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Special Announcements

ACI Review: NSF will conduct a comprehensive review of the realignment of the Division of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to ensure that cyberinfrastructure continues to optimally contribute to NSF’s mission. This review will take place in 2016 and include input from all relevant stakeholders.  More information will be forthcoming.

Webinars: If you missed our recent seminars, you can access an audio recording on the event page from our Webinars/Webcasts page.

PAPPG Update: NSF released an updated Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1), effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014. To see all the significant changes, click here.

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

Opportunities to Serve in CISE

Join CISE in leading the frontiers of computing by serving as a temporary Program Officer.  We are currently seeking Program Officers:

Hear a testimonial from CISE Division Director, Keith Marzullo on serving at NSF and read more about NSF’s temporary/rotator programs.

Perspectives from CISE Leadership

Erwin Gianchandani, Deputy Division Director for Computer and Network Systems, shares his thoughts on going beyond today’s Internet.

Jim Kurose, CISE AD, shares information about the FY 2016 Budget Request.

Jan Cuny, Program Director for Computer Science Education and Workforce Development, shares her thoughts on expanding access to computer science courses.

Keith Marzullo, Division Director for Computer and Network Systems, shares his thoughts on Cyber-Physical Systems.

New Dear Colleague Letters
  • Conducting "Future Cloud" Research:  Leveraging NSFFutureCloud Experimental Infrastructure in Research Proposals (NSF 15-081) More....
  • Announcement of Changes to Submission Windows for the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate's Core Programs as well as the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Program (NSF 15-079)  More....
  • ACI and Career (NSF 15-072)  More....
  • Cybermanufacturing Systems (NSF 15-061) More...
  • Future Directions for NSF Advanced Computing Infrastructure (ACI) (NSF 15-053)  More…..
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplemental Funding (NSF 15-041)  More...
  • I/UCRC Clusters for Grand Challenges (NSF 15-034)  More...
  • Computing About the Ebola Virus (NSF 15-017)  More...
  • CPS EAGERs Supporting Participation in the Global City Teams Challenge (NSF 15-015)  More...
  • Stimulating Collaboration Between United States and European Union Robotics Researchers (NSF 15-011)  More...
  • Special Guidelines for Submitting Collaborative Proposals under the US NSF/CISE/SaTC - US-Isreal BSF International Opportunity (NSF 14-104) More….
  • Optics and Photonics (NSF 14-091) 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

Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative
(NSF  15-569) Posted May 22, 2015

Documenting Endangered Languages
(NSF  15-567) Posted May 5, 2015

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Posted May 5, 2015

Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs
(NSF  15-562) Posted March 27, 2015

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Posted March 10, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure
(NSF  15-549) Full Proposal: June 2, 2015

Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum
(NSF  15-550) Full Proposal: June 2, 2015

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - S2I2
(NSF  15-553) Full Proposal: June 3, 2015, Implementation Proposals

Innovation Corps Sites Program
(NSF  14-547) Full Proposal: June 9, 2015

Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
(NSF  14-600) Full Proposal: June 16, 2015

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News See All
computing graphic New computational technique advances color 3-D printing process
Released May 22, 2015
News From the Field
UC Berkeley researchers with PR2 robot, BRETT Robot masters new skills through trial and error
Released May 21, 2015
News From the Field
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Released May 20, 2015
News From the Field
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Released May 19, 2015
News From the Field
Discoveries See All
screenshot from the game Progenitor X Games for good: Learning while you play
University of Wisconsin-Madison lab creates, studies cyberlearning tools
Released  May 15, 2015

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NSF-funded seismologists at the University of Utah discover magma hidden beneath Yellowstone's supervolcano
Released  April 23, 2015

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Scientists developing technology that could expand use for medicine, national security, materials science, industry and high energy physics research
Released  April 21, 2015

Events Calendar See All

June 1, 2015  - June 2, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Tampa, FL
Outreach

June 3, 2015
CDL - Reachability and Learning for Hybrid Systems
Webcast

June 3, 2015
Reachability and Learning for Hybrid Systems
Lecture

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Featured Programs
Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs
Campus Cyberinfrastructure - Data, Networking, and Innovation Program
Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering
Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
Expeditions in Computing
National Robotics Initiative
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace
STEM + Computing Partnerships
Additional CISE Resources
Assistant Director's Presentations and Congressional Testimony
CS Bits & Bytes
CISE Distinguished Lecture Series
Cyberlearning Webinar Series
Data Science Webinar Series
Smart & Connected Health Webinar Series
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CISE Strategic Plan for Broadening Participation
Keith Marzullo on Serving in CISE
Cybersecurity Ideas Lab Report
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