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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. 

ENG Leadership Opportunities

ENG is seeking candidates for Division Director, Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, through September 17, 2014. More

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

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

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

Engineering and Systems Design
(PD  13-1464) Full Proposal: September 15, 2014

Geomechanics & Geomaterials
(PD  12-1634) Full Proposal: September 15, 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
News From the Field
partial view of ultrafast graphene detector Ultra-thin, high-speed detector captures unprecedented range of light waves
Released September 7, 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)

October 6, 2014  - October 7, 2014
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA

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