FACE Foundation

Supporting French-American Cultural Exchange in Education and the Arts

Thomas Jefferson Fund

Previous Projects

Selected Projects 2018

PARTNERSHIP: North Carolina State University and Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux (CNRS-Université de Bordeaux)
PROJECT: A Microfluidic Approach for Material- and Time-Efficient Screening of Carbon Dioxide Physical/Chemical Absorbents

PARTNERSHIP: University of Michigan, Dearborn and UMR Acteurs, ressources et territoires dans le développement (CIRAD-CNRS-Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3-Université Montpellier 1)
PROJECT: When Cities won’t Grow: The policy implications of post-growth urbanization

PARTNERSHIP: University of California, Berkeley and UMR Biodiversité, Gènes et Communautés (INRA-Université de Bordeaux)
PROJECT: Elucidating how trees resist hydraulic failure under extreme drought to predict the vulnerability of forests to climate change

PARTNERSHIP: Oregon State University and Ecologie et santé des plantes (Agrocampus Ouest)
PROJECT: Mathematical epidemiology of viruses coinfecting plants: Modeling, Analysis and Optimal Control Strategies

PARTNERSHIP: University of Florida and INRA
PROJECT: Assessing the impact of biological aerosols on rainfall: effects of land cover diversity and landscape properties

PARTNERSHIP: University of Wisconsin, Madison and UMR Archéologies et Sciences de l’Antiquité (CNRS-Université Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne-Université Paris Nanterre)
PROJECT: An archaeological and paleoenvironmental study of urban and agrarian sustainability in the Basin of Mexico

PARTNERSHIP: Columbia University and Institut des Géosciences de l’Environnement (CNRS-INP-IRD-Université Grenoble Alpes)
PROJECT: Ice shelf-ocean interactions in Antarctica, enhancing French-US collaboration to reduce uncertainty in global sea level rise predictions

PARTNERSHIP: University of Chicago and Laboratoire de Microbiologie des Environnements Extrêmes (Université de Bretagne Occidentale)
PROJECT: Towards a genomic and ecological atlas of the marine microbes of the Southern Ocean

PARTNERSHIP: Rollins College and Laboratoire Génie des Procédés (Centrale-Supélec et Matériaux)
PROJECT: Electron-driven reactivity of NOx molecules by electron impact: the NO2/N2O prototype for control and reduction of atmospheric pollution

PARTNERSHIP: University of California, Irvine and Université de Bordeaux Montaigne
PROJECT: Obscene Means: The Politics of Obscenity in The Early Modern and Postmodern Mediaspheres

PARTNERSHIP: Boston University and UMR AGroécologie, Innovations et TeRritoires (INRA-INP-ENSAT)
PROJECT: Enabling the adoption of agroecological integrated crop-livestock systems

PARTNERSHIP: Case Western Reserve University and Centre de Recherche Anthropologie historique du long Moyen Âge (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales)
PROJECT: Abstraction before the Age of Abstract Arts

PARTNERSHIP: University of Massachusetts, Amherst and IRSTEA
PROJECT: US-French collaboration to improve river discharge estimation accuracy, robustness, and efficiency

PARTNERSHIP: Florida State University and Groupe d’Analyse et de Théorie Economique Lyon St-Etienne (CNRS-Université Lumière Lyon 2-Université Jean Monnet Saint Etienne-Université Lyon 1-ENS Lyon)
PROJECT: An economic analysis of dishonesty and ethical behavior in organizations

PARTNERSHIP: Purdue University and Laboratoire de Psychologie Sociale : Menaces et Société (Université Paris Descartes)
PROJECT: Make our planet great again: A cross-national comparison of the influence of restorative vs. progressive change frames on concern for environmental sustainability

PARTNERSHIP: Smith College and UMR SADAPT (INRA-AgroParisTech)
PROJECT: Livestock Production, Environmental Change, and Climate Adaptation in the Global South: Comparative Interdisciplinary Research in Mountain Rangelands of Chile and Lesotho

PARTNERSHIP: New York University and Laboratoire d’Analyse et d’Architecture des Systèmes (CNRS-Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées)
PROJECT: Study of mechano-chemical coupling during cancer progression

