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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 Update

NSF appointed new leaders in several Engineering divisions.

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Posted May 5, 2015

Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Foresights: Defining the Critical Needs of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Community
(NSF  15-565) Posted April 21, 2015

Service, Manufacturing and Operations Research
(PD  15-006Y) Posted April 5, 2015

Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics
(PD  15-7569) Posted March 13, 2015

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Posted March 10, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
(NSF  14-526) Letter of Intent: May 11, 2015, Letter of Intent: Integration (INT) Projects only

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Full Proposal: May 15, 2015

Critical Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Science & Engineering
(NSF  15-544) Full Proposal: May 20, 2015, Full Proposal Due

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: May 22, 2015, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.

Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum
(NSF  15-550) Full Proposal: June 2, 2015

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News See All
image of a river Testing the waters: 1,4-Dioxane in North Carolina's Cape Fear River Basin
Released May 4, 2015
Science Nation
view of the back of the robot HARMONY Rehab robot HARMONY introduced by UT Austin engineers
Released April 30, 2015
News From the Field
oregano sprig with dried on a wood table Research seeks alternatives for reducing bacteria in fresh produce using nanoengineering
Released April 29, 2015
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May 6, 2015  - May 7, 2015
I/UCRC: Wood-Based Composites Center (WBC) IAB Meeting
Partnership Meeting

May 12, 2015  - May 14, 2015
I/UCRC: Center for Electromagnetic Compatibility (CEMC) IAB Meeting
Partnership Meeting

May 12, 2015
Forensics: Follow the Science
Congressional Hearing

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Featured Programs
Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - S2I2
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NSF National Nanotechnology Initiative
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