All current projects: 355 Faculty/Mentors

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Jeremy Magruder, Professor Agricultural and Resource Economics
(1) Meet Your Future: Job Search Effort & Aspirations of Young Jobseekers (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Ugandan Shecession (Current Term Now Closed)

Anthropology

Charles Briggs, Professor Anthropology
(1) How Has COVID-19 Changed Your Life? Diverse Reflections on Pandemic Life (Current Term Now Closed)
Junko Habu, Professor Anthropology
(1) Lifeways of Prehistoric Hunter-Gathers in Japan (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Examination of Small Scale Food Production and Distribution Strategies (Full- no new appr needed)
Christine Hastorf, Professor Anthropology
(1) Plant use in early agricultural societies in the Titicaca Basin, Bolivia. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Visualizing the past: 3D visual display of archaeological material related to food from a Formative settlement in the Lake Titicaca Basin (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Plant Foods and Firewood from the North American Southwest (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Central American Plant Use in the Past: Archaeobotanical Analysis of Resilient Foodways (Full- no new appr needed)
Rosemary Joyce, Professor Anthropology
(1) Indigenous Curation and Local Collecting: Histories of Museum Collections from Central America, AD 1700-1945 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Cataloguing ‘Abbāsid Coinage: A Digital Humanities Approach to Islamicate Cultural Heritage (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Colonial history of Central America: Building indexes for Honduran documents in the AGCA and AGI in the time of COVID19 (Full- no new appr needed)
Kent Lightfoot, Professor Anthropology
(3) Archaeological Laboratory Analysis of Native Californian Materials from the Central California Coast (Current Term Now Closed)
Karen Nakamura, Professor Anthropology
(1) UC Berkeley Disability Lab Projects (Current Term Now Closed)
Jun Sunseri, Professor Anthropology
(1) Berkeley-Abiquiú Collaborative Archaeology (BACA) project (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) “Bear Bones” Zooarchaeology Research Lab Collections and Website Management (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The Allensworth State Historic Park and Buffalo Soldiers Study (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Title: Queretaro Anthropological History Database Project (Full- no new appr needed)
Laurie Wilkie, Professor Anthropology
(1) Historical Archaeology Archival Research (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The Allensworth State Historic Park and Buffalo Soldiers Study (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Race and Ethnicity in the American West (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Historical Archaeology Artifact Cataloguing (Full- no new appr needed)

Architecture

Dana Buntrock Architecture
(1) Book project (Collaborative Construction: The Aspiring Architects’ Guide) (Current Term Now Closed)
Lindsay Graham, Research Specialist Architecture
(1) Psychology of Home Spaces (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Psychology of space (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Workspace design: window view and occupant experience (Current Term Now Closed)

Art History

Diliana Angelova, Professor Art History
(1) Authority, Ritual, and the Social Imaginary: Roman Historical Reliefs (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Byzantine Ivories Imagebank--a digital catalogue (Current Term Now Closed)
Darcy Gimaldo Grigsby, Professor Art History

150 Years of Women at Berkeley (more info)

(1) For Want of Color. Handpainted photography (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Producing a book: Creole Portraits. Picturing France's Foreign Relations during the 19th-century (Full- no new appr needed)
Imogen Hart, Professor Art History
(1) Pre-Raphaelite interiors (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Race and the Arts and Crafts movement (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Modern British Craft (Full- no new appr needed)
Todd Olson, Professor Art History
(1) Producing an Art History Book: Jusepe Ribera in 17th-century Naples (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Transatlantic Stowaways: prints, woodcut initials and marginal borders in books of the Spanish Empire (1492-1700) (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Book project: Survivals among the Visual Cultures of the Early Modern Trans-Atlantic World (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Mural Painting Reconstruction and Analysis: Painted Palimpsests in Colombia and Ecuador. (Current Term Now Closed)
Jessica Stevenson Stewart, Director Art History
(1) Global Art Markets in the Netherlands (15th-18th centuries) (Current Term Now Closed)

Astronomy

Imke de Pater, Professor Astronomy
(1) Exploring our Solar System through observations at radio, infrared and visible wavelengths. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) SETI: Breakthrough Listen (Current Term Now Closed)
Jessica Lu Astronomy
(1) The most massive young star clusters in the Milky Way (Current Term Now Closed)

Beatrice Bain Research Group

Robin Clark, Visiting Scholar Beatrice Bain Research Group
(1) Portrait of a Studio: Larry Bell and his Circle (Current Term Now Closed)

Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)

Maryam Vareth, Innovate for Health Co-Director Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)
(1) Medical Imaging Research: k-space MRI Reconstruction Using Deep Learning (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Developing an open-source software package for generating synthetic electronic health record data (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Anomaly Detection using Deep Learning for Fundamental Physics Discovery (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Developing a dashboard for primary care clinicians to support their situational awareness (Current Term Now Closed)
Benjamin Nachman, Affiliated Researcher Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)
(1) Deep Learning Methods for High Energy Physics (Current Term Now Closed)

Berkeley Judicial Institute

Jeremy Fogel, Executive Director Berkeley Judicial Institute
(1) Berkeley Judicial Institute Research Apprentice (Current Term Now Closed)

Bioengineering

Steven Brenner, Professor Bioengineering
(1) A unified analysis strategy for RNA-seq based differential gene expression and alternative slicing analysis (computational biology). (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Coevolution of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay and alternative splicing (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Full- no new appr needed)
Iain Clark Bioengineering
(1) Ultra-high throughput sorting techniques to study rare cells (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Genome-wide CRISPR screens to study host-virus interactions (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Bioinformatic analysis of cell-cell interactions (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Yartsev Bioengineering
(1) Vocal production of Egyptian fruit-bats (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Applying machine learning for detecting vocalizations (Current Term Now Closed)

Business in Society Institute

Amelia Miazad, Senior Research Fellow Business in Society Institute
(1) Business in Society Institute Research Apprentice (Current Term Now Closed)

Business, Haas School

Cameron Anderson, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Power and Risk Taking Meta-Analysis (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Social Psychology and Business Lab (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Social Psychology and Online Environments (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Interviews, Background, and Nonverbal Displays of Status (Full- no new appr needed)
Sara Beckman, Senior Lecturer Business, Haas School
(1) Teaming with Diversity for Innovative Output (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Understanding Design Thinking and Teaming by Product Managers (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Systems Mapping: Modeling Execution Systems (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Nobel Prize Winners and Creativity (Full- no new appr needed)
Matilde Bombardini Business, Haas School
(1) Corporate Philanthropy and Political Influence: Consequences for Policy and Regulation (Current Term Now Closed)
Sydnee Caldwell Business, Haas School
(1) Early-Stage Research in Labor Economics (Current Term Now Closed)
Dana Carney, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Politics, Race, and Political Correctness; Socioeconomic Status and World View (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Inequality, Power, Status, Race, Bias, Prejudice and Nonverbal Behavior (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Famous Mid-Century Architect Creativity Data Entry (and sense-making and analysis) Project (Full- no new appr needed)
Jennifer Chatman, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Leadership, Organizational Culture, and Diversity in Work Groups and Organizations (Current Term Now Closed)
Clayton Critcher, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Psychology of Forecasting, Politics, Consumer Behavior, and Morality (Check back for status)
Solene Delecourt Business, Haas School
(1) The Effect of Author Gender on Research Perceptions (Current Term Now Closed)
Robert Edelstein, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Globalization and the U.S. Economy (Current Term Now Closed)
Anastassia Fedyk, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Big Data for Global Employment Dynamics (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Global Information Flows and Financial Markets (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Research Grant Writing: Global Employment Dynamics and Financial Information Flows (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Big Data Preparation: Global Employment Dynamics (Current Term Now Closed)
Paul Gertler, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Project 1: Can We Build Entrepreneurs and Better Negotiators? A Field Experiment in Uganda (Machine Learning and Big Data) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Project2: Lab for Inclusive FinTech (LIFT): Building an Inclusive and Sustainable Digital Economy (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Project3: Evaluating the effectiveness of California's Child Welfare System in protecting victims of child abuse and neglect (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Project4: Healthcare and behavioral economics in Chile (2 projects) (Current Term Now Closed)
David Harris, Lecturer Business, Haas School
(1) (Remote) Global Lives Project: Empathy-building Social Media Management, Data Analysis, Translation Management, Video Editing, Web Development, and Fundraising (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Funding Ecosystems for Nonprofit Innovation (Current Term Now Closed)
Heather Haveman, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Tech Has a Gender Problem (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Web-Crawling for All: Toward a Universal, Accessible Framework for Collecting Digital Data (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Creating and Testing Algorithms (Open to Technical and Non-Technical URAPers) (Full- no new appr needed)
Ming Hsu, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Neuroeconomics: Decision-Making and the Brain (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Developing mindset metrics with big data: business and societal applications (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Understanding effects of early-life adversity on decision-making (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) How we experience music and why it matters (Current Term Now Closed)
Richard Huntsinger Business, Haas School
(1) Research in Business Analytics (Current Term Now Closed)
Drew Jacoby-Senghor, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Unconscious Bias within Social Networks (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Moral Decisions-Making (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Diversity and Gender in Hiring (Current Term Now Closed)
Laura Kray, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Gender in the Workplace (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Behaviors in Virtual Question and Answer Sessions (Current Term Now Closed)
David Levine, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Safe cooking (Check back for status)
(2) Stories and games to fight COVID-19 (Check back for status)
(3) Looking for low-value medical care (& fraud) in workers compensation (Check back for status)
(4) Writing an Android app to promote safe childbirth (Check back for status)
Don Moore, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Many Faces of Overconfidence (Accuracy Lab) (Check back for status)
(2) The Psychology and Economics of Technology (Check back for status)
(3) The psychology of inequality (Check back for status)
Abhishek Nagaraj, Professor Business, Haas School
(4) Early-Stage Research in the Economics of Information and Big Data Analytics (Check back for status)
Leif Nelson, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Psychology of Pay-What-You-Want Pricing and Human Interaction (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Behavioral Lab Research (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Judgment and Decision Making (Current Term Now Closed)
Juliana Schroeder, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Communicating and Connecting with Others (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Dehumanization (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Overclaiming Credit for Group Tasks (Full- no new appr needed)
Nick Tsivanidis, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Measuring slums from space (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Using Cellphone Metadata to Measure Migration and Assimilation of Refugees in Jordan (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Informal Transit Networks: Evidence from Africa’s Largest Megacity (Current Term Now Closed)

