All current projects: 372 Faculty/Mentors

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Meredith Fowlie, Professor Agricultural and Resource Economics
(1) How Should Air Pollution Co-Benefits be Counted? An Empirical Study Leveraging Declines in Power Plant Emissions and Advances in Data Analytics (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Renewables and Competition in Retail Electricity Markets (web scraping, programming) (Full- no new appr needed)
Jeremy Magruder, Professor Agricultural and Resource Economics
(1) Mechanisation for the rest of us: evidence from Uganda (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) BRAIN GAIN POLICIES AND SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTIVITY (Full- no new appr needed)

Anthropology

Charles Briggs, Professor Anthropology
(1) An Auto-Ethnography of Experiences of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Effects (Current Term Now Closed)
Mariane C Ferme, Professor Anthropology
(1) The Waste Lab (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Land Grabs and Legal Empowerment in Africa (Full- no new appr needed)
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) Past Imperial Foodways: working with plant distributions at the early imperial city of Huari in the central Andes (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Visualizing the past: The 3D visual display of archaeological material from Formative settlements in the Lake Titicaca Basin (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Andean Archaeological Obsidian sourcing (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Archaeology of Central America (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)
Lisa Maher, Professor Anthropology
(1) Reconstructing Human Activities in the Paleolithic: Case studies from Prehistoric Sites in Jordan (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Learning to Flintknapp: Experimental Archaeology in Action! (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) “Bear Bones” Zooarchaeology Research Lab Collections and Website Management (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) The Allensworth State Historic Park and Buffalo Soldiers Study (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Title: Queretaro Anthropological History Database Project (Current Term Now Closed)
Laurie Wilkie, Professor Anthropology
(1) Historical Archaeology Archival Research (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Spatiality of Health: Using Historic Documents to Map TB Institutions (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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Psychology of space (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Workspace design: window view and occupant experience (Current Term Now Closed)
Yehuda Kalay, Professor Architecture
(1) Making Hospitals "Smart" (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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Imogen Hart, Professor Art History
(1) Victorian house museums (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) British Art and the Global (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Evolution and socialism in Victorian art (Full- no new appr needed)
(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) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Book project: Survivals among the Visual Cultures of the Early Modern Trans-Atlantic World (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Stone Birds. Bernard Palissy’s petrified aviary, ceramics and early modern science (Full- no new appr needed)

Art Practice

Asma Kazmi Art Practice
(1) Virtual Artist in Residence at the Institute for South Asia Studies (post production/research) (Full- no new appr needed)

Astronomy

Imke de Pater, Professor Astronomy
(1) Exploring our Solar System through observations at radio, infrared and visible wavelengths. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) SETI: Breakthrough Listen (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Modeling (exo)-planetary atmospheres (Full- no new appr needed)
Gaspard Duchene, Research Astronomer Astronomy
(1) Imaging and modeling of planet-forming disks (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Extreme stellar multiplicity: understanding the limits of star formation (Full- no new appr needed)
Jessica Lu Astronomy
(1) A sharper view of the Universe with adaptive optics. (Current Term Now Closed)

Beatrice Bain Research Group

Robin Clark, Visiting Scholar Beatrice Bain Research Group
(1) Myriad Modernisms: Histories of Women Artists at The MacDowell Colony, 1908-1980 (Current Term Now Closed)

Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)

Maryam Vareth, Researcher Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)
(1) Medical Imaging Research: k-space MRI Reconstruction Using Deep Learning (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)

Berkeley Judicial Institute

Jeremy Fogel, Executive Director Berkeley Judicial Institute
(1) Berkeley Judicial Institute Research Apprentice (Full- no new appr needed)

Bioengineering

Adam Arkin, Professor Bioengineering
(1) Mechanistic modeling and machine learning to monitor environmental contamination through microbial genomics (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Check back for status)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Genome-wide CRISPR screens to study host-virus interactions (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Bioinformatic analysis of cell-cell interactions (Current Term Now Closed)
Amy Herr, Professor Bioengineering
(1) Design: Solid modeling | Engineering-quality renderings of select device designs (components, assemblies) (Check back for status)
(3) (Not Offered Sp 21) Design: Transport modelling | Heat + mass transfer models of microfluidic devices (Check back for status)
(4) Communication | Impacts of research innovations + discovery on society (Check back for status)
Michael Yartsev Bioengineering
(1) Vocal production of Egyptian fruit-bats (Current Term Now Closed)

Business in Society Institute

Amelia Miazad, Senior Research Fellow Business in Society Institute
(1) Business in Society Institute Research Apprentice (Full- no new appr needed)

