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Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS)

Welcome to ECCS

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Welcome to the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems.  Please browse our website for more information about the ECCS Division and our ECCS ProgramsFunding Opportunities, and Career Opportunities

Thank you for visiting - Dr. Samir El-Ghazaly, ECCS Division Director. Read more about Dr. El-Ghazaly.

ECCS News & Events

October 2, 2014 - The report from the August 2014 workshop on the Future Nanotechnology Infrastructure Support Program is now available

August 14, 2014 - ECCS welcomes Dr. Mahmoud Fallahi to the EPMD Program as a new Program Director for the EPMD Optics and Photonics Group. Dr. Fallahi joins NSF from the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson. His areas of expertise include semiconductor lasers, integrated optics and photonics, hybrid organic-inorganic integration, micro/nanofabrication, and WDM components.

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.

 

 

NSF encourages innovative research proposals on optics and photonics through the recently announced Dear Colleague Letter - Optics and Photonics (NSF 14-091).

June 18, 2014 - Attention FY2015 CAREER applicants: Please note the new minimum CAREER award size for the Directorate for Engineering beginning in the FY15 competition (July 22, 2014 deadline), described in Dear Colleague Letter NSF 14-062.

June 9, 2014 - NSF thanks the community for providing input on the future NSF nanotechnology infrastructure support program (DCL 14-068) and remains committed to supporting nanotechnology infrastructure (press statement 14-002).

May 19, 2014 -  The ECCS Energy, Power and Adaptive Systems (EPAS) Program is now the Energy, Power, Control and Networks (EPCN) Program. Proposal submissions to this program will still use the same program code of PD 13-7607. Proposals already submitted to EPAS will be automatically transferred to EPCN.

ECCS welcomes Dr. Eyad Abed to the EPCN Program and Dr. Mona Zaghloul to the CCSS Program. Dr. Abed joins ECCS from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute of Systems Research at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Zaghloul joins the division from the George Washington University, where she serves as professor and Chair in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Institute for MEMS/NEMS and VLSI Technologies.

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Special Announcement

Dear Colleague Letter: New Solutions to Create Integrative Data Management Infrastructure(s) for Research Across the Sciences (NSF 12-090)

ECCS Program Management Chart

alt Each ECCS Program is supported by a team of Program Directors (PDs) representing a diverse research portfolio. Click here to view our ECCS Program Management Chart with associated PD research areas.

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices (EPMD)
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS)
Energy, Power, Control and Networks (EPCN)
Additional Funding Opportunities for the ECCS Community:
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) Crosscutting
Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS) Crosscutting
FAILURE-RESISTANT SYSTEMS (FRS)
IUSE / Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED)
Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Processes and Systems (CRISP)
Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM)
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace: Secure, Trustworthy, Assured and Resilient Semiconductors and Systems (SaTC: STARSS)
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - SSE & SSI (SI2-SSE&SSI) Crosscutting
Wireless Innovation between Finland and US (WiFiUS)

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Scalable Nanomanufacturing
(NSF  15-507) Posted October 22, 2014

Major Research Instrumentation Program:
(NSF  15-504) Posted October 15, 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

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace
(NSF  14-599) Posted August 12, 2014


Upcoming Due Dates See All

Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems
(PD  13-7564) Full Proposal: November 3, 2014

Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices
(PD  13-1517) Full Proposal: November 3, 2014

Energy, Power, Control and Networks
(PD  13-7607) Full Proposal: November 3, 2014

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: November 3, 2014, Social Sciences; Psychology; STEM Education and Learning

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: November 4, 2014, Life Sciences; Geosciences


News See All

a square-centimeter chip Superconducting circuits, simplified
Released October 17, 2014
News From the Field
Illustration of a heterogeneous structure made with 2-D materials $18-million NSF investment aims to take flat materials to new heights
Released September 30, 2014
Press Release
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
Press Release
Jiyoung Kim (left) and Kyeongjae K.J. Cho New UT-Dallas technology may lead to prolonged power in mobile devices
Released September 26, 2014
News From the Field



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