Cardiovascular Research Institute

Dengke Ma, Professor Cardiovascular Research Institute
(1) How cells of extreme hibernator Arctic ground squirrels survive stress (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) How C. elegans can suspend life under freezing (Full- no new appr needed)

Center for Computational Biology

Priya Moorjani, Professor Center for Computational Biology
(1) Leveraging present-day and ancient genomes to learn about human evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Evolution of mutation rate across primates (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Study of genomic data to learn about human history and evolution (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Computational analysis of genomic data to learn about human evolution and adaptation (Current Term Now Closed)
Max Staller Center for Computational Biology
(1) Simulating the 3D conformations of intrinsically disordered transcriptional activation domains (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Probing the evolution of transcription factor activation domains (Current Term Now Closed)

Center for Effective Global Action

Fernando Hoces de la Guardia, Project Scientist Center for Effective Global Action
(1) Implementing Open Policy Analysis and Accelerating Computational Reproducibility in Economics (Current Term Now Closed)

CEDR

Paul Raftery CEDR
(1) Cutting carbon emissions from large existing buildings (Current Term Now Closed)

Center for Studies in Higher Education

Anne MacLachlan Center for Studies in Higher Education
(1) Women in Doctoral Programs at UCB from 1898 to the Present. (Current Term Now Closed)

Center on the Politics of Development

Thad Dunning, Professor Center on the Politics of Development
(1) The destruction of historical archives and the consequences for inference in social science research (Check back for status)
(3) Paving the way for the rise of outsiders: candidate and voter behavior in the era of political disillusionment? (Check back for status)
(4) Understanding the link between self-help groups and women's political participation in Bihar (Check back for status)

Chicanx Latinx Academic Student Development Office

Lupe Gallegos-Diaz, Lecturer Chicanx Latinx Academic Student Development Office

150 Years of Women at Berkeley (more info)

(1) Womxn at Cal: Writing in Chicana Latina Herstories and Leadership (Current Term Now Closed)

CITRIS

Jill Finlayson CITRIS
(1) Research to Support Expanding Diversity and Gender Equity in Tech (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Analyzing the correlation between apprenticeship, mentorship and persistence in STEM using URAP Alumni data (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Mentoring research analysis and operationalization/program development (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Gender Fair and Equity Scoring Universities (Current Term Now Closed)

City & Regional Planning

Elizabeth Deakin, Professor Emerita City & Regional Planning

150 Years of Women at Berkeley (more info)

(1) Women in Planning: Catherine Bauer Wurster (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Women Planners at UC Berkeley (Full- no new appr needed)

City and Regional Planning

Daniel Chatman, Professor City and Regional Planning
(1) Equity of Urban Transport Geography in Informal Transportation: Evidence from Lilongwe, Malawi (Current Term Now Closed)

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kara Nelson, Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
(1) Microbial Impacts of Transitioning to Direct Potable Reuse Water Systems (Check back for status)
(2) Wastewater monitoring for SARS-CoV-2 in California (Check back for status)
Amy Pickering Civil and Environmental Engineering
(1) Optimized guide RNA design for detecting antibiotic resistance genes and pathogens in environmental samples (Current Term Now Closed)

Classics

Todd Hickey, Professor Classics
(1) Reconstructing Daily Life in Graeco-Roman Egypt (Current Term Now Closed)
Donald J. Mastronarde, Professor Classics
(1) Editing the Scholia to Euripides (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Gaspar Stiblinus's edition of Euripides (1562) (Current Term Now Closed)
Kim Shelton, Professor Classics
(1) Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology, Database and Archive (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Petsas House: archaeological excavation and research in Mycenae, Greece (Current Term Now Closed)

Cognitive Science

Michael Ranney, Professor Cognitive Science
(1) Reasoning About Global Warming, Climate Change, (and Evolution,) and Numbers (Current Term Now Closed)

Comparative Literature

Sophie Volpp, Professor Comparative Literature
(1) Preservation of Rare Books in Republican China/Objects of Western Import in Eighteenth Century China (Current Term Now Closed)

Data Sciences, Division of

Anthony Suen, Data Science Fellow Data Sciences, Division of
(1) Data Science Discovery Program (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Data Science Education Program Student Teams Opportunities (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Data Science Peer Advising Opportunities (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Division of Data Science and Information Internal Operations Opportunities (Full- no new appr needed)

Comparative Literature

Timothy Hampton, Professor Comparative Literature
(1) Undergraduate Humanities Writer (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Poetry and Music: Leonard Cohen (Full- no new appr needed)

Earth and Planetary Science

Jill Banfield Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Construction and characterization of model benthic Cyanobacteria communities (Current Term Now Closed)
Daniel Stolper, Professor Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Reconstructing past summer temperatures for the glacial and interglacial past using fossilized carbonate minerals (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) How do limestones form? An isotopic perspective. (Current Term Now Closed)

Economics

Clair Brown, Professor Economics
(1) Creating a Modern, Sustainable, Caring Economy (3-4 new openings, plus 2 returning students) Open. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Economic Argument for Divestment from the Fossil Fuel Industry (5 new openings) (Current Term Now Closed)
Stefano DellaVigna, Professor Economics
(1) Early-Stage Research in Behavioral Economics and Applied Micro (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Forecasting Effects of Development Interventions (Full- no new appr needed)
Ulrike Malmendier, Professor Economics
(1) Research in Behavioral Economics and Behavioral Finance (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) (Ancient) Law and its Role for Financial and Economic Development (Or: Business Corporations in the Roman Republic) (Current Term Now Closed)
Sarah Thornton Economics
(1) Uplifting Sagas: The Top Half of Women’s Liberation (Full- no new appr needed)

Education

Patricia Baquedano-Lopez, Professor Education
(1) Education and immigration processes of Indigenous Latinx Students in Bay Area schools (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Transnational Processes and Practices of Return Migration: Maya Families from Yucatan across Borders and Generations (Full- no new appr needed)
Tolani Britton, Professor Education
(1) Does Demographic Matching for High School College Counselors and Students Impact College Access and Success? (Current Term Now Closed)
Kris Gutierrez, Professor Education
(1) Toward Equity by Design (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Coloniality of Statewide Literacy Testing and #OptOut as a Decolonial Option (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Writing Data Stories (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) []-Space: Co-designing a culturally sensitive makerspace (Full- no new appr needed)
Moonhawk Kim Education
(1) Communicating Partnership Research: How to Disseminate the Work of Research-Practice Partnerships with School Districts (Current Term Now Closed)
Michael Ranney, Professor Education
(1) Reasoning About Global Warming, Climate Change, (and Evolution,) and Numbers (Current Term Now Closed)
Alan Schoenfeld, Professor Education
(1) Teaching for Robust Understanding of Mathematics (TRU) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Towards a critical-mathematical consciousness: Understanding the construction of a counterspace for prospective maestras Mexicanas (Current Term Now Closed)
Tina Trujillo, Professor Education
(1) Research and Evaluation of UC Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics - Graduate Theological Union Guide Training Program (Current Term Now Closed)
Michelle Wilkerson, Professor Education
(1) Python Developer for an Anticolonial Educational Video Game (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Writing Data Stories - Creating Dataset Dashboards for Middle and High School Data Science Education (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Writing Data Stories - Website and Materials Design and Development (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Support mathematical reasoning, argumentation, and interest through participation in mathematical proving (Current Term Now Closed)
Chunyan Yang, Professor Education
(1) Asian American Teachers' Experience with Anti-Asian Violence and Teacher Workforce (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Teacher Wellbeing and Teacher Resilience Project (Current Term Now Closed)

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Brian A. Barsky, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Aberration Compensated Displays for Personalized Vision Correction (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Assistive Technology for Cursor Control (Navigation, Selection, Pointing, and Clicking) by Capturing Hand Movements (Current Term Now Closed)
Sheila Humphreys Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Women Pioneers in STEM: History of Early Women in Zoology, Botany and Physiology (Current Term Now Closed)
Galateia Kazakia, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Bone structure and composition: a microCT and microFTIR study (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Investigating bone structure in clinical cohorts: biomedical image processing (Current Term Now Closed)
Priya Moorjani, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Leveraging present-day and ancient genomes to learn about human evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Evolution of mutation rate across primates (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Study of genomic data to learn about human history and evolution (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Computational analysis of genomic data to learn about human evolution and adaptation (Current Term Now Closed)
Sayeef Salahuddin, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Spin Transfer torque Devices as an emerging non volatile memory technology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Negative Capacitance for Ultra Low Power MOSFETs (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Algorithms and Hardware for Next Generation AI (Current Term Now Closed)
Carlo Sequin, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Joint Interactive and Procedural Modeling of Free-Form Shapes in JIPCAD (Check back for status)
Dawn Song, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Open-Source secure hardware enclaves on RISC-V (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) New techniques and applications in deep-learning and machine learning for security (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Privacy preserving machine learning (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Blockchain and smart contracts (Current Term Now Closed)
Nir Yosef Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Spectral graph algorithms for single-cell lineage tracing (Current Term Now Closed)
Hui Zhang Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Heated and cooled chairs for comfort and energy efficiency on campus (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Sensing/activating/tracking desk fan base (Current Term Now Closed)