Business, Haas School

Cameron Anderson, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Teamwork Study (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)
Matteo Benetton, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Measuring market power in the cryptocurrency industry (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Is Facebook Really Free? (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Dynastic Home Equity (Full- no new appr needed)
Matilde Bombardini Business, Haas School
(1) Corporate Philanthropy and Political Influence: Consequences for Policy and Regulation (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Jennifer Chatman, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Leadership, Organizational Culture, and Diversity in Work Groups and Organizations (Full- no new appr needed)
Clayton Critcher, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Psychology of Forecasting, Politics, Consumer Behavior, and Morality (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: Soft vs. Hard Skills: Two Long Term RCTs of Youth Skills Training in Uganda (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Project2: Financial Inclusion and Cash Transfer Programs (Full- no new appr needed)
(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: Impact evaluation of SMS appointment reminders for chronic disease patients in Chile (Full- no new appr needed)
Andreea Gorbatai, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Data Science Project on the Makers (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) I Regret To Inform You That Your Private Information Has Been Compromised (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) (Current Term Now Closed)
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) Large-scale online social science experiments using social media (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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Diversity and Gender in Hiring (Current Term Now Closed)
Zsolt Katona, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Real or Fake: Managing User Authenticity in Ad Auctions (Check back for status)
(2) Using AI for Marketing Research (Check back for status)
Laura Kray, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Gender in the Workplace (Check back for status)
(2) Behaviors in Virtual Question and Answer Sessions (Check back for status)
David Levine, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Safe cooking (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Stories and games to fight COVID-19 (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Looking for low-value medical care (& fraud) in workers compensation (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Writing an Android app to promote safe childbirth (Full- no new appr needed)
Don Moore, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Many Faces of Overconfidence (Accuracy Lab) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The World of Bias in Decision Making (Full- no new appr needed)
Abhishek Nagaraj, Professor Business, Haas School
(4) Early-Stage Research in the Economics of Information and Big Data Analytics (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Judgment and Decision Making (Full- no new appr needed)
Juliana Schroeder, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Communicating and Connecting with Others (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)
Miguel Villas-Boas, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) Understanding the Key Factors of Electric Vehicle Usage (Current Term Now Closed)
Guo Xu, Professor Business, Haas School
(1) The Long Shadow of Colonialism: Decolonization and post-independence state capacity (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The Costs of Employment Segregation: Evidence from the US Federal Government (Current Term Now Closed)

Cardiovascular Research Institute

Dengke Ma, Professor Cardiovascular Research Institute
(1) How cells of extreme hibernator Arctic ground squirrels survive stress (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) How C. elegans can suspend life under freezing (Current Term Now Closed)

Center for Computational Biology

Priya Moorjani, Professor Center for Computational Biology
(1) Leveraging present-day and ancient genomes to learn about human evolution (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)

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)

Center for Law, Energy & the Environment

Ken Alex, Director Center for Law, Energy & the Environment
(1) Climate Break Radio Program and Podcast - Climate solutions, Barriers to Implementation, and Further Action (Full- no new appr needed)

Center for Law, Energy and the Environment

H. Jordan Diamond, Director Center for Law, Energy and the Environment
(1) Reversing Environmental Rollbacks: Tracking Progress (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Artificial Intelligence: Maximizing the Environmental and Energy Benefits (Full- no new appr needed)

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Daniel Zoughbie, Vice Chair Center for Middle Eastern Studies
(1) Public Health Interventions in the Middle East (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. (Full- no new appr needed)

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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Paving the way for the rise of outsiders: candidate and voter behavior in the era of political disillusionment? (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Understanding the link between self-help groups and women's political participation in Bihar (Current Term Now Closed)

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) The 150yrs of Womxn at Cal: Writing in Chicana Latina Herstories and Leadership (Current Term Now Closed)

CITRIS

Jill Finlayson CITRIS
(1) Research to Support Equitable Participation of Women and other Under-represented Identities in Tech (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) A longitudinal study of the ingredients for improving STEM degree attainment and persistence in STEM related careers among underrepresented minority (URM) students and non-URM students. (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)

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kara Nelson, Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
(1) Microbial Impacts of Transitioning to Direct Potable Reuse Water Systems (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Wastewater monitoring for SARS-CoV-2 in the San Francisco Bay Area (Current Term Now Closed)

Classics

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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Full- no new appr needed)

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)

Demography

Ryan Edwards Demography
(1) The Intensive Margin of Military Service on Later Life Outcomes (Current Term Now Closed)

Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities

Timothy Hampton, Professor Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities
(1) Undergraduate Humanities Writer (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Poetry and Music: Leonard Cohen (Full- no new appr needed)

Earth and Planetary Science

Michael Manga, Professor Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Clustering of particles in geophysical flows (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Lava lake dynamics (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Heat flow beneath Mono Lake and implication for future volcanic eruptions (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) 3-D shape of sheet-lobes in flood basalt lavas and its interpretation - what forms Earth's largest lava flows? (Current Term Now Closed)
David Romps, Professor Earth and Planetary Science
(1) Using Computer Vision to Investigate Atmospheric Clouds (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Climate Physics (Full- no new appr needed)

Economics

Clair Brown, Professor Economics
(1) Creating a Modern, Sustainable, Caring Economy (one new opening, plus 5 to 6 returning students) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Alternative Welfare Indicator Development (2 students) (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)

