Affiliated Faculty

UC Berkeley
City & Regional Planning

Sustainable urbanism, environmental behaviors and governance, water and sanitation infrastructure, political economy of poverty reduction, social equity and participatory decision making, public participation GIS and spatial analysis.

UC Berkeley
Mechanical Engineering

Design theory and methods, intelligent learning systems, intelligent control and manufacturing, gender equity

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Artificial intelligence, robotics, biosystems and computational biology, graphics, human-computer interaction, security, new media

UC Berkeley
Haas School of Business

Innovation and design management, new product development, operations strategy, environmental supply chain management

UC Berkeley
School of Information

Data science, information economics, technology for developing regions

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Technology for developing regions, Internet and energy access, operating systems, databases

UC Berkeley
Economics

Labor economics, management of technology, status consumption and income distribution, US standards of living, Buddhist economics

UC Berkeley
School of Information

Digital connectivity and perception among marginalized populations, internet cafes, mobile adoption

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, robotics, graphics, security

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Waterborne infectious diseases, clinical trial design, epidemiology

UC Berkeley
Economics

Economic history, macroeconomics, economic growth, finance

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Obesity, malnutrition, international child health and development, immigrant health, inequalities and health disparities

UC Berkeley
Bioengineering

Imaging and biomedical instrumentation, low cost mobile diagnostics, in vitro reconstruction, mechanotransduction

UC Berkeley
Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
Environmental Energy Technologies Division, LBNL

Drinking water treatment, fuel-efficient and clean-burning cookstoves, energy efficient buildings, indoor air pollution

UC Berkeley
Director, Clausen Center for International Business and Policy
Haas School of Business

Health economics, public health, health care financing, economic development, industrial organization

UC Berkeley
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Director, CITRIS Data and Democracy Center

Robotics, art, social media, new media, automation

UC Berkeley
Architecture

Next-generation building systems, self-regulated facades, biologically inspired technologies, multifunctional materials

UC Berkeley
International and Area Studies Global Poverty and Practice

political economy, development, critical theory, urban studies

UC Berkeley
Bioengineering

Protein expression assessment tools, rapid biomarker detection for disease diagnosis, clinical and point-of-care diagnostics

UC Berkeley
International & Area Studies
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Global Poverty & Practice

Pathogen removal in natural water and wastewater treatment systems, water and sanitation in developing countries, role of experts in poverty action and development, engineering pedagogy for social justice

UC Berkeley
Energy and Resources Group
Goldman School of Public Policy

Renewable energy technologies and policy, energy access

UC Berkeley
Haas School of Business

Development economics, labor markets, health, cookstoves, clean water, workforce diversity, corporate social responsibility

UC Berkeley
Global Poverty & Practice

Racial justice and decolonization as key components of poverty alleviation, reparations, education, the arts, and social justice activism

UC Berkeley
Executive Director, Center for Effective Global Action

Global development, impact evaluation, policy analysis, research transparency, implementation science, global health

UC Berkeley
Agricultural and Resource Economics

Employment and underemployment in developing countries, labor markets, informal employment, labor market policy

UC Berkeley
Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

Socio-economics, international agriculture, rural development

UC Berkeley
Economics
Faculty Director, Center for Effective Global Action

African economic development, economic causes and consequences of violence; impact of ethnic divisions on local collective action; interactions between health, education, environment, productivity for the poor; climate and conflict; institution building

UC Berkeley
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Detection, removal, and inactivation of pathogens in water and sludge; water reuse; natural treatment systems; drinking water and sanitation in developing countries

UC Berkeley
Anthropology

Cultural anthropology, modernity, transnationalism, citizenship, global cities, migration, humanitarianism, science and technology, and East Asia

UC Berkeley
School of Information

Rural cellular connectivity; crowdsourcing; community information platforms for agriculture, health, education, microfinance, governance, etc.; human-centered design; social entrepreneurship

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering

Wireless system networks, green buildings, semiconductor manufacturing, medical imaging

UC Berkeley
Political Science

Comparative political economy, environmental and urban policy, regulation

UC Berkeley
College of Natural Resources

Forest management, biofuels, plantation agriculture, land use planning, land use policy, biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, tropical ecology, environmental economics

UC Berkeley
School of Education

Adult development, cognitive development, learner-centered education, policy analysis and evaluation, technology and schools

UC Berkeley
Energy and Resources Group
School of Information

Water and development; gender, water, and sanitation; technology and development

UC Berkeley
Sociology

Gender, inequality, emerging middle classes, South Asia, qualitative research methods, social movements

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Machine learning and data analysis applications in computational imaging, robotics, and personalized medicine.

UC Berkeley
Goldman School of Public Policy

Industrial policy, labor and employment, leadership and social change, macroeconomic policy, social and economic policy

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Epidemiology, AIDS, tuberculosis, emerging and re-emerging infections, vaccine preventable diseases

UC Berkeley
College of Natural Resources

Theory and practice of development economics, subsidy policies, agricultural economics, rural development, food policy

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Air pollution reduction, air quality monitoring in developing countries, health effects of air pollution

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Epidemiology and community health, social determinants of disease, community interventions

UC Berkeley
International & Area Studies
Global Poverty & Practice

Postcolonialism and the urban Indian public sphere, cultural anthropology, South Asian studies

UC Berkeley
Director, Institute for Business and Social Impact
Haas School of Business

Global economy, high technology competition, emerging market economies, US trade policy, social impact

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Maternal and child health, international health, resource allocation, markets for new interventions, improving health among poorest populations

UC Berkeley
Faculty Director, Energy Institute at Haas
Haas School of Business

Energy and environmental economics, electricity industry restructuring and rural electrification

UC Berkeley
Agriculture and Natural Resources

Economics of agriculture, interplay of environment, technology, and risk

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