Energy and Resources

Duncan Callaway, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Modular microgrid hardware development (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Wildfire and power grid risk modeling (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Agent-based transactive energy in autonomous microgrids (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Machine Learning Surrogates for Scientific Computing (Current Term Now Closed)
John Harte, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Advancing and testing ecological theory (Check back for status)
(2) Microclimate & conifer seedling establishment at multiple spatial scales (Check back for status)
Daniel Kammen, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Decarbonizing Buildings (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Project: Space-based solar power (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) EcoDataLab Data Science Internship (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Sustainable Energy and Localized Futures (SELF) - regional energy resource capacity assessment (distributed generation, micro-grids, integration and equity) (Full- no new appr needed)
Isha Ray, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Art, activism and digital media in waterscape transformations (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Water Affordability in California's Human Right to Water (Full- no new appr needed)

English

Bryan Wagner, Professor English
(1) Research with Historical Records at Whitney Plantation Museum of Slavery (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Translating Slave Testimonies from French and Spanish (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Data Processing for Louisiana Slave Conspiracies Digital Mapping Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Researching African American Newspapers from the Civil War and Reconstruction (Full- no new appr needed)

Environmental Science, Policy and Management

Rodrigo Almeida, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Biology and evolution of an emerging vector-borne plant pathogen (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Determinants of Xylella fastidiosa host specificity (Full- no new appr needed)
Benjamin Blonder, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Niches and n-dimensional hypervolumes: moving toward inference (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Multiscale linkages in leaf venation network form and function (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Does seed dispersal reflect plant community composition in an alpine environment? (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Mapping quaking aspen distribution across Colorado using remote sensing and deep learning (Full- no new appr needed)
Carl Boettiger, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Data science approaches to ecological forecasting and decision making (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Data Science Software Development with Applications to Ecology and Environmental Science (Current Term Now Closed)
Tim Bowles, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Understanding on-farm soil health (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Urban agroecology to build soil health and address food insecurity (Current Term Now Closed)
Justin Brashares, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Ecological Outcomes of Cannabis Legalization (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Wildlife Responses to California Wildfires (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Wildlife in wine country: how do predator-prey interactions change in an increasingly fenced world? (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Multidisciplinary Mapping: Human-carnivore conflict and carnivore movement in Rift Valley, Kenya (Full- no new appr needed)
Stephanie Carlson, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Hatchery versus wild Chinook salmon behavior (Current Term Now Closed)
Gordon Frankie, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Creating Native Bee Habitat in California Orchards (Current Term Now Closed)
Christy Getz Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Local government, control, and equity in CA agriculture (Current Term Now Closed)
Rosemary Gillespie, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Dimensions In Biodiversity: Morphological and Molecular Genetic and Ecological Approaches to Community Assembly in Hawaiian Spiders and Insects (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Neurosensory environments shift spider predation behavior (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Insect and Spider Diversity Along a Habitat Modification Gradient in Hawaiʻi (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Genomics of repeated evolution in Hawaiian spiders (Full- no new appr needed)
Patina Mendez, Lecturer Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Species distribution modeling with Caddisflies (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Freshwater aquatic insects of Strawberry Creek (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Museum Studies of Trichoptera (Caddisflies) (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Aquatic Insects of Intermittent Streams (Current Term Now Closed)
Matthew Potts, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Natural Pathways for Carbon Removal in Forest Ecosystems (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Managing for Warmer Winters: Analyzing the effects of forest canopy age on snow retention (Full- no new appr needed)
George Roderick, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Monarch butterflies in East Bay Gardens: Impacts of native and non-species on seasonality, life history patterns, and predation of Monarch caterpillars (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Arthropod ecology and evolution on Pacific Islands: insects, spiders, invasive species (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Arthropods and the fate of root carbon in the rhizophere (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Arthropod biodiversity of islands of French Polynesia and Hawaii (Current Term Now Closed)
Erica Rosenblum, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) From colour to number: quantifying lizard background matching (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Sex, parasites, and lizards (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Lizard exclusion and trophic cascades in a desert dune community (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Conservation genomics of an endangered California amphibian (Full- no new appr needed)
Albert Ruhi Vidal, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Effects of climate change on Sierra Nevada stream food webs (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Experiment on stream invertebrate dispersal in Pinnacles National Park (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Influence of tidal marsh restoration on aquatic food webs of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) The Potential for Wastewater Effluent to Restore Coastal Stream Ecosystems in Southern California (Current Term Now Closed)
Christopher Schell, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Coyotes, cities, and conflict: Using animal movement and community science to pinpoint conflict hotspots (Current Term Now Closed)
Jennifer Sowerwine, Cooperative Extension Specialist Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Marketing Support and Technical Assistance for Small-Scale Farmers in the Bay Area (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Karuk Agroecosystem Resilience Initiative: Botanical focused research and herbarium specimen mounting (Full- no new appr needed)
Ian Wang, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Biodiversity of spiny lizards (Check back for status)
(2) Evolution of color and pattern variation in island populations of the Aegean wall lizard (Check back for status)

Essig Museum of Entomology

Peter Oboyski, Sr. Museum Scientist Essig Museum of Entomology
(1) Photographing Bees (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Insect and spider survey of Sulawesi (Indonesia) (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Habitat restoration to promote native insects (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Walkingstick insect colony wranglers (Current Term Now Closed)

Ethnic Studies

Juana Maria Rodriguez, Professor Ethnic Studies
(1) Latinas, Sexual Labor, & Visual Culture (Full- no new appr needed)
Keiko Yamanaka, Lecturer Ethnic Studies
(1) Voluntary Associations and Labor Recruiters in Nikkeijin Migration from the Philippines to Japan (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Building the Data Base of Life History Book Project (Current Term Now Closed)

Folklore Program

Folklore Archivist, Archivist Folklore Program
(1) Folklore Archive URAP (Check back for status)

Gender and Women's Studies

Lisa Bloom, Scholar-in-Residence Gender and Women's Studies
(1) Climate Change and the New Polar Aesthetics: Artists Reimagine the Arctic and Antarctic (Current Term Now Closed)
Natasha Distiller Gender and Women's Studies
(1) Complicities: a model for subjectivity in the psychological humanities (Full- no new appr needed)
Theresa L. Geller Gender and Women's Studies
(1) Generic Subversions: The Queer Character of Popular Film (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Reframing Todd Haynes--Feminism's Indelible Mark (Current Term Now Closed)
Sarah Thornton Gender and Women's Studies
(1) Uplifting Sagas: The Top Half of Women’s Liberation (Full- no new appr needed)

Geography

Desiree Fields Geography
(1) Housing justice and the University of California (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Tracing the Evolution of Corporate Landlords (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) The Archive of Urban Futures (Current Term Now Closed)
Laurel Larsen, Professor Geography
(1) Modeling the coevolution of vegetation and landforms on floodplains (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Influence of coastal marshes on sedimentation, southern Louisiana (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Improved forecasting of river flow (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Understanding physical processes and making environmental predictions using LSTM Neural Networks (Current Term Now Closed)
Nathan Sayre, Professor Geography
(1) Transformation of Unregulated Cannabis Cultivation in California (Current Term Now Closed)
Brandi Summers Geography
(1) Anti-Black Racism and Homelessness in Oakland (Check back for status)
(2) Black Googie: Race and Representation in Architecture (Check back for status)
(3) The Archive of Urban Futures (Check back for status)
Clancy Wilmott Geography
(1) Building Partnerships for Participatory, Collaborative and Community Mapping (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Map Is the Territory: Machine Learning + Computer Vision as a Different Cartography (Current Term Now Closed)

German

Jeroen Dewulf, Professor German
(1) European Studies Research Assistant (Current Term Now Closed)

Globalization and Information Technology,Berkeley Center for (IGS)

Michel Laguerre, Professor Globalization and Information Technology,Berkeley Center for (IGS)
(1) Digital Surveillance of American Neighborhoods (Current Term Now Closed)

Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Lauren Kroiz, Professor Hearst Museum of Anthropology
(1) Encouraging Deep Learning about Culture at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology: Studies of Our Visitors and Surrounding Community (Check back for status)
(2) Marketing and Design Apprenticeship (Check back for status)
(3) Registration Apprenticeship (Check back for status)

Human Rights Center

HRC Lab, Director Human Rights Center
(1) Human Rights Investigations Lab (Current Term Now Closed)

France-Berkeley Fund

Larry Hyman, Professor France-Berkeley Fund
(1) Research Apprenticeship in International Grant Program Coordination (Full- no new appr needed)

Information, School of

David Bamman, Professor Information, School of
(1) Reading and annotating novels (in English, Spanish, Russian, German or Japanese) for NLP (Check back for status)
(2) NLP and online communities (Check back for status)
(3) Developing BookNLP for English, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, and German (Check back for status)
Joshua Blumenstock, Professor Information, School of
(1) Using fair machine learning to measure the welfare impacts of mobile banking in Africa (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Using large-scale data for new measurements in Afghanistan (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Using Data Science to Improve COVID-19 Response in Developing Countries: Data Visualization (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Using Data Science to Improve COVID-19 Response in Developing Countries: Data Engineering and Analytics (Full- no new appr needed)

