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New NSF is pleased to announce that James F. Kurose of the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst will serve as the Assistant Director (AD) of CISE beginning in January 2015. During the interim, Suzi Iacono is serving as the Acting Assistant Director.

New NSF is seeking input on the establishment of a national network of "Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs" to stimulate and help sustain partnerships to further the goals of the National Big Data R&D Initiative.

The report from the NSF-sponsored Cybersecurity Ideas Lab contains actionable recommendations for enhancing the security of the Internet ecosystem.

Updates on CISE Leadership:

  • CISE is pleased to announce that Lynne Parker of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville will serve as the Division Director of IIS beginning in January and will be joining as an expert this fall.
  • Chaitan Baru from the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UCSD has recently joined CISE as Senior Advisor for Data Science.  
New Dear Colleague Letters
  • Optics and Photonics (NSF 14-091) More....
  • Supporting Scientific Discovery through Norms and Practices for Software and Data Citation and Attribution (NSF 14-059) More....
  • Opportunity for Support of Innovative Managing Director Models in I/UCRC Organizations (NSF 14-029)  More.....
  • Research on Privacy in Today's Networked World (NSF 14-021)  More.... 
  • Stimulating Integrative Research in Computational Cognition (NSF 14-019) More...
  • SaTC EAGERs Enabling New Collaborations Between Computer and Social Scientists (NSF 14-016)  More...
  • US Ignite:  Seeking Next-Generation Public Sector Applications for Ultra-Fast, Programmable Networks (NSF 13-121)  More.....
  • OFR-NSF Partnership in Support of Research Collaborations in Finance Informatics (NSF 13-093)  More... 

All CISE Dear Colleague Letters can be found at:  http://www.nsf.gov/cise/dcl/

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

National Robotics Initiative
(NSF  15-505) Posted October 16, 2014

Major Research Instrumentation Program:
(NSF  15-504) Posted October 15, 2014

Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems
(NSF  14-611) Posted September 26, 2014

Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity
(NSF  14-610) Posted September 22, 2014

IUSE / Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments
(NSF  14-602) Posted August 13, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Preliminary Proposal: October 21, 2014

IUSE / Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments
(NSF  14-602) Letter of Intent: October 28, 2014

NSF/Intel Partnership on Cyber-Physical Systems Security and Privacy
(NSF  14-571) Full Proposal: October 28, 2014, All full proposals, whether or not developed through the Ideas Lab, must be received by the full proposal deadline. Proposers do not need to have participated in the Ideas Lab to submit a full proposal.

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: October 29, 2014, Engineering; Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Materials Research

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: October 30, 2014, Mathematical Sciences; Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy

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News See All
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Events Calendar See All

October 29, 2014  - October 30, 2014
Advisory Committee for Cyberinfrastructure
Advisory Committee Meeting

November 6, 2014
Advisory Committee for International Science and Engineering
Advisory Committee Meeting

November 13, 2014  - November 14, 2014
CISE Advisory Committee (CISE AC)
Advisory Committee Meeting

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Featured Programs
Campus Cyberinfrastructure - Infrastructure, Innovation and Engineering Program
Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering
Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
Expeditions in Computing
International Research Network Connections
National Robotics Initiative
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace
STEM-C Partnerships: Computing Education for the 21st Century
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CISE Strategic Plan for Broadening Participation
Cybersecurity Ideas Lab Report
Keith Marzullo on Serving in CISE
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