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Compliance Checking and Proposal Submission

July 14, 2015 - ENG encourages the research community to read the Dear Colleague Letter on Automated Compliance Checking and Proposal Submission (NSF 15-095).

ENG Leadership Opportunity

NSF announces a nationwide search for the next division director of the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems. Read more.

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering
(NSF  15-601) Posted August 19, 2015

Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure
(NSF  15-598) Posted August 3, 2015

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  15-597) Posted August 3, 2015

Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience
(NSF  15-595) Posted July 31, 2015

Nano-Bio Phenomena and Processes in the Environment
(PD  15-1179) Posted July 23, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation
(NSF  15-570) Letter of Intent: September 8, 2015

Biomechanics and Mechanobiology
(PD  14-7479) Full Proposal: September 15, 2015

Civil Infrastructure Systems
(PD  15-1631) Full Proposal: September 15, 2015

Design of Engineering Material Systems
(PD  12-8086) Full Proposal: September 15, 2015

Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics
(PD  15-7569) Full Proposal: September 15, 2015

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Released August 26, 2015
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Released August 21, 2015
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Horacio Espinosa Graphene oxide's secret properties revealed at atomic level
Released August 20, 2015
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August 27, 2015
White House Initiative on HBCUs and NSF Webcast

August 28, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Alaska Anchorage (POSTPONED)

August 31, 2015
Gen-3 Engineering Research Center Webinar

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Dear Colleague Letter: FY 2016 Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS) Funding Opportunity on Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Water
Dear Colleague Letter: Reconfiguration of Interfacial Processes and Thermodynamics (IPT) Program in the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET)
Dear Colleague Letter: Communication About Automated Compliance Checking and Proposal Submission
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