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  Thanks to the support of the PUF, a remarkable transatlantic collaboration in nanoelectronics between New York University, University of California at San Diego, Université Paris-Sud and Université de Lorraine, culminated with the launch of an International Associated Laboratory (LIA).

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  Under the auspices of PUF, faculty and students from two world-class institutions dedicated to advancing knowledge of the seas throughout the globe joined forces to tackle issues at the intersection of Physics and Biology.

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PUF Laureate Professor Patrice Simon Earns CNRS Silver Medal for Revolutionary Improvements to Capacitive Electrical Energy Storage

After many years of cutting-edge research – two of which were funded by a PUF grant – a principal researcher on the “MXenes” PUF project, Professor Patrice Simon, has been selected to receive a 2015 Silver Medal from CNRS

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Graphene May Shape the Future of High Frequency Electronics

Graphene, a one-atom-thick carbon sheet, is creating much excitement in the scientific community because of its exceptional properties and countless potential applications.

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Qui suis-je?
French Philosophy in the 20th Century

In 1637, Descartes declared “je pense donc je suis.” Today, The Partner University Fund delves into the modern iterations of French and American philosophical thought with the French Philosophy in the 20th Century project.

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Columbia University and UniversitE Paris I
Take a Fresh Look at African Studies

The PUF Joint African Studies Program (JASP) is a novel collaboration between Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Columbia University that has united 170 French and 85 American professors and students to explore a cross-disciplinary approach to African studies.

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PUF Takes On Aerospace

The fields of aerospace and fluid mechanics are a natural pair with unlimited potential. While aerospace addresses aviation and space flight, fluid mechanics describes the macroscopic motion of fluids according to the fundamental laws of classical physics and thermodynamics.

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Interdisciplinary Research and Training Collaboration on Bioelectronics

This PUF project investigated the fascinating intersection of biology and electronics.

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An Interview with Oasis Major Project Researchers

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This PUF partnership studied exactly how emotional ups and downs can affect the processing and storage of experiences as memory.

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An International Lab Grows from a Partnership: The MOMA PUF Project

The MOMA (Modeling integrated nano structured energetic Materials) PUF project has led to significant discoveries relating to the modelling of energetic materials.

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French-American Collaboration Targets Cancer with Nanoparticles

The One and Two-Photon Nanovalves PUF project investigates nanoparticles that deliver anticancer drugs to cancerous cells and has led to the development of a revolutionary cancer-fighting technique.

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Conference on "Oasis Major," a PUF Project

American and French teams involved in the “Oasis major” project will present a two-day conference, “Oasis Magna: Kharga and Dakhla Oases in Antiquity,” at New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, on September 19 and 20, 2014.

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France Honors ProfESSOR James E. Rothman, a 2011 PUF Laureate, with the Legion of Honor

On April 4, 2014, the rank of officer of the Legion of Honor was conferred by Ambassador François Delattre on Yale University’s Professor James E. Rothman, an exceptional scientist whose research work focuses on the essential biochemical communication inside the body.

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  MXenes Presents Revolutionary Improvements to Lithium Batterie

PUF partnership professors Yury Gogotsi and Patrice Simon are pioneering alternative, renewable energy sources that aim to improve certain aspects of lithium batteries, the most widely used electrical energy storage devices.

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James Rothman, Fergus F. Wallace Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Chair of the Department of Cell Biology at Yale University, was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for his discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells.

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