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Grants as Principal Investigator, Endowments and Fund-Rasing

2018-King Salman Center for Local Governance (KSCLG), A grant to collaborate on symposia and projects related to comparative urban governance issues for the Center for Arab Societies and Environments Studies (CASES) at UC Berkeley. ($85,000)
2016-2018Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, A grant to establish the Kuwait Program for Contemporary Arab Culture and to initiate the Center for Arab Societies and Environments Studies (CASES) at UC Berkeley. ($1 million)
2014-2018U.S. Department of Education, Title VI Grant for activities for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($2.6 million)
2010-2014U.S. Department of Education, Title VI Grant for activities for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($2 million)
2007-2009Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C., grant for a conference on Cities and Fundamentalisms. (Jointly with Blair Ruble &MejganMassoumi ($30,000).
2006-2010U.S. Department of Education, Title VI Grant for activities for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($1.8 million)
2002-2005U.S. Department of Education, Title VI Grant for activities for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($1.5 million)
2002-2003Helen Diller Family Endowment for a program in Jewish Studies and Israeli Visiting Scholars at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($3.5 million)
2000-2001Ford Foundation. IIS Crossing Borders Grant for research and a conference on The Urban Informality Project. (Jointly with Ananya Roy) ($20,000)
1999-2002US Department of Education, Title VI Grant for activities in the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($1.5 million)
1999-2000Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Charity Foundation Endowment for a Program in Arab Studies at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($5 million)
1998-1999Xenel Corporation/Abdul-Jawad Family Endowment for an Islamic Studies Program and a Technology Transfer program at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($2 million)
1998-1999Ford Foundation/IIS Crossing Borders Grant for the Muslim Europe Project (Jointly with Manuel Castells). ($20,000)
1996-1999US Department of Education, Title VI Grant for activities in the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($1.5 million)
1996-1997Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Grant Chicago, IL, for a special issue of Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review. ($10,000)
1995-1996Mellon Foundation Endowment for activities in the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley. ($500,000)
1995-1996National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Washington, DC: Design Arts Program, Design Documentation Grant to produce computer simulations on the history of urban form of traditional Islamic cities (Jointly with Yehuda Kalay). ($40,000)
1993-1994National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Washington, DC: Design Arts Program Organizational Grant to produce and write a video documentary, At Home with Mother Earth: Akkiwan, for public television. ($30,000)
1993-1994Graham Foundation for the Advancement of Study in the Fine Arts, Chicago: A Grant to produce and write a video documentary, At Home with Mother Earth: Akkiwan, for public television. ($10,000)
1993-1994Hewlett Grant: Administered by the Institute of International Studies, Berkeley: A grant to research housing policy and nation-building in the Arab World. ($5,000)
1991-1992National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Washington, DC: Design Arts Program Institutional Grant to initiate Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review, the journal of IASTE (Jointly with Jean-Paul Bourdier). ($30,000)
1991-1992Getty Foundation, Santa Monica, California, Publication Program: a grant to edit and publish Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review. ($30,000)
1990-1991Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in Fine Arts, Chicago: a grant to produce illustrations for the book Cities and Caliphs. ($10,000)
1988-1989National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Washington, DC: Design Arts Program Individual Grant to plan the publication of a new journal (Jointly with Jean-Paul Bourdier). ($20,000)
1988-1989Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Arts, Chicago: Grant to establish the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (Jointly with Jean-Paul Bourdier). ($10,000)
1987-1988National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Washington, DC: Design Arts Individual Program Grant to conduct a conference (Jointly with Jean-Paul Bourdier). ($10,000)
1987-1988Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Arts, Chicago: Research Grant to publish the book Dwellings, Settlements and Tradition. ($10,000)
1981-1982Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, MIT/Harvard, Cambridge, Publication Grant.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA GRANTS

1998-1999Committee on Research (COR) Grant for Housing Research
1996-1997Committee on Research (COR) Grant for Housing Research
1995-1996Committee on Research (COR) Computing Grant
1995-1996Committee on Research (COR) Grant to develop case-studies of housing policies in developing countries.
1994-1995Humanities Research Grant to pursue research and travel in the Middle East and North Africa to research the connection between public housing and nation-building.
1994-1995Committee on Research (COR) Supplementary Sabbatical Grant
1993-1994Committee on Research (COR) Grant to develop case studies on the history of housing in the Middle East.
1993-1994Center for Middle Eastern Studies: An exploratory Mellon Fund grant for research on Public Housing Policy and Public Housing Form.
1993-1994Office of Educational Development, Innovative Grant to develop a new course on the Urbanism of the Soviet Empire, 1945 - 1990.
1993-1994Center for Middle Eastern Studies Mellon Fund, a grant to develop visual materials on Middle Eastern architects.
1992-1993Committee on Research, Grant to develop animations, simulation and modeling of Traditional Islamic Cities.
1992-1992Junior Faculty Research Grant to develop case studies of contemporary responses to colonial urbanism.
1991-1992Council of Educational Development, Instructional Improvement Grant to coordinate the introduction of a new course in Architecture dealing with International Housing with an existing course in Planning.
1990-1991Center for Middle Eastern Studies Mellon fund, a grant to develop visual material for research and teaching of Middle Eastern subjects.
1990-1991Council of Educational Development, Instructional Improvement Grant to produce computer models for three Islamic cities to be used in studio instructions (Jointly with Mark Mack).
1989-1990Council of Educational Development, A Priorities in Education Grant to organize a new course on colonialism and the evolution of urban form in the developing world (Jointly with Ken Simmons).
1989-1990Office of the Provost, Innovative Program Grant to develop a continuing education component for the Traditional Settlements Project.
1988-1989Council of Educational Development, Instructional Improvement Grant applied to developing visual material for the Environmental Design in Developing Countries concentration.
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