School of Information and Education

Zachary Pardos, Professor School of Information and Education
(1) Supporting undergraduate decision making with big data and adaptive technologies (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Expanding a free content library for an open-source adaptive tutoring system (Current Term Now Closed)

Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

Yu-Ling Chang, Professor Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) Racial Equity in the TANF Service Delivery Path to Family Stability and Self-Sufficiency (Current Term Now Closed)
David Harding, Professor Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) Cultural Perspectives of Deservedness: A Twitter discourse analysis on the limitations of distributive justice during Covid-19 (Current Term Now Closed)
Keiko Yamanaka, Lecturer Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) Voluntary Associations and Labor Recruiters in Nikkeijin Migration from the Philippines to Japan (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Building the Data Base of Life History Book Project (Current Term Now Closed)

Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

Jacqueline Adams, Project Scientist Institute for the Study of Societal Issues
(1) Fleeing from Genocide: Jewish Refugees' Flight from Nazi Persecution and the Holocaust. (Current Term Now Closed)
Deborah Lustig Institute for the Study of Societal Issues
(1) Archiving the Collection of Bob Grant, Conservative Talk Radio Host (Current Term Now Closed)
Robin Marsh, Senior Researcher Institute for the Study of Societal Issues
(1) Models of sustainable farming and adaptive responses to a global pandemic in different geographical contexts: California, Norway and China (Full- no new appr needed)
Stephen Small, Professor Institute for the Study of Societal Issues
(1) Black Lives @ Cal (Current Term Now Closed)

Institute for Urban and Regional Development

Moira O'Neill, Professor Institute for Urban and Regional Development
(1) Rethinking School Lunch (Current Term Now Closed)

Integrative Biology

Rauri Bowie, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Adaptation and evolution of hummingbirds, sunbirds, and lizards (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analyzing skull shape variation in eagles, hawks, falcons, and vultures (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) DNA sequencing to investigate bird diversification and the role of pathogens in modulating biodiversity (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Architectural Innovation and Evolution of Weaverbird Nests (Current Term Now Closed)
George A. Brooks, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Aging Research, Project 1: Cellular and Molecular Studies of Mitochondrial Fragmentation and loss of Metabolic Flexibility in Aging (Check back for status)
(2) Exercise Metabolism, Project 2: Stable Isotopes in the Study of Metabolism in Aging (Check back for status)
(3) Exercise Metabolism, Project 3: Regulation of Muscle Cell Membrane Lactate Transporter Protein Expression (Check back for status)
(4) Project 4: Metabolic Adaptions following Traumatic Brain Injury (Check back for status)
Roy Caldwell, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Behavior of Stomatopod Crustaceans (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The development and early behavior of octopuses. (Full- no new appr needed)
Todd Dawson, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Determining source and cycling of nitrogen in a deep forest rhizosphere using stable isotope and biogeochemical approaches (Current Term Now Closed)
Robert Dudley, Professor Integrative Biology
(2) Hummingbird Dietary Preference for Fermented Nectar (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) How do arboreal lizards glide? (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Hummingbird Flight Performance in the Tropics (Full- no new appr needed)
Seth Finnegan, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Using the recent fossil record to reconstruct human impacts on marine ecosystems (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Environmental and Ecological Change in Coastal Marine California from the Pleistocene to today (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Effects of the Uplift of the Isthmus of Panama on the Ecology, Evolution, and Extinction of Mollusks (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Understanding the links between climate change and extinction: a deep-time perspective (Full- no new appr needed)
Jennifer Frohlich, DVM, Integrative Biology Integrative Biology
(1) Apprenticeship in Laboratory Animal Medicine with Veterinary Staff (Current Term Now Closed)
Daniela Kaufer, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Developing an automated image analysis pipeline for quantifying oligodendrocytes and myelination in rodent brains (Current Term Now Closed)
Britt Koskella, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Understanding the importance of the seed-associated microbiome (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Experimental evolution of biofilm formation and its impacts on pathogen virulence and bacteria-phage interactions within a plant host (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Tracking bacteria-phage dynamics in a natural tree disease system (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) The role of inter-host transmission in structuring the evolution of phyllosphere communities (Full- no new appr needed)
Cynthia Looy, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Reconstruction of Cretaceous terrestrial and freshwater arthropod community (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Patterns of herbivory and functional ecology of a Cretaceous tropical forest (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Trends in plant diversity and ecology in the Carboniferous tropics (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Using fossils to better understand periods of global warming in Earth’s past (Full- no new appr needed)
Charles Marshall, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Isolating and documenting 385-million-year-old microarthropod fossils from organic residue (Current Term Now Closed)
Brent Mishler, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Liverwort Diversity Across the Geographical Space: Morphology and Species Diversity (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Moss Syntrichia: A Non-vascular Plant with External Water Conduction (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Presentation of Scientific Findings (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Nachman, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The genetic basis of speciation in house mice (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Skeletal variation in tropical and temperate house mice (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Maternal influence on thermal adaptation in house mice (Current Term Now Closed)
Rasmus Nielsen, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Using eDNA to study the ecological impacts of introduced trout (Current Term Now Closed)
Mary E. Power, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Food webs in rivers and watersheds/Eyes on the Eel (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Distribution and toxicity of cyanobacteria in rivers of the California North Coast (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Phenology of Stream Food Webs for Juvenile Salmonids in Northern California (Current Term Now Closed)
Carl Rothfels, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Text analysis -- Extract Flora (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Phylogeny of Sand Verbenas (Current Term Now Closed)
Michael Shapira, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The role of the gut microbiome in host adaptation to environmental toxins (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Characterization of host genes shaping gut microbiota structure and function (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Age-dependent changes in gut microbiota composition and their significance for host aging (Current Term Now Closed)
Ellen Simms, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Global biogeography of Rhizobium bacteria (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Have invasive rhizobia escaped their bacteriophage enemies? And how prevalent are prophages in rhizobia? (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Do rhizobia adapt to herbicide exposure? (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Plant-Microbiome Co-Occurrence (Full- no new appr needed)
Rebecca Tarvin, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Experimental evolution of toxic flies (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Imperiled frog morphology (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) A review of amphibian chemical defenses (Current Term Now Closed)
Jose Pablo Vazquez-Medina, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Role of lung peroxiredoxin 6 in ferroptosis (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Fasting-associated changes in elephant seal blubber and muscle during postnatal development (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Developing ex vivo tissue culture systems for marine megafauna (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Impact of acute and chronic glucocorticoid exposure on cellular oxidative stress (Full- no new appr needed)
Noah Whiteman, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Horizontal transfer of toxin-encoding genes in drosophilid flies (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Olfactory evolution in herbivorous insects (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Horizontal transfer of toxin-encoding genes in drosophilid flies (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Evolutionary genomics of steroid biosynthesis and resistance in a toxic lily-herbivore system (Current Term Now Closed)

International and Area Studies

Khalid Kadir, Lecturer International and Area Studies
(1) Exploring Regenerative Agriculture in Rwanda (Full- no new appr needed)

Journalism

Elena Conis, Professor Journalism
(1) Pesticides and Public Understanding of Science (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Personal Belief Exemption to Vaccination in Context (Current Term Now Closed)

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Matt Kondolf, Professor Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
(1) The evolution of degraded and restored stream channels in meadows of the Sierra Nevada Range, CA (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Remote sensing of riparian meadow plant phenology and groundwater availability across hydrogeomorphic process zones in Sierran montane meadows. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Living Creek Corridors for Contra Costa County: Interactive, Online Mapping of “Fifty-Year Plan” Opportunities in Walnut Creek (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Life-Cycle Assessment of Concrete in Structures, SF Bay (Full- no new appr needed)

Latin American Studies, Center for

Harley Shaiken, Professor Latin American Studies, Center for
(1) USMCA (U.S., Mexico, Canada Agreement): The New NAFTA and What Happens Now (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and the Detroit Industry Murals (Current Term Now Closed)

Latinx Research Center

Angela Marino, Professor Latinx Research Center
(1) Journal Podcast Research, URAP Project Assistant (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Critical Perspectives on Democracy in the American Hemisphere: A Study on Political Formation, Performance, and Popular Culture through interdisciplinary research focusing on Latinx Americas. (Current Term Now Closed)
Laura E. Pérez, Professor Latinx Research Center
(1) LRC Podcast Production Apprentice (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Revista N’oj Editorial Apprentice (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) LRC Faculty Research Apprentice (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) LRC Decolonial Knowledges Research Initiative Apprentice (Current Term Now Closed)

Law

Eric Biber, Professor Law
(1) Comprehensive Assessment of Land Use Entitlements (CALES) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Cannabis and Land Use Legal Research (Current Term Now Closed)
Anne Bloom, Executive Director Law
(1) Civil Justice Research Initiative Research Apprentice (Full- no new appr needed)
Lauren Edelman, Professor Law
(1) Corporate Transparency on Surveillance (Check back for status)
(2) Work Law and Contentious Politics: The Fault Lines in the Patchwork Quilt (Check back for status)
Sean Farhang, Professor Law
(1) Jucicial Opinions from U.S. Court of Appeals on Issues Affecting Access to the Civil Justice System (Check back for status)
(2) The Congressional Choice of Courts versus Agencies to Implement Law (Check back for status)
(3) Media Coverage of the Supreme Court (Check back for status)
(4) Who Governs the Federal Reserve? The Reserve Banks and the Politics of Central Bank Appointments (Check back for status)
Michael Kiparsky, Associate Director Law
(1) Innovation, science, and policy in water resources (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Impacts and adaptation to climate change in California water resources (Full- no new appr needed)
Kristin Luker, Professor Law
(1) The History of Contraception and Abortion in the United States (Current Term Now Closed)
David Oppenheimer, Professor Law
(1) The Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law (Check back for status)
Victoria Plaut, Professor Law
(1) Dominance, Diversity & Discrimination (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Examining Reactions to University Inclusion Policies and Their Social and Legal Contexts (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Equity and Diversity Language in Job Advertisements (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Within Organizations (Multiple projects) (Full- no new appr needed)
Rebecca Wexler, Professor Law
(1) Police Vendor Contracts and Surveillance Accountability (Current Term Now Closed)