Education

Patricia Baquedano-Lopez, Professor Education
(1) Education and Immigration of Indigenous Students : Yucatan and San Francisco (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? (Full- no new appr needed)
Bruce Fuller, Professor Education
(1) The Quality of Preschools in New York City (Full- no new appr needed)
Kris Gutierrez, Professor Education
(1) Toward Equity by Design (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The Coloniality of Statewide Literacy Testing and #OptOut as a Decolonial Option (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Writing Data Stories (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) []-Space: Co-designing a culturally sensitive makerspace (Current Term Now Closed)
Erin Murphy-Graham, Professor Education
(1) Addressing Child Marriage Through Holistic Education (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Ranney, Professor Education
(1) Reasoning About Global Warming, Climate Change, (and Evolution,) and Numbers (Full- no new appr needed)
Alan Schoenfeld, Professor Education
(1) Teaching for Robust Understanding of Mathematics (TRU) (Full- no new appr needed)
Michelle Wilkerson, Professor Education
(1) Python Developer for an Anticolonial Educational Video Game (Current Term Now Closed)
Chunyan Yang Education
(1) Adolescents’ Well-Being and Adjustment During and Following the COVID-19 Outbreak (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Resilience to Teacher-directed Violence (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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Assistive Technology for Navigation, Selection, Pointing, and Clicking in a Mouse-free Environment by Capturing Hand Movements (Full- no new appr needed)
Laurent El Ghaoui, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Implicit deep learning (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) NLP for digital humanities (Full- no new appr needed)
Sheila Humphreys Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Women Student Leadership: History of Women Student Organizations iy on the Berkeley Campus from 1870 (Current Term Now Closed)
Randy Katz, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) CellMate: A Responsive and Accurate Vision-based Appliance Identification System (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Social Games for Sustainability in Transportation (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) High-performance Serverless Computing (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) RISEing emission (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Priya Moorjani, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) Leveraging present-day and ancient genomes to learn about human evolution (Full- no new appr needed)
(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) Modeling Geometrical Sculptures. (Closed for Spring 2020. -- see Project #3 instead.) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Assist in the Development of NOME : Add new geometry modules. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Computer Modeling of Free-form Shapes (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Combined Probabilistic and Greedy Search in the Context of Modular Assemblies. (In wrap-up mode. Closed for new applicants.) (Full- no new appr needed)
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)
Laura Waller, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
(1) computational imaging and microscopy (Full- no new appr needed)

Energy and Resources

David Anthoff, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Software for the economic evaluation of climate policy (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Data science software stack for julia (Full- no new appr needed)
Duncan Callaway, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Modular microgrid hardware development (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Wildfire and power grid risk modeling (Full- no new appr needed)
John Harte, Professor Energy and Resources
(1) Advancing and testing ecological theory (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Microclimate & conifer seedling establishment at multiple spatial scales (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Water Affordability in California's Human Right to Water (Current Term Now Closed)

English

Bryan Wagner, Professor English
(1) Research with Historical Records at Whitney Plantation (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) Xylella fastidiosa-Insect Vector Interactions (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Tim Bowles, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Understanding on-farm soil health (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Urban agroecology to build soil health and address food insecurity (Full- no new appr needed)
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)
Kathryn De Master, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Does the “food movement” include farmers and ranchers? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Surveying California Farmers on Food Safety and Environmental Conservation Practices (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Berkeley Cultural Cookbooks Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Conservation Crisis and Climate Change in a Northern California Agricultural Community (Full- no new appr needed)
Gordon Frankie, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Creating Native Bee Habitat in California Orchards (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) Chemical Recognition Cues in an Adaptive Radiation of Hawaiian Spiders (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Inferring diet preference in fanged frogs of Sulawesi using molecular gut content analysis (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Genomics of repeated evolution in Hawaiian spiders (Full- no new appr needed)
Alastair Iles, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Addressing Structural Inequality in U.S. Agricultural Higher Education: An Assessment of Pedagogical Practices and Food Systems Coursework at Land-grant Institutions (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Web Mapping Access to Farmland for Beginning Farmers in the California Central Coast: Front and back-end development. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Studying the Conservative Response to Environmentalism from the 1940s to the 1970s (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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Matthew Potts, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Natural Pathways for Carbon Removal in Forest Ecosystems (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Climate Impacts of the Global Refugee Crisis (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Using bioindicators to assess mercury contamination and transfer from small-scale gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Managing for Warmer Winters: Analyzing the effects of forest canopy age on snow retention (Current Term Now Closed)
Vincent Resh, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Water in California Landscape Paintings: Environmental Considerations (Current Term Now Closed)
George Roderick, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Insect and spider ecology or evolution (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Insect and spider invasions: US and China (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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Erica Rosenblum, Professor Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(1) Sex, parasites, and lizards (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Landscape genetics of Panamanian amphibian species (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)
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
(2) Global analysis of seasonal asynchrony and its relation to species diversification in the tropics (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Biodiversity of spiny lizards (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Phenotypic evolution in anoles and salamanders (Full- no new appr needed)

Essig Museum of Entomology

Peter Oboyski, Sr. Museum Scientist Essig Museum of Entomology
(1) Save our Bees (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Keiko Yamanaka, Lecturer Ethnic Studies
(1) Unskilled Immigration Policy and Immigrants’ Response in Japan and Korea (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)

Gender and Women's Studies

Paola Bacchetta, Professor Gender and Women's Studies
(1) Transnational Decolonial QTPOC Convergence (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) ASSEMBLAGE: THE DYKETACTICS! ARCHIVE (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)
Leslie Salzinger, Professor Gender and Women's Studies
(1) Essential Work and Reproductive Labor: Gender, race, class dynamics of the category (Full- no new appr needed)
Sarah Thornton Gender and Women's Studies
(1) Uplifting Sagas: The Top Half of Women’s Liberation (Current Term Now Closed)

Geography

John Chiang, Professor Geography
(1) Dynamical controls of extreme rainfall in the East Asian Meiyu season (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Understanding causes of Atlantic Intertropical Convergence Zone variability using regional energy budgets (Full- no new appr needed)
Gillian Hart, Professor Geography
(1) Resurgent Nationalisms and Populist Politics: South Africa, India, and the United States in a Global Frame (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Understanding physical processes and making environmental predictions using Deep Learning (Full- no new appr needed)
Robert Rhew, Professor Geography
(1) Soils and atmospheric chemistry (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Air quality measurements using laser based instrument (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Mapping air toxics (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Climate change in the eastern Sierra (Full- no new appr needed)
Brandi Summers Geography
(1) Woke Aesthetics and the Black Geographic Imagination (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Black Googie: Race & Representation in Architecture (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

