The deputy United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees approached Tino Cuéllar, director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, to form a collaboration between Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and the UNHCR that would explore ideas to better protect and support more than 42 million refugees, internally displaced and stateless people worldwide.
These early discussions led to a multidisciplinary partnership involving CISAC, students from across the Stanford campus and at the Hassno-Platner Institute of Desi
Investigation of the archaeological and human fossil evidence for modern human origins. Field and laboratory work in South Africa.
The goal of this research is to design and implement a state-of-the-art computing infrastructure framework for supporting computational services and data management for robust and cost-effective bridge monitoring systems.
Republic of Korea
Pathogenomic evaluation of host and parasite genetic characteristics in squamous cell cancer of the bladder in Northern and Western Africa (a collaboration with Prof. O. Hammam and the Bilharz Research Institute in Giza, Egypt).
A collaborative effort with Costa Rican researchers and community members to build a sustainable development strategy for the south-eastern region of the country.
Research on the relationship between evolution and conservation, including both the evolutionary emergence of biodiversity in Galapagos and its vulnerability, and the evolution of social institutions to regulate human behavior for conservation.
We work on such issues as the male-biased sex ratio and its consequences for Chinese demography, the social and demographic ramifications of the massive rural-to urban migration, and the rapid aging of China's population