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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.

July 28, 2014 - NSF announced the appointment of Jinliu "Grace" Wang as deputy assistant director of the NSF Directorate for Engineering, effective July 27, 2014. MORE     

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

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

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace
(NSF  14-599) Posted August 12, 2014

Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future
(NSF  14-591) Posted August 1, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: August 27, 2014, Deadline for REU Site proposals except those requiring access to Antarctica

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation
(NSF  14-569) Letter of Intent: September 2, 2014

Biomechanics and Mechanobiology
(PD  14-7479) Full Proposal: September 15, 2014

Civil Infrastructure Systems
(PD  12-1631) Full Proposal: September 15, 2014

Design of Engineering Material Systems
(PD  12-8086) Full Proposal: September 15, 2014

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News See All
polyelectrolytes Researchers develop models to study polyelectrolytes, including DNA and RNA
Released August 21, 2014
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Color image of the nerve cells in the brain of a songbird NSF awards $10.8 million in early concept grants for brain research
Released August 18, 2014
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Student standing at poster and talking to 3 other people NSF funds pilot project aimed at increasing the number of American Indians and Alaska Natives faculty members
Released August 18, 2014
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August 28, 2014
I/UCRC: Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems (CEHMS) IAB meeting
Partnership Meeting

September 8, 2014
Education and Human Resources Open House

September 11, 2014  - September 12, 2014
I/UCRC: Smart Vehicles Concepts (SVC) 7th Annual Meeting
Partnership Meeting

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I-Corps L: Dear Colleague Letter - Stimulating Innovation in STEM Education
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Dear Colleague Letter - Joint NSF/ENG and AFOSR Funding Opportunity - EAGERs to Energize Innovative Research and Development on Dynamic Data Systems
Dear Colleague Letter: Announcement of Changes to the Division of Civil Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Unsolicited Proposal Submission Windows
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