Leslie Freund, Collections Manager Hearst Museum of Anthropology
(1) Collections Apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) North American Collections Apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Zooarchaeological Resources Survey (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Zooarchaeological Assemblages Preliminary Analysis (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Marketing and Design Apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Registration Apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)

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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) NLP and online communities (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Developing BookNLP for English, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, and German (Current Term Now Closed)
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 to measure the social and economic effects of COVID-19 in Afghanistan (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)
Zachary Pardos, Professor Information, School of
(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) Policy Briefs on Criminal Justice, Education, and Employment (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Toward a Refuge of Difference: Assessing the Opportunities and Challenges of Radically Inclusive Community Organizations (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Sociology Undergraduate Research Teams (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Statistical analysis of demographic data (Current Term Now Closed)
Keiko Yamanaka, Lecturer Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(1) Unskilled Immigration Policy and Immigrants’ Response in Japan and Korea (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)

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 and sunbirds (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 (Full- no new appr needed)
George A. Brooks, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Aging Research, Project 1: Center for Research and Education on Aging (CREA) Research Projects (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Exercise Metabolism, Project 2: Stable Isotopes in the Study of Metabolism (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Exercise Metabolism, Project 3: Regulation of Muscle Cell Membrane Lactate Transporter Protein Expression (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Project 4: Metabolic Adaptions following Traumatic Brain Injury (Full- no new appr needed)
Roy Caldwell, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Behavior of Stomatopod Crustaceans (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The development and early behavior of octopuses. (Current Term Now Closed)
Todd Dawson 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? (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Leslea Hlusko, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Adaptive radiations in turtle skulls (Full- no new appr needed)
Mimi Koehl, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Biomechanics of how organisms interact with their physical environments: How turbulent water flow and waves in the ocean affect marine organisms, how protozoan predators and prey swim and interact, and more... (Full- no new appr needed)
Britt Koskella, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The costs and benefits of using phage cocktails to treat a bacterial plant pathogen (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Presentation of Scientific Findings (Current Term Now Closed)
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)
Rasmus Nielsen, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Frogs and fungus on the top of the world! (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Phenology of Stream Food Webs for Juvenile Salmonids in Northern California (Current Term Now Closed)
Carl Rothfels, Professor Integrative Biology
(3) Text analysis -- Extract Flora (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Shapira, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) The contribution of environmentally-acquired microbes to host fitness (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Characterization of host genes shaping gut microbiota structure and function (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Age-dependent changes in gut microbiota composition and their significance for host aging (Full- no new appr needed)
Ellen Simms, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Global biogeography of Rhizobium bacteria (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Jose Pablo Vazquez-Medina, Professor Integrative Biology
(1) Role of lung peroxiredoxin 6 in ferroptosis (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Stable expression of exogenous genes in cells isolated from seals (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 Cecidomyiidae midges (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Olfactory evolution in herbivorous insects (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Development of the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technique in a Drosophila that attacks plants (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) The role of gut bacteria in the evolution of herbivory (Full- no new appr needed)
Ahmet Yildiz Integrative Biology
(1) The mechanosensing properties of axonemal dynein (Current Term Now Closed)

International and Area Studies

Khalid Kadir, Lecturer International and Area Studies
(1) Exploring Regenerative Agriculture in Rwanda (Current Term Now Closed)
Clare Talwalker, Lecturer International and Area Studies
(1) Community-Based Economics (Current Term Now Closed)

ISSI

Robin Marsh, Senior Researcher ISSI
(1) Models of sustainable farming and adaptive responses to a global pandemic in different geographical contexts: California, Norway and China (Current Term Now Closed)

Journalism

Elena Conis, Professor Journalism
(1) Pesticides and Public Understanding of Science (Full- no new appr needed)

Jurisprudence and Social Policy

Calvin Morrill, Professor Jurisprudence and Social Policy
(1) Politics of Personhood: A Multi-Method Examination of Perinatal Protective Policies (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Regulating the Family: The Evolution of Child Welfare in the United States (Current Term Now Closed)

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Anna Livia Brand, Professor Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
(1) Cacophonous Geographies: The Symbolic and Material Landscapes of Race (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Claiborne on the Verge: The Black Mecca in 21st Century America (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Remote sensing of riparian meadow plant phenology and groundwater availability across hydrogeomorphic process zones (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Living Creek Corridors for Contra Costa County: Interactive, Online Mapping of “Fifty-Year Plan” Opportunities in Walnut Creek (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Life-Cycle Assessment of Concrete in Structures, SF Bay (Current Term Now Closed)

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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and the Detroit Industry Murals (Full- no new appr needed)

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)

Law

Kathryn Abrams, Professor Law
(1) The Mobilization of Undocumented Immigrants in Phoenix, Arizona (Check back for status)
Abhay Aneja Law
(1) Impact of Political Power on Economic Outcomes (Check back for status)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Lauren Edelman, Professor Law
(2) Gender Equity in the Legal Profession: COVID and Work from Home Policies (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Gender Equity in the Legal Profession: A Statistical Analysis of Advancement Prospects by Gender (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Victoria Plaut, Professor Law
(1) Dominance, Diversity & Discrimination (Current Term Now Closed)
(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) (Current Term Now Closed)

