Developing and Adult Visual Cortex

Melvin Klein, Structural Biology Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Jean-Jacques Girerd, Institut de Chimie Moleculaire D'Orsay, Orsay
XAS (xanes and exafs) studies coupled to electro-chemistry of chemical models of the catalyticsite of the oxygene evolving center of PSII.

Paolo Mancosu, Department of Philosophy, UC Berkeley
Hourya Sinaceur, Institut d'Histoire et Philosophie des Sciences et des Techniques, Paris
Bernard Bolzano: Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics

Frank McLarnon, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Françoise Argoul, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, Pessac
Application of advanced optical techniques for probing interfacial electrochemical processes

Saul Perlmutter, Center for Particle Astrophysics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Pain Reynald, Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire de la Haute Energie, Paris
Measurement of cosmological parameters using type Ia supernovae

Richard Saykally, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Claude Leforestier, Lab. Structure et Dynamique des Systemes Moleculaires et Solides, Montpellier
The Dynamics of Nucleotide Base Hydration

David Stronach, Department of Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley
Frantz Grenet, Centre d'Archéologie, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
Workshop on strategies for joint archaeological excavation and research in Central Asia and for the development of curricula connected with Central Asian Studies.

Brian Staskawicz, Department of Plant Biology, UC Berkeley 
Ulla Bonas, CNRS-Institut des Sciences Végétales, Gif-sur-Yvette
Identification and characterization of novel genes for disease resistance in Capsicum annum

Michael Watts, Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley 
Gilles Allaire, INRA, Economie Sociologie Rurales, Castanet-Tolosan 
Systems and Trajectories of Innovation: Institutions, Technology and Conventions in Agriculture Regulation (French-American comparisons)



Ali Belkacem, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UC Berkeley 
Joseph Remillieux, Institut de Physique Nucleaire, et Universite Lyon-1 
Production and Study of Exotic Atoms

John Canny, Department of Computer Science, UC Berkeley 
Christian Laugier, Institut National de Recherche et Informatique et en Automatique, Grenoble
Dynamic Stimulation for Telerobotics and Medical Applications

Alexandre Chorin, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley 
Denis Talay, Directeur de Recherche, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis
Les systems de particules alcatoires et les application numeriques en mecanique des fluides

Susanna Elm, Department of History, UC Berkeley 
Eric Rebillard, Chargé de Recherche, École Française de Rome, Italy 
Boundaries of Discourse: Establishing, Maintaining and Challenging 'Orthodoxy' in the History of Christianity

Mariane Ferme, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley 
Jean-Loup Amselle, École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris 
Imperialism and Identity: Remapping the Cultural Politics of Representation 

Syvlia Guendelman, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley 
Gerard Breart, INSERM, Paris 
A World on the Move: A Comparative Look at the Birth Outcomes of Immigrant Women in France, Belgium and the United States 

Russell Jones, Department of Plant Biology, UC Berkeley 
Raoul Ranjeva, Centre de Physiologie Végétale, Université P. Sabatier, Toulouse 
Isolation and Characterization of Calcium Channels in Plants 

Larry Karp, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley 
Paul Thierry, GREQAM-LEQAM, Université d'Aix-Marseille 
Government Policy and Labor Market Imperfections

Bradley Moore, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley 
Pascal Devolder, CNRS, Laboratoire de Cinetique et Chimie de la Combustion, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille 
Kinetic Investigations of reactive systems by combined laser photolysis/tunable diode absorption spectroscopy and LIF 

Forrest Mozer, Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley 
Raymond Pottelette, Centre d'Etudes des Environnements Terrestre et Planetaires, St. Maur des Fosses 
Study of Acceleration and Radiation Processes in Geospace Plasmas

Hans Ritter, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UC Berkeley 
Barbara Erazmus, Laboratoire Subatech, UMR Universite de Nantes 
Development of Tracking methods for high-energy experiments

Marie-Agnes Stephens, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UC Berkeley 
Gilles de France, Centre de Recherches Nucleaires, Strasbourg
Study of Rapidly Rotating Atomic Nucleus

Hans Wenk, Department of Geology and Geophysics, UC Berkeley 
Michel Pernet, Laboratoire de Cristallographie, CNRS, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble 
Texture and Anisotropy



Walter Alvarez, Department of Geology, UC Berkeley 
Bernard Beaudoin, École des Mines, Paris 
Environmental Consequences of the Cretaceous-Tertiary Event

