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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. 

ENG Leadership Opportunities

ENG is seeking candidates for Division Director, Division of Engineering Education and Centers, through December 29, 2014. More

Special Announcements

November 21, 2014 - The solicitation to establish National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure is now available; the deadline for Letters of Intent is February 2, 2015. 

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes
(NSF  15-531) Posted December 18, 2014

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM
(NSF  15-528) Posted December 12, 2014

Research Coordination Networks
(NSF  15-527) Posted December 2, 2014

Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering
(NSF  15-524) Posted November 25, 2014

Engineering for Natural Hazards
(PD  15-7396) Posted November 21, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
(NSF  14-526) Full Proposal: December 19, 2014, Exploration Projects (EXPs)

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace
(NSF  14-599) Full Proposal: December 19, 2014, CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION Projects

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  13-594) Letter of Intent: January 5, 2015

(NSF  15-502) Preliminary Proposal: January 9, 2015

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Research Alliance
(NSF  14-612) Letter of Intent: January 12, 2015

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Electronics on a human arm. Tomorrow's tech-most-wanted at Eureka Park
Released December 16, 2014
Press Release
nanoparticles provided by fluorescent proteins Promising new method for rapidly screening cancer drugs
Released December 15, 2014
News From the Field
the so-called negative capacitance effect New discovery opens door for radical reduction in energy consumed by digital devices
Released December 15, 2014
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January 7, 2015
Informational Webinar on Programs within the CMMI Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Cluster

February 3, 2015  - February 4, 2015
I/UCRC: Center for Embedded Systems (CES) IAB Meeting
Partnership Meeting

April 13, 2015  - April 15, 2015
I/UCRC: Center for Visual and Decision Informatics (CVDI) IAB Meeting
Partnership Meeting

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Dear Colleague Letter: Safe Implementation of Innovative Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SIINN)
Dear Colleague Letter: Information on the Engineering for Natural Hazards (ENH) Program within the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI)
Dear Colleague Letter: US-South Korea Collaborative Research in Advanced Manufacturing
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