Legal Studies

James Rule, Lecturer Legal Studies
(1) Research and graphics for book Taking Privacy Seriously (Full- no new appr needed)
Jonathan Simon, Professor Legal Studies
(1) The Murder of Charles Jason Toll - Legal Nonfiction Writing & Research Apprenticeship (Full- no new appr needed)

Linguistics

Ronelle Alexander, Professor Linguistics
(1) Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition (Current Term Now Closed)
Peter Jenks, Professor Linguistics
(1) Moro grammar and dictionary editing (Current Term Now Closed)
Lev Michael, Professor Linguistics
(1) Arawakan Comparative Linguistics: Phylogenetics and Reconstruction (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Phonetics of Iquito Tone and Prosody (Full- no new appr needed)
Eve Sweetser, Professor Linguistics
(1) Co-speech gestures accompanying use of conditionals and modals (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Integrated metaphor description project - metaphors for cancer and cancer treatment. (Full- no new appr needed)

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 (Remote Apprenticeship Fall 2020) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Invisible in Plain Sight: Islamic Art in Jewish Museum Collections | The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (Remote Apprenticeship Fall 2020) (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) A Diaspora of Postcards: Documenting the Postcard Collection of The Magnes (Remote Apprenticeship Fall 2020) (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Vanished no more: Giant of photography Roman Vishniac at The Magnes (Remote Apprenticeship Fall 2020) (Current Term Now Closed)

Mechanical Engineering

Alice Agogino, Professor Mechanical Engineering
(1) Squishy Robotics: Rapidly Deployable Mobile Sensing Robots for Disaster Rescue, Remote Monitoring and Space Exploration (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 & Privacy in VR Systems, (3) Human-Centered Design and Cybersecurity (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Cable-Driven Robotic Arm using a BLDC Motor with Field Oriented Control (FOC) Technique (Current Term Now Closed)
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) Autonomous Driving in Parking Lot: Dataset Processing and Intelligent Modelling (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)

Medicine (Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine)

Nathan Lo Medicine (Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine)
(1) Modeling public health policy in infectious diseases (Current Term Now Closed)

Molecular and Cell Biology

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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Biological Sciences - Breakthroughs Research Assistant (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) A screen for genes that control shape change in the embryo (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Determining the possible functions of sleep in the jellyfish Cassiopea (Full- no new appr needed)
John Kuriyan, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(4) Investigating DNA sliding clamp structural ensembles using simulation (Current Term Now Closed)
Craig Miller, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Genetic analysis of head skeletal evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Developmental biology of tooth regeneration (Current Term Now Closed)
Eva Nogales, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Computational analysis of human cryo-electron tomography cellular structures (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Investigating the structural underpinnings of epigenetics by cryo-EM (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 (Check back for status)
(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. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Neural circuits mediating feeding enhancement by odors in Drosophila melanogaster (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Behavioral mechanisms underlying host specialization in specialist herbivorous flies. (Full- no new appr needed)
Kristin Scott, Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Tracing of Drosophila Gustatory Receptor Neurons in a Whole Brain Electron Microscopy Dataset (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Identification of neurons involved in feeding (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)
Denis Titov, Assistant Adjunct Professor Molecular and Cell Biology
(1) Development and application of genetically encoded tools for manipulation of metabolism in live cells (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Investigation of the mechanism of lifespan extension by calorie restriction using nematode C. elegans (Full- no new appr needed)

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. (Full- no new appr needed)

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Rauri Bowie, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Adaptation and evolution of hummingbirds and sunbirds (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 (Check back for status)
Carla Cicero, Staff Curator Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Advanced Preparation Techniques at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Geographic Variation in Birds of Western North America (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Communication & Outreach apprenticeship (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Archival Apprentice at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (Full- no new appr needed)
Jimmy McGuire, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) Reconstructing the evolutionary history of scincid lizards on Sulawesi (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)
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)
David Wake, Professor Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(1) AmphibiaWeb: Cataloging amphibian species, traits, and taxonomy for conservation biology (Full- no new appr needed)

Music

Carla Shapreau, Lecturer Music
(1) Music and Nazi-Era Material Culture Losses (Full- no new appr needed)

Neurological Surgery

Christopher Ames Neurological Surgery
(1) Patient Outcomes from Spine Surgery (Current Term Now Closed)

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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Multi-modal large-scale patient data analysis via interpretable statistical and machine learning tools (Current Term Now Closed)

New Media, Center for

Yehuda Kalay, Professor New Media, Center for
(1) Making Hospitals "Smart" (Current Term Now Closed)

Nuclear Engineering

Bethany Goldblum, Research Engineer Nuclear Engineering
(1) Neutrons for National Security Applications (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Nuclear Data for Applications (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Data Analytics for Wireless Sensor Networks (Full- no new appr needed)

Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology

Sona Kang, Professor Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
(1) The role of Dnmt3a in skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity and exercise performance (Current Term Now Closed)
Janet King, Professor Emeritus Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology

150 Years of Women at Berkeley (more info)

(1) Women in Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology (Full- no new appr needed)
Susana Matias, Cooperative Extension Specialist Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
(1) Hospital practices and breastfeeding outcomes (Full- no new appr needed)