Daniel Chemla, Department of Materials Science, UC Berkeley 
Pierre Lefebvre, Université de Montpellier
Optical Properties of Semiconductor Nanostructures Low-dimensional Excitonic Effects

Margaret Conkey, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley 
Valérie Andrieu, Université Paul Cézanne, Aix-en-Provence
Between the Caves: Explorations into the Social Geography and Paleoenvironments of Late Ice Age People 

Gerard DebreuDepartment of Mathematics, UC Berkeley 
Bernard Cornet, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne 
Economic Mathematics

Ervin Hafter, Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley 
Anne-Marie Bonnel, CNRS, Marseille
Study of deficits in attention in the diagnosis of Onser Psychosis

Catherine Koshland, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley 
Sébastien Candel, École Centrale Paris
A Strategy to reduce emissions during thermal oxidation of hazardous waste

Laurent Mayali, School of Law, UC Berkeley 
Bernard Durand, Université de Montpellier
Delinquance, Justice, et doctrine penale ecclesiastique 

Hiroshi NikaidoDepartment of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley 
Patrice Courvalin, Institut Pasteur, Paris 
Role of Multi-Drug Efflux Pumps in Antibiotic Resistance

John Rhodes, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley 
Jean-Eric Pin, Université Paris-Diderot
Semigroups, Groups, Automata, and Formal Languages 

Gene RochlinDepartment of Political Science, UC Berkeley 
Werner Ackerman, Centre de Sociologie des Organisations, Sciences Po, Paris
Cross-National Studies of the Sociology of Organizations: Fostering Cooperation on Methodological Coordination

Richard Saykally, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley 
Claude Leforestier, Université de Montpellier
Determination of the Intermolecular Pair Potential for Water- The Universal Biological Solvent

Y.R. Shen, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley 
E. Courtens, Université de Montpellier
Non-linear Optics in Porous Materials

Pravin Varaiya, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley 
Joseph Sifakis, CNRS, Grenoble
Analysis of Hybrid Systems: Application to the PATH Project 

Loic J.D. Wacquant, Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley 
Pierre Bourdieu, College de France, Paris
Actualité et Modernité de la pensée de M. Mauss

Tim White, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley 
Raymonde Bonnefille, CNRS, Marseille
Habitat of the Earliest Human Ancestors 



Brian Barsky, Department of Computer Science, UC Berkeley 
Jean Sequiera, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Marseille, Université d'Aix-Marseille 
Geometric Modeling of the cornea using videokeratography

Yale Braunstein, Department of Information Science, UC Berkeley 
Anne Mayère, École nationale supérieure des sciences de l'information et des bibliothèques, Bordeaux
User Fees for Government information in France and in the US

Eugene D. Commins, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley 
Marie-Anne Bouchiat, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
Violation de la partite dans les atomes: etude de l'interaction electrofaible electron-noyau par methodes optiques 

David Dornfeld, College of Engineering, UC Berkeley
Serge Tichkiewitch, INPG/Domaine Universitaire, Université de Grenoble
Integration des procédés de fabrication en conception des produits 

Larry HymanDepartment of Linguistics, UC Berkeley 
Jean-Marie Hombert, Laboratoire Dynamique de Langage, Université Lumiere/Lyon II 
Language as a Key to History

Andrew Lange, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley 
François R. Bouchet, Institut d'Astrophysique de Prais
Observations and Predictions of the cosmological background anisotropies

Steven G. Louie, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley 
Gerard Martinez, Lab.des Champs Magnetiques Intenses, Grenoble
Electron Correlation effects in condensed matter system as the newly discovered fullerene-based materials

Barbara Romanowicz, Department of Geology, UC Berkeley 
Claude Foidvaux, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
Global Geophysics 

Peter SahlinsDepartment of History, UC Berkeley 
Bernard Le Petit, EHESS, Paris 
New Developments in European Economic and Social History

Kenneth Ribet, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley 
Eva Bayer Fluckiger, Laboratoire Maths de Besancon
Theory of Numbers 

Suzanne Scotchmer, School of Public Policy, Science, UC Berkeley 
Jacques-François Thisse, CERAS, École Nationale Ponts et Chaussees, ParisTech
Cumulative innovation and patent law

Charles H. Townes, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley 
Jean Lefèvre, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur
Etude de la perte de masse des etoile evoluees