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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 1, 2014. More

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

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering
(PD  12-8084) Full Proposal: September 30, 2014, All proposals to the Division of Chemistry - Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods

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.

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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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Illustration of a plant High-tech harvest: Engineering agriculture's future
Released September 23, 2014
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PR2 robot New RFID technology helps robots find household objects
Released September 22, 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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