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 (Check back for status)
(2) Studying the mechanisms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in the cornea (Check back for status)
(3) Analysis of corneal nerves and immune responses during contact lens wear (Check back for status)
(4) Ly6G+ Cells Dependent Corneal Immune Response in Contact Lens wear Mice Cornea (Check back for status)
Xiaohua Gong, Professor Optometry
(1) Molecular genetics and cellular biology of eye development and disease (Full- no new appr needed)
Karsten Gronert, Professor Optometry
(1) Role of protective lipid mediators in privileged inflammatory/reparative response of the eye. (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) Programmer needed for visual depth perception and attentional resources project (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Programmer needed for pose-estimation project using DeepLabCut (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Recovery of 3D-depth perception for patients with degraded vision (amblyopia) (Full- no new appr needed)
Nancy McNamara, Professor Optometry
(1) The Pathogenesis of Dry Eye in Patients with Autoimmune Disease (Full- no new appr needed)
William Taylor, Professor Optometry
(1) Mechanisms of Neural Dysfunction During Progression of Inherited Retinal Degeneration (Full- no new appr needed)
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. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Why and how do eyes become myopic or short-sighted? (Full- no new appr needed)
(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. (Full- no new appr needed)

Oral History Center of UC Berkeley

Paul Burnett, Staff Researcher Oral History Center of UC Berkeley
(1) Building Communities: Environment, Economy, and Equity a subset of the Oral History in the K-16 Classroom Project (Current Term Now Closed)
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)
Shanna Farrell Oral History Center of UC Berkeley
(1) Oral History Project on 150 Years of Women at Berkeley (Current Term Now Closed)
David Dunham, Project Manager Oral History Center of UC Berkeley
(1) Oral History Center Primary Source Metadata Project (Current Term Now Closed)

Oral History Center

Amanda Tewes, Oral Historian Oral History Center
(1) Oral History Projects on Oral History Performance/Theater (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Oral History Projects on Conservation and Land Use Interviews (Current Term Now Closed)

Physics

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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Developing new computing algorithms to find charged particles. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Charm production measurements (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Explainable charm tagging for Higgs boson physics (Current Term Now Closed)
Hartmut Haeffner, Professor Physics
(1) Towards Quantum Information Processing with Trapped Electrons (Current Term Now Closed)
Na Ji, Professor Physics
(1) Imaging hippocampal memory replay with animals navigating in virtual reality (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Discover how sensory learning alters visual perception through mouse training and imaging neurons in the visual cortex. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Develop computational methods for video analysis of animal behavior and brain activity during a sensory learning task. (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Developing computational methods for imaging hippocampal memory with behaving animals in virtual reality (Full- no new appr needed)
Adrian Lee, Professor Physics
(1) Research in Cosmology Instrumentation (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Research in Cosmic Microwave Background at LBNL (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Instrumentation Development for next generation Cosmic Microwave Background experiment at LBNL (Full- no new appr needed)
Kam-Biu Luk, Professor Physics
(1) Neutrino Physics (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) A laser phase plate for phase contrast electron microscopy (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Development of a Control System for Testing Cryogenic Dark Matter Search Detectors (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Development of a Data Acquisition Software for Testing Cryogenic Dark Matter Search Detectors (Full- no new appr needed)
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) 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) Experimental and numerical analysis of detector structures for the ATLAS Experiment (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Creating a picture of the Higgs Boson (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Graph Neural Network based Top Quark Reconstruction (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 (Full- no new appr needed)

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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Exploring the function of a novel plant nuclear membrane protein (Current Term Now Closed)
Sarah Hake, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Developmental Processes In Plants (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) CRISPR transgenics in a model grass species (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Programming/engineering tools to understand plant-pathogen interactions (Current Term Now Closed)
Kathleen Ryan Plant and Microbial Biology
(1) Exploring the Activation of a Bacterial Toxin-Antitoxin System which Protects against Oxidative Stress (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Generating a Fluorescent Reporter for Single-Cell Measurements of Toxin Activation in Caulobacter crescentus (Current Term Now Closed)
Renee Sung, Professor Plant and Microbial Biology

150 Years of Women at Berkeley (more info)

(1) History of Asian American women on the UC Berkeley campus (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 (Current Term Now Closed)

Political Science

Vinod Aggarwal, Professor Political Science
(1) Superpower competition; middle powers in a world of superpowers (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 Global Cryptocurrency Regulation (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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Ryan Brutger, Professor Political Science
(1) Promises, Proposals, and Public Support in International Negotiations (Current Term Now Closed)
Pradeep Chhibber, Professor Political Science
(1) Studying the Rise of Right in India (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Can Technology reduce Poverty? Maybe. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) The politics of urban encroachment: government responsiveness to complaints in Mumbai (Full- no new appr needed)
David Collier, Professor Political Science
(1) Critical Junctures and Historical Legacies (Full- no new appr needed)
Thad Dunning, Professor Political Science
(1) The destruction of historical archives and the consequences for inference in social science research (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Paving the way for the rise of outsiders: candidate and voter behavior in the era of political disillusionment? (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Understanding the link between self-help groups and women's political participation in Bihar (Current Term Now Closed)
Ron Hassner, Professor Political Science
(1) The Rise and Fall of the State Department: Foreign Policy Expertise and Crisis Response (Full- no new appr needed)
Gabriel Lenz, Professor Political Science
(1) Origins of High Rates of Police Homicides and Civilian Homicides in US Cities (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) (Current Term Now Closed)
Michaela Mattes, Professor Political Science
(1) Program on Security Institutions and Violent Instability (Military) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Peace Deals as Counterinsurgency: Explaining Variation in Military Power- Sharing (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Apologies in International Politics (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) Gendered Networks in the 116th Congress (Current Term Now Closed)
Steven Vogel, Professor Political Science
(1) Global Order Framework Project and Market Governance in the United States and Japan. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Berkeley Network for a New Political Economy (Current Term Now Closed)
Jason Wittenberg, Professor Political Science
(1) Local Politics in the Russian Borderlands: Using Digital Tools to Unearth Historical Data (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. (Full- no new appr needed)

