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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 22, 2014. More

ENG is seeking candidates for Deputy Division Director in three divisions through October 6, 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

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Research Alliance
(NSF  14-612) Posted September 29, 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

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

Upcoming Due Dates See All

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

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Full Proposal: October 3, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: STEM Disciplines (PLAN D)

NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering
(NSF  13-596) Full Proposal: October 3, 2014

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
(NSF  14-565) Letter of Intent: October 6, 2014, Letters of Intent are due for CREST Center proposals.

Smart and Connected Health
(NSF  13-543) Full Proposal: October 10, 2014, Exploratory (EXP) Proposals

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Illustration of a heterogeneous structure made with 2-D materials $18-million NSF investment aims to take flat materials to new heights
Released September 30, 2014
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Color image of neurons National Science Foundation is dedicated to support for The BRAIN Initiative
Released September 30, 2014
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Computer rendering of a section of downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, following a simulated earthquake Designing infrastructure with resilience from disruptions and disasters
Released September 29, 2014
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October 6, 2014  - October 7, 2014
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA

October 7, 2014  - October 9, 2014
I/UCRC: Center for e-Design IAB Meeting
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October 7, 2014
Informational Webinar on Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure 2015-2019 (NHERI)

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Dear Colleague Letter: FY 2015 Clean Energy Technologies Funding Opportunities
Dear Colleague Letter: Closing of Program Solicitation NSF 14-511
Dear Colleague Letter (DCL): Submission of I/UCRC Proposals in Response to NSF 13-594 in Areas Related to Understanding the Brain's Structure and Function
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