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Analytical & Surface Chemistry  (ASC)

This program has been archived.


Name Email Phone Room
Zeev  Rosenzweig zrosenzw@nsf.gov (703) 292-7719  1055 S  
Kelsey  D. Cook kcook@nsf.gov (703) 292-7490  1055 S  
George  Janini gjanini@nsf.gov (703) 292-4952  1055 S  


PD 07-3906

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.




Supports fundamental chemical research directed toward the characterization and analysis of all forms of matter. Studies of elemental and molecular composition and of the microstructure of both bulk and surface domains are included. The program supports projects that develop the fundamentals of measurement science, new sensors and new instruments, and innovative approaches to data processing and interpretation.

Investigations designed to probe the chemical structure and reactivity of the interface between different forms of matter also are supported. The program is linked to several other chemistry research programs within NSF, including Solid State Chemistry (Materials Research Division, MPS Directorate); Biochemistry and Biophysics (Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Division, BIO Directorate); and Chemical Reaction Processes and Interfacial, Transport, and Separation Processes (Chemical and Transport Systems Division, ENG Directorate).

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Dear Colleague Letter: MPS/CHE Proposal Submission Window (NSF 00-76)

MPS/CHE Dear Colleague Letter Regarding Proposal Review Changes (NSF 02-161)

NSF-NIST Interaction in Chemistry, Materials Research, Molecular Biosciences, Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering (NSF 03-568)

Dear Colleague Letter - Crosscutting Programs and Department of Energy (NSF 04-025)

Developing Global Scientists and Engineers (NSF 04-036)

Dear Colleague Letter - MPS/CHE Invitation to Submit Research "Nuggets" (NSF 04-045)


Faculty Early Career Development Program

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers

Catalyzing New International Collaborations

Chemistry Research Instrumentation and Facilities: Instrument Development

Collaborative Research in Chemistry

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:

Facilitation Awards for Scientists and Engineers with Disabilities

Information Technology Research for National Priorities

International Opportunities for Scientists and Engineers

Nanoscale Science and Engineering

Sensors and Sensor Networks


Analytical and Surface Chemistry Highlights

Grant Opportunities for Academic Liason with Industry -- NSF 07-522

Molecular Basis of Life - Young Investigators Workshop Report

Opportunities in Terahertz Science and Engineering Workshop Report

Prospects for Miniaturization of Mass Spectrometers Workshop Report

Sensors and Sensing Systems Workshop Report

What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program


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