Grants Awarded in 2017

2017

Jeffrey Bokor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC 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, UC Berkeley
Max Fathi, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Geometric and Functional Inequalities in Probability and Information Theory

Ian Duncan, Department of English, UC Berkeley
Nathalie Vanfasse, Laboratoire d'Études 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, UC 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, UC Berkeley
Marie Mallet, Law, Université Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris
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, UC Berkeley
Sebastian Veg, Centre China, École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), Paris
Sunflowers and Umbrellas: Social Movements, Political Culture and Archiving Protest in Taiwan and Hong Kong

Leslea Hlusko, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Jean-Renaud Boisserie, CNRS / Université de Poitiers
A new collaboration focused on recently recovered evidence of human evolution from the Omo, Ethiopia

Peter Hosemann, Department of Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley
Maxime Sauzay, Département des Matériaux pour le Nucléaire, CEA, Université Paris-Saclay
Mechanical properties on a micro scale bridging the gap between modeling and experiments

Paul Kalas, Department of Astronomy, UC Berkeley
Anne-Marie Lagrange, Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique, CNRS, Université Grenoble Alpes
International search for moons and rings around the exoplanet Beta Pictoris b

Yury Kolomensky, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley
Andrea Giuliani, Centre de Sciences Nucléaires et de Sciences de la Matière, CNRS, Université Paris-Sud
CUPID-Mo: Search for neutrinoless double-beta decay of Mo-100

Arash Komeili, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC 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, UC Berkeley
Benjamin Fagard, Laboratoire Lattice, CNRS, ENS & Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle
French in Comparison: The Comparative Approach from Historical Linguistics to Language Pedagogy

Holger Mueller, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley
Saïda Guellati-Khelifa, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, CNRS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
LKB-UCB consortium on fundamental physical constants

Saul Perlmutter, Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UC Berkeley
Bruno Latour, Medialab, Sciences Po, Paris
Mapping controversies and conspiracies: Exploring conceptual boundaries and pedagogical practices

Carla Shapreau, Department of Music, UC 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, UC Berkeley
Stefano Morra, Mathématiques, Université de Montpellier
On mod p and p-adic Langlands functorialities

F. Dean Toste, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Véronique Michelet, Institut de Recherche de Chimie, Paris
Water-soluble gold complexes in molecular chemistry: towards green chemistry and sustainable development