Legal Studies

Jonathan Marshall Legal Studies
(1) Understanding Change in 18th and 19th Century English Criminal Law with Text Data Mining (Current Term Now Closed)
James Rule, Lecturer Legal Studies
(1) Research and graphics for book Taking Privacy Seriously (Current Term Now Closed)

Linguistics

Ronelle Alexander, Professor Linguistics
(1) Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition (Check back for status)
Terry Regier, Professor Linguistics
(1) Frame Semantics Seminar and FrameNet Practicum (Current Term Now Closed)
Eve Sweetser, Professor Linguistics
(1) Co-speech gestures accompanying use of conditionals and modals (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Integrated metaphor description project - metaphors for cancer and cancer treatment. (Current Term Now Closed)

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Francesco Spagnolo, Curator Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
(1) The Jewish World and the #DigitalHumanities | The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (Hybrid Apprenticeship Fall 2021) (Check back for status)
(2) Invisible in Plain Sight: Islamic Art in Jewish Museum Collections | The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (Hybrid Apprenticeship Fall 2021) (Check back for status)
(3) A Diaspora of Postcards: Documenting the Postcard Collection of The Magnes (Hybrid Apprenticeship Fall 2021) (Check back for status)
(4) Vanished no more: Giant of photography Roman Vishniac at The Magnes (Hybrid Apprenticeship Fall 2021) (Check back for status)

Mechanical Engineering

Alice Agogino, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Squishy Robotics: Rapidly Deployable Mobile Sensing Robots for Disaster Rescue, Remote Monitoring and Space Exploration (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Beyond Hands: Human-Centered Design Prosthetics for Music (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Design for the Future: 3 Projects Available: (1) theDesignExchange, (2) Security and Privacy in VR Systems, (3) Human-Centered Design and Cybersecurity (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) [insert name]-Space: Co-designing a culturally sensitive makerspace (Current Term Now Closed)
Reza Alam, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Experimental/theoretical/numerical studies of an innovative ocean wave energy converter (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Design, Fabrication and control of a swarm of underwater drones (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) NASA Challenge: Design and Fabrication of a Surface Autonomous Vehicle for Emergency Response (SAVER) with UC Berkeley’s Water Bears Challenge Team (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Cable-Driven Robotic Arm using a BLDC Motor with Field Oriented Control (FOC) Technique (Full- no new appr needed)
Francesco Borrelli Mechanical Engineering
(1) Energy Efficient Controls for Connected Automated Vehicles (CAVs) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Autonomous Rover for a Solar Field (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Intelligent modelling and control of vehicles in parking lots (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Autonomous Racing with the Berkeley Autonomous Race Car (Current Term Now Closed)
Simo Makiharju, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Air-water flows (Current Term Now Closed)
Grace O'Connell, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Biomechanics Research (Current Term Now Closed)

Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

Laurie Pearce, Lecturer Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
(1) Ancient Texts, Modern Tools and Technologies (Current Term Now Closed)

Molecular and Cell Biology

Laurent Coscoy Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Interactions between viruses and the immune response of their hosts (Current Term Now Closed)
Yang Dan, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Investigation of the mechanism of sleep pressure and its dysregulation in Parkinson's disease (Current Term Now Closed)
Richard Harland, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Tadpole from head to tail: Establishment of the AP axis and formation of the nervous system, in Xenopus (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Improving Animal Research Welfare (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) A screen for genes that control shape change in the embryo (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Determining the possible functions of sleep in the jellyfish Cassiopea (Current Term Now Closed)
John Kuriyan, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Mechanism of Raf Kinase Activation in Signal Transduction (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Bcr-Abl kinase domain mutations, drug resistance, and the road to understand kinase activity (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Investigating DNA sliding clamp structural ensembles using simulation (Full- no new appr needed)
Craig Miller, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Genetic analysis of head skeletal evolution (Check back for status)
(4) Developmental biology of tooth regeneration (Check back for status)
Eva Nogales, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Structural analyses of novel ribonucleoproteins that function in antiviral immunity and genome transposition and their development into genome engineering tools (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Structural analysis of the Ska complex and its role in mediating end-on chromosome attachment with Ndc80 at microtubules (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Cryo-electron microscopy studies of DNA methylation complexes (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Structural analyses of microtubule plus end binding proteins and their role in regulating microtubule dynamics (Current Term Now Closed)
Steven Brenner, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) A unified analysis strategy for RNA-seq based differential gene expression and alternative slicing analysis (computational biology). (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Coevolution of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay and alternative splicing (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Full- no new appr needed)
Carolina Reisenman, Associate Researcher Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Taste adaptations to host specialization in specialist species of Drosophila. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Neural circuits mediating feeding enhancement by odors in Drosophila melanogaster (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Behavioral mechanisms underlying host specialization in specialist herbivorous flies. (Current Term Now Closed)
Kristin Scott, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Neural circuits for competing behavioral drives (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Tracing Drosophila Hunger and Thirst Neurons in a Whole Brain Electron Microscopy Dataset (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Tracing Drosophila taste processing neurons (Full- no new appr needed)
Ian Swinburne, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) How does the zebrafish eye develop the ability to manage pressure? (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Using live-organism imaging and genome-editing to discover how cells in developing organs eat (Current Term Now Closed)
Matthew Welch, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Elucidating the role of actin-based motility in Rickettsia pathogenesis (Current Term Now Closed)

Museum of Paleontology

Diane Erwin, Senior Museum Scientist Museum of Paleontology
(1) Digitizing the fossil fern collections in the UC Museum of Paleontology. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Digitizing and preserving the UC Museum of Paleontology Fossil Amber collection. (Current Term Now Closed)

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Rauri Bowie, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Adaptation and evolution of hummingbirds, sunbirds, and lizards (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analyzing skull shape variation in eagles, hawks, falcons, and vultures (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) DNA sequencing to investigate bird diversification and the role of pathogens in modulating biodiversity (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Architectural Innovation and Evolution of Weaverbird Nests (Current Term Now Closed)
Carla Cicero, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Advanced Preparation Techniques at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Geographic Variation in Birds of Western North America (Current Term Now Closed)
Chris Conroy, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Genomics of the California vole (Microtus californicus) and related rodents (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Evolution of the Trowbridge shrew (Current Term Now Closed)
Michelle Koo, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

150 Years of Women at Berkeley (more info)

(1) Biodiversity Informatics and GIS Apprenticeship at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Communication and Outreach apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Archives Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)
Jimmy McGuire, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Reconstructing the evolutionary history of scincid lizards on Sulawesi (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) AmphibiaWeb: Cataloging amphibian species, traits, and taxonomy for conservation biology (Current Term Now Closed)
Michael Nachman, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) The genetic basis of speciation in house mice (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Skeletal variation in tropical and temperate house mice (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Maternal influence on thermal adaptation in house mice (Current Term Now Closed)
Carol Spencer, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Curatorial Apprentice: Exploring Biodiversity, Curation, and Specimen Preparation in Natural History Collections at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Current Term Now Closed)

Neurological Surgery

Christopher Ames Neurological Surgery
(1) Patient Outcomes from Spine Surgery (Check back for status)

Neuroscience

Reza Abbasi-Asl, Professor Neuroscience
(1) Stability driven interpretation and compression of neural networks (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Modeling and analysis of neural activity in visual cortex through the lens of machine learning (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Unsupervised pattern recognition in biomedical image data (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Multi-modal large-scale patient data analysis via interpretable statistical and machine learning tools (Current Term Now Closed)

Nuclear Engineering

Bethany Goldblum, Research Engineer Nuclear Engineering
(1) Neutrons for National Security Applications (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) NucScholar: Natural Language Processing for Nuclear Science References (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Machine Learning Applications for Nuclear Security (Current Term Now Closed)

Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology

Amy Joy Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
(1) Choosing a Major: How and Why do Students Select their College Majors (Current Term Now Closed)
Sona Kang, Professor Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
(1) The role of Dnmt3a in skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity and exercise performance (Full- no new appr needed)
Susana Matias, Cooperative Extension Specialist Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
(1) Diabetes prevention in the workplace (Current Term Now Closed)

Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Jessica Stevenson Stewart Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships
(1) Global Art Markets in the Netherlands (15th-18th centuries) (Current Term Now Closed)

