Big Data Research Initiative
At a White House event on March 29, NSF Director, Dr. Subra Suresh, joined other federal science agency leaders to discuss cross-agency plans and announce new research efforts to extract knowledge and insights from large and complex collections of digital data. NSF will direct its current efforts to develop new methods to derive knowledge from data; construct new infrastructure to manage, curate and serve data to communities; and forge new approaches for associated education and training. Specific announcements relevant to the CISE community include:
- Core Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science & Engineering, or Big Data, Solicitation
- Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship, or IGERT, CIF21 Track Dear Colleague Letter
- Data-Intensive Education-Related Research Funding Opportunities Dear Colleague Letter
- RFI on Big Data Partnerships
See the NSF press release for more information.