Grants Awarded in 2006-2010


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

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

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

Bozidar Stojadinovic, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley 
Adnan Ibrahimbegovic, École Normale Supérieure de Cachan 
Multi-scale hybrid modeling of failure mechanisms in civil structures under extreme-event loads 

Mark van der Laan, Group in Biostatistics, UC Berkeley 
Antoine Chambaz, Laboratoire MAP5, Université Paris Descartes
Development of causal inference methodology and its application to medical and epidemiological research in France

Bruno Nachtergaele, Department of Mathematics, UC Davis 
Valentin Zagrebnov, Departement de Physique, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille
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
Scalable Hybrid Solvers for Large Sparse Linear Systems of Equations on Petascale Computing Architectures 

Patrick V. Kirch, Anthropology and Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Eric Conte, Archeologie, Universite Paris1, Université de la Polynésie Française, Tahiti
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
Experimental Investigations of complex kinetic mechanism by combining state-of-the-art experimental techniques

Angelique Louie, Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis
Marc Dhenain, MIRCen Center, CNRS, Fontenay aux Roses
New Method to Detect Amyloid Plaques In Alzheimer’s Disease

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thomas Jue, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, UC Davis
David Bendahan, Centre de Resonance Magnetique Biologique et Medicale, Faculte de Medecine de la Timone, Marseille
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, UC Davis
Pascale Besse, Universite de la Réunion, Peuplements Végétaux et Bioagresseurs en Milieu Tropical, La Réunion
The France-UC Vanilla Consortium: An International Collaboration for Genomic Research and Germplasm Conservation for Crop Improvement of Vanilla planifolia

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



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

Nobuhiko P. Kobayashi, Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz 
Natalio Mingo, LITEN, CEA-Grenoble
Collaborative research on “nanoparticle embedded in alloy” thermoelectric materials and devices grown by MOCVD.

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

Richard Grotjahn & Susan Ustin, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, UC Davis 
Fabio D’Andrea, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
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
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
Spatial and temporal development of high power impulse magnetron sputtering discharges.

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

Barbara Romanowicz, Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley
Jan Matas, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon
Seismic attenuation in the Earth’s mantle: implications for velocity-to-density conversion factors.

Siobhan Brady, Plant Biology and Genome Center, UC Davis 
François Roudier, Biology department, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
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 
New spectroscopic approaches for the study of strongly correlated materials.

Johan Leveau, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis
Pascale Frey-Klett, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Champenoux
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
Ligands of manganese complexes relevant to photosynthetic water oxidation: direct detection using X-ray emission spectroscopy.

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

Robert Littlejohn, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley
Carlo Rovelli, Centre de Physique Theorique, Luminy, Marseille
Semiclassical studies of spin networks, Wigner symbols, and quantum gravity.

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

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

Alan Weinstein, Department of Mathematics, UC 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
Electrochemical Energy Storage Research – Advanced Cathode Materials for Li-ion Battery Systems.

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

Margaret Conkey, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley
Sébastein Lacombe, Université de Toulouse-le Mirail, Toulouse
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, UC Santa Cruz
Béatrice Hibou, Centre d’études et de recherche internationales, Sciences Po, Paris 
The public-private hybridization of the 21st century state

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

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



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

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

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

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

Judith P. Klinman, Department of Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley 
Nicolas Mano, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal - CNRS, Pessac 
A Miniature Membraneless Biofuel Cell

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

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

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

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

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

George Brook, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Laurent Messonnier, Laboratory of Exercise Physiology and Physiopathology, Université de Savoie, Le Bourget du Lac
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, UC Davis 
Patrice Martin, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Jouy-en-Josas
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, UC Davis 
Philippe Descola, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale, Collège de France, Paris
All our Relatives: Indigenous Cosmocentric Epistemologies in Dialogue

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

Kurt Cuffey, Department of Geography, UC Berkeley
Peter Van Der Beek, Observatoire des Sciences de l'Univers de Grenoble
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, UC Berkeley 
Alain Bergeon, IMFT, CNRS, Université Paul-Sabatier, Toulouse 
Localized Structures in Driven Dissipative Flows

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

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

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

Bob B. Buchanan, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley.
Jean-Philippe Reichheld, LGDP CNRS, Université de Perpignan
The Next Step in the Identification of Thioredoxin Target Proteins: In Vivo Characterization With Mutants

Ravi Rajan & Deborah Letourneau, Department of Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz.
Christophe Bonneuil, Centre Koyré d'Histoire des Sciences et des techniques, Paris
Mobilizing Science for Public Policy on Ecological Risks of Genetically Engineered Organisms

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

Irfan Siddiqi, Quantum Nanoelectronics Lab, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley
Wolfgang Wernsdorfer, Institut Néel, CNRS, Grenoble
Microwave Nanomagnetometry of Single Molecules, Towards Single Spin Measurement and Control

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



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

David Feldheim, Department of Molecular and Developmental Biology, UC Santa Cruz
Fanny Mann, IBDML, Marseille
Monitoring the Assembly and Function of Retinal Circuits.

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

Jeffrey R. Long, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley 
Rodolphe Clérac, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, CNRS, Pessac 
Photomagnetic Metal-Cyanide Clusters.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ann Banfield, Department of English, UC Berkeley
Gilles Philippe, Université Stendhal, Grenoble
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
Development of High Intensity High Harmonic System for Studies of Non-Linear X-Ray Optics.

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

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

Alison M. Berry, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis.
Philippe Normand, CNRS, Écologie Microbienne, Villeurbanne
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, UC Berkeley
Touzi Nizar & El Karoui Nicole, centre de Mathématiques Appliquées, École Polytechnique, Palaiseau
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, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6 
Electron phonon interaction in new intercalated layered systems.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Peter C. Vollhardt, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Corinne Aubert, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6 
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, Université Lyon 1
Femtosecond laser ablation and standoff elemental analysis with laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy.

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

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

Nelson Max, Department of Computer Science, UC Davis
Fabrice Neyret, Equipe Evasion, INRIA, Saint Ismier 
Real-time realistic rendering of clouds

Marian Feldman, Department of Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley 
Michele Casanova, Histoire de l'Art, Université de Rennes 2 
Luxury Goods: Production, Exchange, and Heritage in the Near East during the Bronze and Iron Ages

Jose Renau, Computer Engineering, UC Santa Cruz
Albert Cohen, INRIA, Université Parc Club Orsay
Thread-Level Speculation

Christos H. Papadimitriou, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Nicolas Sourlas, Departement de Physique, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
Inference in Graphical Models and Multi-user Communications: Algorithms, Complexity, and Large System Analysis.

Ramon Grosfoguel, Department of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
Michel Wieviorka, EHESS, Paris
Recent Migrations, Colonial Heritage and Cultural Recompositions.

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

Xixi Zhao, Department of Earth Sciences, UC Santa Cruz.
Mireille Perrin, Laboratoire de Tectonophysique, Université de Montpellier
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, Université Paris-Sud
Biomimetic Manganese Complexes for Water Oxidation.