2016 Grantees

2016 Peder Sather Grant Program Awards

BI Norwegian Business School (BI)

Economic Growth, Wealth Distribution, And Tax Policy
Norway: Professor Erling Steigum
UC Berkeley: Professor Alan Auerbach

Implementing A Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy; Perceived Drivers And Challenges In Two Distinct Innovation Systems: Norway And California. What Can We Learn From Each Other?
Norway: Professor Heidi Wiig Aslesen
UC Berkeley: Professor Alice Agogino

Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

 Temperature And Economic Choices
Norway: Professor Ingvild Almås
UC Berkeley: Professor Maximilian Auffhammer

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Assessing The Effectiveness Of Urban Design On Livability Perceptions In Real And Digital Environments
Norway: Professor Deni Ruggeri
UC Berkeley: Professor Peter Bosselmann

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Disentangling The Evolutionary Relationships In A Tropical Plant Species Complex: From Systematics To Character Evolution And Speciation
Norway: Professor Christophe Pelabon
UC Berkeley: Professor Bruce Baldwin

Minimizing The Chlorophyll Antennae Of Diatoms To Maximize Photosynthetic Efficiency And Productivity
Norway: Professor Atle Bones
UC Berkeley: Professor Anastasios Melis

On-the-Fly Force Field Optimization
Norway: Professor Sondre Schnell
UC Berkeley: Professor Jeffrey Neaton

The Argon Power Cycle: From Lab To Market. The 2nd Argon Power Cycle Workshop
Norway: Professor James R Dawson
UC Berkeley: Professor Jyh-Yuan Chen

Workshop On Uncertainty Quantification And Sensitivity Analysis For Cardiovascular Modeling
Norway: Professor Leif Rune Hellevik
UC Berkeley: Professor Shawn Shadden

University of Agder (UiA)

Governing World Politics: Dissecting The Role Of Global Governance Architectures
Norway: Professor Jarle Trondal
UC Berkeley: Professor Christopher Ansell

University of Bergen (UiB)

 Development Of Algorithms and Detectors For O(10 kHz) X-Ray Computed Tomography: Feasibility Study
Norway: Professor Bjorn Hjertaker
UC Berkeley: Professor Simo Makiharju

Developmental Pathways Of ADHD Symptoms
Norway: Professor Astri J Lundervold
UC Berkeley: Professor Stephen P. Hinshaw

Research To Practice: Implications Of Cross-National Child Welfare Research For Local Program Development
Norway: Professor Marit Skivenes
UC Berkeley: Professor Jill Berrick

River-City Connectivity: The Nile In Cairo
Norway: Professor Terje Tvedt
UC Berkeley: Professor G. Mathias Kondolf

The Bergen-Berkeley Research Program On Political Parties In The Developing World
Norway: Professor Lise Rakner
UC Berkeley: Professor Leonardo Arriola

University of Oslo (UiO)

 “The Dose Is The Demon” – Establishing The Role Of Ambient Versus Household Air Pollution For Population Exposure In Order To Support Cost-Effective And Equitable Air Pollution Policies
Norway: Professor Kristin Aunan
UC Berkeley: Professor Kirk R. Smith

Assessing The Impact Of Leadership Preparation In Two Distinct Testing And Accountability Policy Contexts
Norway: Professor Jorunn Møller
UC Berkeley: Professor Tina Trujillo

Bridging Simulation To Experiment In Stem Cell Based Cardiac Micro Physiological Systems
Norway: Professor Aslak Tveito
UC Berkeley: Professor Kevin Healy

Dissecting The Timing, Ecological Signature, And Environmental Context Of The Largest Biodiversification In Earth History
Norway: Professor Lee Hsiang Liow
UC Berkeley: Professor Seth Finnegan

Environmental Change And Ritualized Relationships With The Other-Than-Human World
Norway: Professor Jone Salomonsen
UC Berkeley: Professor Jonathan Sheehan