Optometry

Lu Chen, Professor Optometry
(1) Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Blood and Lymphatic Vessel Formation (Full- no new appr needed)
Susana Chung, Professor Optometry
(1) Mechanism underlying visual processing in people with visual impairment (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Plasticity of the visual system following vision loss (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Face and Object Recognition: Normal and Low Vision (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Feature detection and enhancement in peripheral vision (Current Term Now Closed)
Suzanne Fleiszig, Professor Optometry
(1) Inhibition of programmed cell death by Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Studying the mechanism of intracellular bacterial diversification by time-lapse imaging (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Analysis of corneal nerves and immune responses during contact lens wear (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Ly6G+ Cells Dependent Corneal Immune Response in Contact Lens wear Mice Cornea (Full- no new appr needed)
Xiaohua Gong, Professor Optometry
(1) Molecular genetics and cellular biology of eye development and disease (Current Term Now Closed)
Karsten Gronert, Professor Optometry
(1) Role of lipid mediators in ocular innate and adaptive immune responses and neurodegeneration (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Mass Spectrometry-based lipidomic analysis (Current Term Now Closed)
Dennis Levi, Professor Optometry
(1) Mechanisms of normal and amblyopic spatial vision (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Research assistant needed to help run virtual reality experiment (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Role of eye movements in amblyopic spatial vision (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Recovery of 3D-depth perception for patients with degraded vision (amblyopia) (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Silver, Professor Optometry
(3) Mapping ambiguous images in the brain (Current Term Now Closed)
Sarah Singh, Professor Optometry
(1) Is dosing a single drop of 0.02% atropine equivalent to two drops of 0.01% atropine? (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) How long does it take to recover normal pupil responses following a single dose of 0.01%, 0.02%, or 0.05% atropine? (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Estimating the prevalence of refractive error in children (Current Term Now Closed)
Christine Wildsoet, Professor Optometry
(1) Why eyes become myopic or short-sighted? Understanding changes in the periphery of the eye during normal and abnormal (e.g., myopic) eye growth. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Myopia development in young guinea pigs and influences of intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering and atropine-related drugs on myopia progression and related pathology. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Why and how do eyes become myopic or short-sighted? (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Do myopes spend less time outdoors and what do they look at - Three projects involving 1) wearable light sensors/activity monitors, 2) digitally recording the visual environment, and 3) assessment of near focussing accuracy and eye movements during reading. (Current Term Now Closed)

Oral History Center of UC Berkeley

Roger Eardley-Pryor, Oral History Interviewer Oral History Center of UC Berkeley
(1) Oral History Project on Environment, Democracy, and Justice for High School Education and Curriculum Development (Current Term Now Closed)

Physics

Dmitry Budker, Professor Physics
(1) Global Network of Optical Magnetometers to search for Exotic physics (GNOME) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Laser Guide Star (LGS) (Current Term Now Closed)
Michael F. Crommie, Professor Physics
(1) Fabrication and local probe characterization of hybrid molecule/graphene transistor (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Gate tunable TMDs on graphene device (Current Term Now Closed)
Heather Gray, Professor Physics
(1) A new method to probe the coupling of the Higgs boson to charm quarks (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Developing new computing algorithms to find charged particles. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Charm production measurements (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Explainable charm tagging for Higgs boson physics (Full- no new appr needed)
Adrian Lee, Professor Physics
(1) Research in Cosmology Instrumentation (Check back for status)
(2) Research in Cosmic Microwave Background at LBNL (Check back for status)
(3) Instrumentation Development for next generation Cosmic Microwave Background experiment at LBNL (Check back for status)
Kam-Biu Luk, Professor Physics
(1) Neutrino Physics (Current Term Now Closed)
Eric Y. Ma Physics
(1) Frugal science: high-performance microwave reflectometry using commercial wifi/cellular components (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Real-time Cloud-enabled lab environment monitoring with Internet of Things (Current Term Now Closed)
Holger Müller Physics
(1) Trapped atom interferometry in an optical cavity (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Atomic gravity gradiometer for airborne gravity surveys (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Precision measurement with atom interferometry (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) A laser phase plate for phase contrast electron microscopy (Full- no new appr needed)
Saul Perlmutter, Professor Physics
(1) Pipeline Scientist for Imaging-Polarimetry Survey of Type Ia Supernovae (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Finding (with Deep Neural Nets) and Modeling Strong Gravitational Lenses (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Locating Historical Supernovae (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Public Editor: The Citizen Science Solution to Media Misinformation. DemoWatch Government Archives (Full- no new appr needed)
Matt Pyle, Professor Physics
(1) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education and Outreach Program Coordination (Check back for status)
(2) Development of a Control System for Testing Cryogenic Dark Matter Search Detectors (Check back for status)
(3) Hardware Design and Fabrication for Athermal Phonon Sensors (Check back for status)
(4) Development of a Data Acquisition Software for Testing Cryogenic Dark Matter Search Detectors (Check back for status)
Marjorie Shapiro, Professor Physics
(1) Research on Precision Silicon Position Sensors for the LHC and Data Analysis and Simulation Studies for Present and Future Collider Experiments (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Imaging Lost Voices: High Resolution Optical Scanning of Historical Sound Recordings (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Restoration of Early Native American Sound Recordings (Current Term Now Closed)
Haichen Wang, Professor Physics
(1) Search for New Physics via Analysis of Data Collected by the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Development and validation of advanced numerical models for superconducting magnets (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Creating a picture of the Higgs Boson (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Generator tuning with Uncertainties (Current Term Now Closed)
Martin White, Professor Physics
(1) Data Visualization and Quality Assurance for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (Full- no new appr needed)

Physiology

Isha Jain, Professor Physiology
(1) Computational Biology of Oxygen (Current Term Now Closed)

Plant and Microbial Biology

Barbara Baker, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) MicroRNA Regulation of Plant Innate Immunity (Current Term Now Closed)
Benjamin Blackman, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Functional Genetics of Sunflower and Monkeyflower (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Genetics of Adaptation in Monkeyflowers (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Natural Variation in Developmental Timing and Morphology in Sunflower (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Genetics of Floral Pigmentation Patterns (Current Term Now Closed)
Steven Brenner, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) A unified analysis strategy for RNA-seq based differential gene expression and alternative slicing analysis (computational biology). (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Coevolution of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay and alternative splicing (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Full- no new appr needed)
Yangnan Gu, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Engineering Nuclear Transport Receptor for Plant Resistance (Check back for status)
(2) Exploring the function of a novel plant nuclear membrane protein (Check back for status)
Frank Harmon, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Project 1: Discovering transcript splicing mechanisms with mutants in the plant Arabidopsis thaliana (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Computational identification of shared and unique transcriptional regulatory modules in the crop plants sorghum, maize, and Setaria (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Project 3: Characterizing the maize circadian clock with mutants. (Current Term Now Closed)
Ksenia Krasileva, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Characterising the impact of individual pathogen proteins on duckweed (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Natural diversity of plant immune receptors (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Bioinformatics project on the adaptation of fungal plant pathogens to plant defenses (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Characterization of wheat mutants with enhanced resistance to yellow stripe rust (Check back for status)
Peggy G. Lemaux, Cooperative Extension Specialist Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Investigation of the transcriptional networks that coordinate drought response in sorghum (Full- no new appr needed)
Jennifer Lewis, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Plant innate immunity in response to bacterial pathogens (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Programming/engineering tools to understand plant-pathogen interactions (Current Term Now Closed)
Krishna Niyogi, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Efficient photosynthesis is essential for productive food crops. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Expanding the Molecular Toolbox for a Biomineralizing Microalgal Model System (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Photosynthesis is a fundamental process to the productive growth of plants and algae. (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Photosynthetic organisms as a promising sources for sustainable solutions to meet the growing global needs for energy and products. (Current Term Now Closed)
Brian Staskawicz Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Structure-based protein engineering approach to confer novel disease resistance in plants (Current Term Now Closed)
Michi Taga, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) How do soil bacteria share nutrients? (Current Term Now Closed)
Mary Wildermuth, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Salicylic acid biosynthesis and regulation in Arabidopsis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Elucidation of powdery mildew factors controlling powdery mildew growth on Arabidopsis (Full- no new appr needed)

Political Science

Vinod Aggarwal, Professor Political Science
(1) Superpower competition; middle powers in a world of superpowers (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Web Page and Publication Design (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Assistant Managing Editor, Business and Politics (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Mapping Central Bank Digital Currencies (Current Term Now Closed)
Christopher Ansell, Professor Political Science
(1) The Post-Socialist European City: Archives in Translation (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Oversight in the European Union (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Quantitative Text Analysis and the European Union (Current Term Now Closed)
Leonardo Arriola, Professor Political Science
(1) African Studies Research Assistant (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Program on Security Institutions and Violent Instability (Police) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The Politics of Humanitarian Aid: Why Do Governments Prevent Emergency Aid to People Who Need It? (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) The Burden of Proof: Barriers to Women in Party-Controlled Candidate Selection (Full- no new appr needed)
Ryan Brutger, Professor Political Science
(1) Public Support for International Cooperation and Economic Policy (Current Term Now Closed)
David Collier, Professor Political Science
(1) Critical Junctures and Historical Legacies (Current Term Now Closed)
Lowell Dittmer, Professor Political Science
(3) The Rise of China (Current Term Now Closed)
Ron Hassner, Professor Political Science
(1) The Rise and Fall of the State Department: Foreign Policy Expertise and Crisis Response (Current Term Now Closed)
Susan Hyde Political Science
(1) Global Trends in Political Development (Current Term Now Closed)
Gabriel Lenz, Professor Political Science
(1) Origins of High Rates of Police Homicides and Civilian Homicides in US Cities (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) How do political elites discuss class in the United States? (Current Term Now Closed)
Aila Matanock, Professor Political Science
(1) Post-Conflict Contexts (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Inviting Intervention (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Program on Security Institutions and Violent Instability (Constitutional Legal Frameworks) (Full- no new appr needed)
Michaela Mattes, Professor Political Science
(1) Program on Security Institutions and Violent Instability (Military) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Peace Deals as Counterinsurgency: Explaining Variation in Military Power- Sharing (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Apologies in International Politics (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Program on Security Institutions and Violent Instability (Synthesizing data on militaries, paramilitaries, police, and constitutions) (Current Term Now Closed)
Cecilia Mo, Professor Political Science
(1) Vulnerability to Forced Labor and Human Trafficking (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Politics of History in Bangladeshi History Textbooks (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Political Dimensions of 9/11 in High School History Textbooks Worldwide (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Mental Health in Post-Conflict and Forced Migration Contexts (Current Term Now Closed)
Alison Post, Professor Political Science
(1) Subnational Brazilian Everyday and Pandemic Politics (Current Term Now Closed)
Steven Vogel, Professor Political Science
(1) Global Order Framework Project and Market Governance in the United States and Japan. (Current Term Now Closed)