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) The neurocognitive development of reasoning and memory: a simultaneous eyetracking and fMRI investigation. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Reasoning and memory (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Neurocognitive development of precision and variability in visual working memory (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Schooling effects on executive function and reasoning development in children (Full- no new appr needed)
Joseph Campos, Professor Psychology
(1) Motor Activities and Psychological Development (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Infant Responding to Discrete Emotions (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Infant walking and psychological development (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Functional consequences of emotional expressions (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
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) Cognitive Development and Exploration (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Development of Reasoning about Unstable Causal Relationships (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Cognitive Precursors to Scientific Reasoning in Young Children (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Preschoolers' Competence with Functional Metaphors (Current Term Now Closed)
Allison Harvey, Professor Psychology
(1) Depression Treatment Study, Parent-Teen Sleep Improvement Study, Community Implementation Study, and Older Adult Sleep Improvement Study (Full- no new appr needed)
Richard Ivry, Professor Psychology
(1) Sensorimotor coordination in healthy and neurologically impaired humans (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Novel technologies for online studies of cognition in people with degenerative neurological disorders. (Full- no new appr needed)
(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) (Check back for status)
(2) The World of Bias in Decision Making (Check back for status)
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) (Current Term Now Closed)
(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) Automatic Recognition of Animal Calls (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Perception of Communication Calls in the Zebra Finch (Full- no new appr needed)
David Whitney, Professor Psychology
(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)

Public Health

Colette (Coco) Auerswald, Professor Public Health
(1) The impact of COVID-19 on youth experiencing homelessness: A community-based youth-led survey (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Evaluation of housing as a structural intervention for homeless youth (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Using data science to understand the heterogeneity of SARS-COV-2 transmission and COVID-19 clinical presentation in Mexico (Current Term Now Closed)
Timothy Brown Public Health
(1) Website to provide real-time results for clinicians using the FUTUREPAIN chronic pain prediction instrument (Full- no new appr needed)
Gertrude C. Buehring, Professor Public Health
(1) Investigation of a possible viral etiology of breast cancer (Current Term Now Closed)
Julianna Deardorff, Professor Public Health
(1) Child Marriage and Youth Empowerment: High School Outreach Series for ‘20-’21 Academic Year (Full- no new appr needed)
Binh Diep, Professor Public Health
(1) Novel Immunotherapies for Treatment of Invasive Staphylococcal Infections (Current Term Now Closed)
William Dow Public Health
(1) Caribbean American Dementia and Aging Study (CADAS) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Studying Social and Health Inequality with Data Science (Current Term Now Closed)
Lia Fernald, Professor Public Health
(1) Grandparents, Fathers, and Child Development in Four Developing Countries (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Coding Videos in Spanish on Mother, Father, and Grandparent Involvement with Children (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Common Application Software (CAS) India (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Child Development in Bangladesh (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Health Insurance Investment Hazard (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Estimating the Impacts of Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions (Current Term Now Closed)
Rohini Haar, Visiting Professor Public Health
(1) Documenting Torture and Abuse among Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Attacks on Health in Colombia: What are the health impacts? (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Ethics in Humanitarian Health Research (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Sudan: Documenting Human Rights Violations (Full- no new appr needed)
Eva Harris, Professor Public Health
(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)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Fenyong Liu, Professor Public Health
(1) Studies of Nucleic Acid-based Agents for Inhibition of Viral Replication (Current Term Now Closed)
Courtney Lyles Public Health
(1) Ethical and Design Considerations in Digital Health Apps (Current Term Now Closed)
Kristine Madsen, Professor Public Health
(1) Targeted approaches to reduce obesity and improve population health: policy, community, and economic driven solutions (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) School Nutrition and Waste in SFUSD (Full- no new appr needed)
Amani Allen, Professor Public Health
(1) How do White and African American Women Experience Racial Discrimination: A Qualitative Inquiry (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) The Use of Race and Socioeconomic Position as Variables in Public Health an Epidemiologic Research: A Systematic Review (Full- no new appr needed)
Emily Ozer, Professor Public Health
(1) Youth Voice and Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) YPAR (Youth Participatory Action Research) Systematic Literature Review (Full- no new appr needed)
Maya Petersen Public Health
(1) Local Epidemic Modeling for Management and Action (LEMMA) (Check back for status)
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
(1) COST-BASED PRICING FOR INNOVATIVE PHARMACEUTICALS (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) TRACKING INVESTMENTS IN COVID-RELATED TESTS, TREATMENTS, AND VACCINES (Full- no new appr needed)
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 gene for the urinary adhesin factor A (uafA)in Staphylococcus saprophyticus. (Full- no new appr needed)
Charlotte Smith, Lecturer Public Health
(1) UV Disinfection of Bottled Water in Mexico. (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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)

