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Perspective of the ENG Assistant Director

Dr. Pramod Khargonekar, NSF Assistant Director for Engineering, shares his thoughts on emerging ideas, frontier research areas, and national needs.

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ENG Leadership Opportunities

ENG is seeking candidates for Division Director, Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, through October 1, 2014. More

ENG is seeking candidates for Deputy Division Director in three divisions through September 22, 2014.  More

Special Announcements

July 28, 2014 - NSF will webcast portions of a workshop on the future NSF nanotechnology infrastructure support program, to be held August 18-19, 2014. 

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I Solicitation
(NSF  14-608) Posted September 3, 2014

Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (2015 - 2019)
(NSF  14-605) Posted August 29, 2014

Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Solicitation
(NSF  14-603) Posted August 21, 2014

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

Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
(NSF  14-600) Posted August 13, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Full Proposal: September 22, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: Institutions of Higher Education (PLAN IHE)

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  13-594) Full Proposal: September 26, 2014, Planning Grant and Full Center Proposal

Interdisciplinary Research in Hazards and Disasters
(NSF  14-581) Letter of Intent: September 26, 2014

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering
(PD  12-8084) Full Proposal: September 30, 2014, All proposals to the Division of Chemistry - Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation
(NSF  14-569) Full Proposal: October 2, 2014

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News See All
microscopy image of DNA origami Researchers create world's largest DNA origami
Released September 11, 2014
News From the Field
electron cooling transistor Nanotechnology aids in cooling electrons without external sources
Released September 10, 2014
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stream restoration project in Baltimore, Maryland U.S. cityscapes show consistent patterns of 'urban evolution'
Released September 10, 2014
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September 23, 2014  - September 24, 2014
Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education
Advisory Committee Meeting

September 23, 2014
Webinar on Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED)
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October 6, 2014  - October 7, 2014
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA
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Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation
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Dear Colleague Letter: FY 2015 Clean Energy Technologies Funding Opportunities
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