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

William Martinez Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
(1) An efficacy and effectiveness trial of a school-based prevention program for newcomer immigrant youth at risk for traumatic stress. (Current Term Now Closed)

Psychology

Sonia Bishop, Professor Psychology
(1) (1) Biased priors or inference in depressed and anxious individuals? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Cognitive and computational investigation of influences of anxiety and depression on human decision making under uncertainty. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Effort based decision-making (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Exploring the brain's response to faces using maps of the cortical surface (Full- no new appr needed)
Silvia Bunge, Professor Psychology
(1) Relational Reasoning and Graph Comprehension (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Socio-psychological Experiences in Gateway STEM Courses (SEG-way) (Current Term Now Closed)
Dana Carney, Professor Psychology
(1) Politics, Race, and Political Correctness; Socioeconomic Status and World View (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Inequality, Power, Status, Race, Bias, Prejudice and Nonverbal Behavior (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Famous Mid-Century Architect Creativity Data Entry (and sense-making and analysis) Project (Full- no new appr needed)
Anne Collins, Professor Psychology
(1) Applying deep learning methods to reinforcement learning models (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) EEG studies of inter-subject brain activity (Full- no new appr needed)
Jan Engelmann Psychology
(1) Cooperation and Social Reasoning in Children (Current Term Now Closed)
Alison Gopnik, Professor Psychology
(1) Development of Spacial Concepts in Children (Check back for status)
(2) Development of Reasoning about Unstable Causal Relationships (Check back for status)
(3) What's the point of play? (Check back for status)
(4) Preschoolers' Competence with Functional Metaphors AND Child Development AI (Check back for status)
Allison Harvey, Professor Psychology
(1) Community Implementation Study, Habit Formation Experiments (via Mechanical Turk), and 6-year follow-up of adolescent 'night owls' and an evaluation of a habit-based sleep health intervention (Current Term Now Closed)
Richard Ivry, Professor Psychology
(1) Sensorimotor coordination in healthy and neurologically impaired humans (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Novel technologies for online studies of cognition in people with degenerative neurological disorders. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Testing a novel non-invasive brain stimulation device to safely modulate human brain function (Current Term Now Closed)
Sheri Johnson, Professor Psychology
(1) Emotion-related impulsivity and suicidality (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Learn to conduct fMRI scans (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Behavior and Mental Health (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Individual differences and sexual experiences (Full- no new appr needed)
Don Moore, Professor Psychology
(1) The Many Faces of Overconfidence (Accuracy Lab) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Psychology and Economics of Technology (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) The psychology of inequality (Current Term Now Closed)
Juliana Schroeder, Professor Psychology
(1) Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Communicating and Connecting with Others (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Dehumanization (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Overclaiming Credit for Group Tasks (Full- no new appr needed)
Mahesh Srinivasan, Professor Psychology
(1) Research on Children's Linguistic and Cognitive Development (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Tracing the Meanings of Words in Parent-Child Conversations (Requires Native Fluency in English) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3)  Tracking Parent-Child Conversations During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Computational Modeling of Child Language (Current Term Now Closed)
Frederic Theunissen, Professor Psychology
(1) Machine Learning Recognition of Animal Calls (Check back for status)
(3) Histological Techniques for Assisting Multiple Neuroscience Projects (Check back for status)
(4) Perception of Communication Calls in the Zebra Finch (Check back for status)
David Whitney, Professor Psychology
(1) Individual differences in face perception. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Eye movement behavior during autonomous vehicle-human interaction. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) How do we register the flow of time in natural movies? (Full- no new appr needed)
Fei Xu, Professor Psychology
(1) Research on Infants' and Children's Cognitive Development (Current Term Now Closed)
Qing Zhou, Professor Psychology
(1) Language, Emotion, and Development Project (Psychology Department, Zhou Culture and Family Study Lab, UC-Berkeley) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Kids and Family Project: A Longitudinal Study on Socio-emotional and Academic Development of Chinese American Children in Immigrant Families (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Grandparent Involvement in Childrearing (Fluent Cantonese Required) (Full- no new appr needed)

Public Health

Colette (Coco) Auerswald, Professor Public Health
(1) The impact of COVID-19 on youth experiencing homelessness: Analysis and dissemination of results of a community-based youth-led survey (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) You Count: California Youth Homelessness Data Project (Current Term Now Closed)
Stefano M. Bertozzi Public Health
(1) Azithromycine pour la Vie des Enfants au Niger: Implémentation et Recherche (AVENIR): Azithromycin Distribution to Reduce Child Mortality in Niger [this position to support the cost-effectiveness/cost-benefit sub-study] (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Modeling COVID Transmission in a Carceral Setting (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Literature review and data extraction in support of decision analysis models for psychedelic assisted therapies. (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Construct cost-effectiveness model for psilocybin to treat tobacco addiction (Current Term Now Closed)
Timothy Brown Public Health
(1) FUTUREPAIN: Randomized Controlled Trial to Test an Online Mind-Body Intervention for Chronic Pain and Whether Racial-Ethnic Concordance Affects Outcomes (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Causal Effect of High-Quality Physician-Patient Relationships on Healthcare Costs and Outcomes: Differences by Race/Ethnicity and the Effect of Racial/Ethnic Concordance (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Suicide Prevention Among College Students Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (Current Term Now Closed)
Gertrude C. Buehring, Professor Public Health
(1) Investigation of a possible viral etiology of breast cancer (Full- no new appr needed)
Ronald Dahl Public Health
(1) BIPOC Caregiver Experiences with the Early Intervention (EI) Process Through the Medical Home (Current Term Now Closed)
Julianna Deardorff, Professor Public Health
(2) Promoting youth engagement to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes: Developing a coding guide (Current Term Now Closed)
Binh Diep, Professor Public Health
(1) Novel Immunotherapies for Treatment of Invasive Bacterial Infections (Current Term Now Closed)
Lia Fernald, Professor Public Health
(1) Harmonizing Data on Grandparents and Child Development in Latin America (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Caregiver mental health, parenting practices, and early childhood development (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Impact evaluation of patient/pharmacy incentives for malaria care in Kenyan pharmacies (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Determining patterns of service usage by women victims of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Brazil (Current Term Now Closed)
Brent Fulton, Associate Director Public Health
(1) Using Predictive Modeling to Identify Combinations of Factors Associated with Severe COVID-19 Complications (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Examination of Medicare Accountable Care Organizations and Hospitals in Rural Areas (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Health Insurance Investment Hazard (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Estimating the Impacts of Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions (Current Term Now Closed)
Rohini Haar, Visiting Professor Public Health
(1) The Health impacts of crowd control weapons (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Impacts of attacks on health in Colombia (Current Term Now Closed)

Public Health; Div of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

Eva Harris, Professor Public Health; Div of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology
(1) Protection from dengue pathogenesis mediated by anti-NS1 antibodies (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The interplay between dengue virus and the human immune system (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Investigating molecular mechanisms of dengue virus NS1 disruption of the glycocalyx-like layer of human endothelial cells (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Evaluation of in vitro and in vivo efficacy of glycan-based compounds against flavivirus endothelial permeability & vascular leak (Full- no new appr needed)

Public Health

Susan Ivey, Professor Public Health
(1) Right Care Initiative (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Health coaching for people with uncontrolled hypertension - helping with lifestyle change (Current Term Now Closed)
Fenyong Liu, Professor Public Health
(1) Studies of Nucleic Acid-based Agents for Inhibition of Viral Replication (Current Term Now Closed)
Emily Ozer, Professor Public Health
(1) Youth Voice and Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) YPAR (Youth Participatory Action Research) Systematic Literature Review (Full- no new appr needed)
Ndola Prata, Professor Public Health
(1) Planning for sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents (Full- no new appr needed)
Justin Remais, Professor Public Health
(1) Environmental, ecological and social dynamics of infectious diseases in a changing environment (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Understanding how agrochemicals influence the transmission of global parasitic diseases (Full- no new appr needed)
James Robinson Public Health
(3) Health Technology Assessment and Pricing in Europe: Lessons for the US (Current Term Now Closed)
Marieka Schotland, Executive Director Public Health
(1) Innovations for Youth (i4Y): Senior* Youth Equity Scholars (YES) * Only open to undergraduates who have already participated in the YES program in previous academic years (Full- no new appr needed)
George Sensabaugh, Professor Public Health
(1) Phylogenomic analysis of genes controlling the synthesis of pigment in species of Staphylococcus. (Current Term Now Closed)
Charlotte Smith, Lecturer Public Health
(1) Is mask wearing behavior associated with mask policy changes? (Current Term Now Closed)
Claire Snell-Rood, Professor Public Health
(2) Advancing California Community Health Workers: A Mixed Methods Analysis of California Asthma CHW Programs (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Rural Mental Health Services in California: the role of System and Organizational-Level factors (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Expanding the capacity of rural mental health through community health workers and peer providers (Full- no new appr needed)
Karen Sokal-Gutierrez, Professor Public Health
(1) Global Children's Oral Health and Nutrition Project (Full- no new appr needed)
Jason Su Public Health
(1) Sources of On-Road Vehicle Emissions and their Impacts on Respiratory Disease Symptoms in California (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Impacts of train and port pollution and air toxics on respiratory symptoms and ED visits within vulnerable communities in Southern California (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Prediction of prevalence of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in year 2050 for world countries (Current Term Now Closed)
Winston Tseng, Research Scientist Public Health
(1) Project 1: Safe Drinking Water at Cental Union Elementary (Please specify project(s) of interest in your application) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Project 2: Evaluation of Hmong Cultural Center of Butte County Zoobiab Mental Health Program for Older Adults (Please specify project(s) of interest in your application) (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Project 3: Bay Area Pacific Islander Data Equity Project (Please specify project(s) of interest in your application) (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Project 4: Diabetes Reduction among Diverse Older Adults (African American, Hispanic) in Alameda County (Please specify project(s) of interest in your application) (Current Term Now Closed)
Ashley Wolf Public Health
(1) Bacterial metabolism and competition in the mammalian gut (Current Term Now Closed)