PARTNERSHIP: National Institute of Standards and Technology and Laboratoire d’innovation pour les technologies des énergies nouvelles et les nanomatériaux (CEA)
PROJECT: Probing operando water distribution in new generation of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell components with simultaneous X-ray and neutron tomography

PARTNERSHIP: University of North Carolina and Centre de Recherche Epidémiologie et Statistique (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique)
PROJECT: Iron supplementation for pregnant women and children in Benin, sub-Saharan Africa: formative research to identify best practices

PARTNERSHIP: University of Delaware and UMR Amélioration Génétique et Adaptation des Plantes Méditerranéennes et Tropicales (CIRAD-INRA-SupAgro)
PROJECT: Engineering aerial roots for plant stability

PARTNERSHIP: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and CITI Laboratory (INRIA-INSA Lyon-Université de Lyon)
PROJECT: Energy-self-sufficient Mission Critical Communication Systems

PARTNERSHIP: Colorado School of Mines and Laboratoire de Mécanique, Modélisation & Procédés Propres (CNRS-Aix Marseille Université-Centrale Marseille)
PROJECT: Numerical and theoretical models for optimal mixing in membrane desalination systems

PARTNERSHIP: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and IMT Atlantique
PROJECT: Reliable Artificial Intelligence on Energy-Efficient Hardware

PARTNERSHIP: Ball State University and UR Animal et Fonctionalités des Produits Animaux (INRA-Université de Lorraine)
PROJECT: CLIMATEFISH, Effects of CLIMATE change on the early life stages of FISH species: an intercontinental comparison

PARTNERSHIP: University of Vermont and Laboratoire Modélisation, Information et Systèmes (Université de Picardie Jules Verne)
PROJECT: Effective constructions of genus 3 CM curves and applications to cryptography

PARTNERSHIP: University of Georgia and Laboratoire Dynamiques sociales et recomposition des espaces (CNRS-Université Paris Nanterre-Université Paris 8-Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne-Université Paris Diderot)
PROJECT: Investigating local and alternative food systems to sustain farms, farmers, and farmscapes in a changing climate

PARTNERSHIP: New Mexico State University and Institut Européen des Membranes (CNRS-Université de Montpellier-ENSCM)
PROJECT: Multifunctional self-sustaining solar photocatalytic membrane distillation for wastewater treatment and reuse

Selected Projects 2017

PARTNERSHIP: Northeastern University and Université de Technologie de Compiègne
SUBJECT: Cryogel-integrated biochips for ex-vivo hepatotoxicity and anti-cancer drug screening of 3D biomimetic liver microtissues

PARTNERSHIP: University of Pittsburgh and Institut Néel CNRS
SUBJECT: Hybrid Materials to Study Topological States of Matter

PARTNERSHIP: University of Washington and Institut de Physique de Nice
SUBJECT: Olfactory navigation using naturally fluctuating odor cues

PARTNERSHIP: Purdue University and Université de Picardie Jules Verne
SUBJECT: Mechanics-Chemistry Interactions in Energy Storage

PARTNERSHIP: Stevens Institute of Technology and Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Strasbourg
SUBJECT: Combining Satellite Measurements and Numerical Flood Prediction Models to Save Lives and Property from Flooding: The New York Metropolitan Area Test Bed

PARTNERSHIP: University of Nevada Las Vegas and École Française d’Électronique et d’Informatique
SUBJECT: Study of Advanced Mobility and Traffic Safety Technologies using a Virtual Reality and Motion-based Driving Simulation Environment

PARTNERSHIP: Stanford University and Université de Lorraine
SUBJECT: Legal Diffusion in the Late Medieval Church : Local Ecclesiastical Legislation in France and its Neighbors, 1215-1500

PARTNERSHIP: Duke University and Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3
SUBJECT: Challenges to Mass Democracy: social inequality and fragmentation in large-scale liberal democracies

PARTNERSHIP: University of Massachusetts Lowell and Université de Picardie Jules Verne
SUBJECT: What do French and American teachers know about the science of learning? A trans-continental collaboration


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