Public Policy

Sarah Anzia, Professor Public Policy
(1) Zoning and housing costs in U.S. cities (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Municipal Civil Service Laws in the United States (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Representation in American Bureaucracy: Legislative Archival Analyst (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Local politics and local elections in the United States (Current Term Now Closed)
Elizabeth Linos, Professor Public Policy
(1) Diversity, Decision-Making and Motivation at Work (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Improving public services for the poor (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) The Impact of Childhood Diet and Exercise Policy on Socio-Economic Health Disparities (Full- no new appr needed)
Meredith Sadin Public Policy
(1) The People Lab: Criminal Justice Focus (Current Term Now Closed)

Rhetoric

Marianne Constable, Professor Rhetoric
(1) Legal Rhetoric and Legal History: Several Short Projects (Current Term Now Closed)
Winnie Wong, Professor Rhetoric
(1) Chinese Visual Culture for the West (1700-1850) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Hong Kong Art and Visual Culture (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Translation and Local History of Guangzhou (Current Term Now Closed)

S/CET

Waqas Khalid, Associate Scientist S/CET
(1) Nanotechnology Unleashed! (Current Term Now Closed)

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Ronelle Alexander, Professor Slavic Languages and Literatures
(1) Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition (Current Term Now Closed)

Social Welfare

Adrian Aguilera, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Improving diabetes and depression self-management via adaptive mobile messaging (DIAMANTE study) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Understanding Vulnerable Patients Perspectives on Data Privacy as It Pertains to mHealth Interventions (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) StayWell: A Text Messaging Study to Improve Mood and Help with Social Distancing (Full- no new appr needed)
Jill Berrick, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Berkeley Hope Scholars Research Team (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) College support programs for former foster youth: Impacts, experiences, and needs (Full- no new appr needed)
Jeff Edleson, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Therapy, counseling and advocacy using apps and chatbots (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) From warm handoff to comprehensive care: Studying a digital domestic violence referral system in emergency departments (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Digital safety and sexual violence prevention (Full- no new appr needed)
Anu Gomez, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Birth Control Access in Pharmacies Project (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) 'Am I A Student Or Am I A Worker?' Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy for Academic Student-Employees (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Preventing Preterm Birth Among Women of Color Project (Current Term Now Closed)
Valerie Shapiro Social Welfare
(1) Self-Love in the Context of Alcohol and Other Drug Recovery on Instagram (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Helping Educators Use Research Evidence to Promote Student Wellbeing (Current Term Now Closed)
Jennifer Skeem, Professor Social Welfare
(1) Digital Communicator (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Reducing institutional violence (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 (Check back for status)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Heather Haveman, Professor Sociology
(1) Tech Has a Gender Problem (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) I Regret To Inform You That Your Private Information Has Been Compromised (Extended deadline)
(3) Web-Crawling for All: Toward a Universal, Accessible Framework for Collecting Digital Data (Check back for status)
(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 in American State Formation (Current Term Now Closed)
Kristin Luker, Professor Sociology
(1) The History of Contraception and Abortion in the United States (Full- no new appr needed)
G. Cristina Mora, Professor Sociology
(1) Race and Trust in the Age of Government Cynicism (Current Term Now Closed)
Leslie Salzinger, Professor Sociology
(1) Essential Work and Reproductive Labor: Gender, race, class dynamics of the category (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? (Current Term Now Closed)
(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) 'Wave particle interactions in shocked space plasmas' (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) 'Magneto-hydrodynamic waves through in the inner-heliosphere' (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) 'Current and Flow Morphologies in Earth's Magnetotail' (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) 'Flow tracing through the auroral acceleration region' (Full- no new appr needed)
Thomas Immel, Research Physicist Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) Analysis of NASA ICON data from Earth orbit. (Full- no new appr needed)
Oswald Siegmund, Research Physicist Space Sciences Laboratory
(1)  Photon Counting Detector Technology (Full- no new appr needed)
John Tomsick, Research Physicist Space Sciences Laboratory
(1) X-ray observations of accreting compact objects (Full- no new appr needed)

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)

Statistics

Haiyan Huang, Professor Statistics
(1) Deep Multi-Task Learning in Heterogenous Biological Condition Data (Full- no new appr needed)

The American Cultures Center

Victoria Robinson The American Cultures Center
(1) American Cultures 30th Anniversary Exhibit (Current Term Now Closed)

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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(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. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Using Deep Neural Networks to identify parameters in neuronal models (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Accelerating neuronal simulation on using GPUs (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Simulating variants of Neurodevelopmental diseases (Current Term Now Closed)
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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Dean Chou, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-Spine Clinical Remote Research Assistant (Full- no new appr needed)
Aaron Fields, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Cartilage permeability and disc degeneration (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (Current Term Now Closed)
(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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Roland Henry, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Deep Learning in Medicine: Monitoring Disability Progression in Multiple Sclerosis Using Fitbit Data (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Monitoring Multiple Sclerosis using Deep Learning (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Building distributed real time MRI processing tools to analyze the pathology of multiple sclerosis from terabytes of MRI data (Full- no new appr needed)
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 (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 (Full- no new appr needed)
Praveen Mummaneni, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-spine department clinical research assistant (Full- no new appr needed)
Youngho Seo, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) Big Data in Radiology Research (natural language processing of radiology reports, computer vision in cardio-thoracic imaging, quality improvement data science projects in radiology): fully remote research (Full- no new appr needed)
Lee Tan, Professor UC San Francisco
(1) UCSF Neuro-Spine Clinical Research Assistant (Full- no new appr needed)
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) Biogeography of Australian and 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 (Full- no new appr needed)