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Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs

Name Email Phone Room
William  S. Bainbridge (703) 292-8930  1125  
James  Donlon (703) 292-8074  1122  
Ephraim  P. Glinert (703) 292-8930  1125  
Tatiana  Korelsky (703) 292-8930  1125  
Sylvia  Spengler (703) 292-8930  1122  
Kenneth  Whang (703) 292-8930  1125  
Jie  Yang (703) 292-8930  1125  
Maria  Zemankova (703) 292-8930  1125  

In addition to the Program Officers identified as program points of contact above, the following IIS Program Officers also support IIS core programs as indicated below:

Cyber-Human Systems (CHS)

  • Dan Cosley, 1125, telephone: (703) 292-8930, email:

Information Integration and Informatics (III)

  • Jun (Luke) Huan, 1122, telephone: (703) 292-8930, email:
  • Aidong Zhang, 1125, telephone: (703) 292-8930, email:
  • Nan Zhang, 1122, telephone: (703) 292-8930, email:

Robust Intelligence (RI)

  • Reid Simmons, 1122, telephone: (703) 292-8930, email:
  • Weng-Keen Wong, 1125, telephone: (703) 292-7129, email:



Solicitation  17-572

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 17-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


Full Proposal Window

    September 20, 2017 - September 27, 2017

        LARGE Projects

    September 20, 2017 - September 27, 2017

        MEDIUM Projects

    November 1, 2017 - November 15, 2017

        SMALL Projects


CISE’s Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in three core programs:

  • The Cyber-Human Systems (CHS) program;
  • The Information Integration and Informatics (III) program; and
  • The Robust Intelligence (RI) program.

Proposals in the area of computer graphics and visualization may be submitted to any of the three core programs described above.

Proposers are invited to submit proposals in three project classes, which are defined as follows:

  • Small Projects - up to $500,000 total budget with durations up to three years;
  • Medium Projects - $500,001 to $1,200,000 total budget with durations up to four years; and
  • Large Projects - $1,200,001 to $3,000,000 total budget with durations up to five years.

A more complete description of the three project classes can be found in Section II. Program Description of this document.


Cyber-Human Systems

Information Integration and Informatics

Robust Intelligence

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Large Proposals to the CISE IIS Core Programs of Cyber-Human Systems (CHS), Information Integration and Informatics (III), and Robust Intelligence (RI)

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

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program