Public Policy

Elizabeth Linos, Professor Public Policy
(1) Criminal legal system (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Equity and diversity in government (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Supporting low-income households in interacting with government (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Bolstering civic engagement (Current Term Now Closed)

Rhetoric

Marianne Constable, Professor Rhetoric
(1) Chicago husband killing and the new unwritten law (Current Term Now Closed)
Winnie Wong, Professor Rhetoric
(1) Chinese Visual Culture for the West (1700-1850) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Hong Kong Art and Visual Culture (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Translation and Local History of Guangzhou (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Artists' Communities (Full- no new appr needed)

Physics

Waqas Khalid, Associate Scientist Physics
(1) Nanotechnology Unleashed! (Current Term Now Closed)

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Ronelle Alexander, Professor Slavic Languages and Literatures
(1) Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition (Full- no new appr needed)

Social and Behavioral Sciences / Sociology

Janet Shim, Professor Social and Behavioral Sciences / Sociology
(1) Sorting and Stratifying in Housing: The Intersectional Impacts of Race, Gender, and Health on Housing Insecurity (Current Term Now Closed)

Social Welfare

Jill Berrick, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Berkeley Hope Scholars Research Team (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) College support programs for former foster youth: Impacts, experiences, and needs (Full- no new appr needed)
Valerie Shapiro Social Welfare
(1) Dissertation: Self-Love in the Context of Alcohol and Other Drug Recovery on Instagram (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Helping Educators Use Research Evidence to Promote Student Wellbeing (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Systemic Social and Emotional Learning Implementation: From Toolkits to Transformations (Current Term Now Closed)
Jennifer Skeem, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Digital Communicator (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Reducing institutional violence (Current Term Now Closed)
Paul Sterzing, Professor Social Welfare
(1) A qualitative exploration of LGBTQ+ community connection during the COVID-19 pandemic (Current Term Now Closed)

Sociology

Jacqueline Adams, Professor Sociology
(1) Fleeing from Genocide: Jewish Refugees' Flight from Nazi Persecution and the Holocaust. (Current Term Now Closed)
Marion Fourcade, Professor Sociology
(1) The Great Online Migration (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The Rating of Sovereigns and the Judgment of Nations (Check back for status)
(3) The Discipline of Gender. Men, Women and Writing in the Social Sciences. (Check back for status)
Cybelle Fox, Professor Sociology
(1) Boundaries and Intersectional Meanings of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality among Asian and White American Spouses (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Effects of Legal Status on Older Mexican Adults in the U.S. and Mexico (Full- no new appr needed)
Heather Haveman, Professor Sociology
(1) Tech Has a Gender Problem (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Web-Crawling for All: Toward a Universal, Accessible Framework for Collecting Digital Data (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Creating and Testing Algorithms (Open to Technical and Non-Technical URAPers) (Full- no new appr needed)
Jerome Karabel, Professor Sociology
(1) American Exceptionalism and the Quality of Life: the United States in Historical and Comparative Perspective (Current Term Now Closed)
Mara Loveman, Professor Sociology
(1) The Erie Canal, the Transcontinental Railroads, and the Hoover Dam: Large-Scale Infrastructure Projects, Land Policy, and Settler Colonialism in American State Formation (Current Term Now Closed)
Kristin Luker, Professor Sociology
(1) The History of Contraception and Abortion in the United States (Current Term Now Closed)
Ann Swidler, Professor Sociology
(1) Transnational circulation of gender and sexuality norms (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Religious Congregations in Malawi (Full- no new appr needed)
Kim Voss, Professor Sociology
(1) Frontline Workers: What do they think about their jobs? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Demo Watch: Revolutionizing the Study of Protest Policing (Current Term Now Closed)

Space Sciences Laboratory

Andreas Zoglauer, Staff Researcher Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) Pioneering new Data-Analysis Techniques for the next generation of gamma-ray space telescope with Machine Learning (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Improving the data-analysis pipeline of the COSI telescope with machine learning (Current Term Now Closed)
Christopher Chaston Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) ‘Turbulent field topology and particle scattering in the Solar Corona’ (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) ‘Relativistic electron scattering in electromagnetic turbulence’ (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) 'Energy Transport, Conversion and Dissipation in Earth's Magnetotail' (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) 'Flow tracing through the auroral acceleration region' (Current Term Now Closed)
Thomas Immel, Research Physicist Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) Analysis of NASA ICON data from Earth orbit (Current Term Now Closed)
Oswald Siegmund, Research Physicist Space Sciences Laboratory
(1)  Photon Counting Detector Technology (Current Term Now Closed)

Spanish and Portuguese

Candace Slater, Professor Spanish and Portuguese
(2) Journeys to Juazeiro: Shifting Legacies of a Brazilian Pilgrimage in the Time of the Coronavirus (Current Term Now Closed)

The American Cultures Center

Victoria Robinson The American Cultures Center
(1) American Cultures 30th Anniversary Exhibit (Full- no new appr needed)

UC San Francisco

Reza Abbasi-Asl, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Stability driven interpretation and compression of neural networks (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Modeling and analysis of neural activity in visual cortex through the lens of machine learning (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Unsupervised pattern recognition in biomedical image data (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Multi-modal large-scale patient data analysis via interpretable statistical and machine learning tools (Current Term Now Closed)
Jeff Belkora, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) The Patient Support Corps at UCSF (Current Term Now Closed)
Kevin Bender, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Fitting neuronal models to electrophysiological data. (Check back for status)
(2) Using Deep Neural Networks to identify parameters in neuronal models (Check back for status)
(3) Accelerating neuronal simulation on using GPUs (Check back for status)
(4) Simulating variants of Neurodevelopmental diseases (Check back for status)
Andy Chang, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Molecular mechanisms of oxygen sensing (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Identification of endogenous ligands for ectopic olfactory receptors (Current Term Now Closed)
Dean Chou, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-Spine Clinical Remote Research Assistant (Current Term Now Closed)
Aaron Fields, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Cartilage permeability and disc degeneration (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Microdamage repair in bone (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Cartilage End Plate Permeability and Biomechanics (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Multiscale/multimodal imaging of human cartilage endplate (Current Term Now Closed)
Milena Gianfrancesco UC San Francisco
(1) Novel Approaches to Using Elecronic Health Record Data (Current Term Now Closed)
Lea Grinberg, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Validation of neuroimaging using high-resolution histology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Neuropathological changes underlying clinical heterogeneity in Alzheimer disease (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Polarized light imaging (PLI) of gross histological human brain sections (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Diagnosing and monitoring prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease using novel locus ceruleus-based imaging volumetry (Current Term Now Closed)
Roland Henry, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Deep Learning in Medicine: Monitoring Disability Progression in Multiple Sclerosis Using Fitbit Data (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Monitoring Multiple Sclerosis using Deep Learning (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Building distributed real time MRI processing tools to analyze the pathology of multiple sclerosis from terabytes of MRI data (Current Term Now Closed)
Julian Hong, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Informatics for personalized cancer therapy (data science, machine learning, natural language processing, imaging analytics) (Current Term Now Closed)
Guo Huang, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Molecular control of organ regeneration in zebrafish and mice (students from under-representative backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply) (Current Term Now Closed)
Galateia Kazakia, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Bone structure and composition: a microCT and microFTIR study (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Investigating bone structure in clinical cohorts: biomedical image processing (Current Term Now Closed)
Nathan Lo UC San Francisco
(1) Modeling public health policy in infectious diseases (Current Term Now Closed)
Praveen Mummaneni, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-spine department clinical research assistant (Current Term Now Closed)

Pediatrics

Jason Nagata Pediatrics
(1) Informing screen time guidelines for adolescents using epidemiologic analysis of the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study (Current Term Now Closed)

UC San Francisco

Jean Nakamura UC San Francisco
(1) Investigating bioenergetics and targeting metabolic vulnerabilities in cancer (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Genetic mechanisms of radiation-induced carcinogenesis (Current Term Now Closed)
Youngho Seo, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Molecular imaging of cancer metabolism and data analysis (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Research Internship in Molecular Imaging (Current Term Now Closed)
Jae Ho Sohn, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Big Data in Radiology Research (imaging biomarker discovery, natural language processing, value/workflow efficiency in cardio-thoracic imaging) (Current Term Now Closed)
Lee Tan, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-Spine Clinical Research Assistant (Current Term Now Closed)
Vasanth Vedantham, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Biogenesis of Heart Rhythm (Full- no new appr needed)

University and Jepson Herbaria

Carol Wilson, Research Botanist University and Jepson Herbaria
(1) Morphology and Biogeography of African Mistletoe Haustorial Systems in the family Loranthaceae (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Phylogeny and biogeography of Iris series Californicae based on next-generation sequencing (Current Term Now Closed)