Emerging Frontiers and Multidisciplinary Activities
EMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (EFRI): Chromatin and Epigenetic Engineering (CEE) and Continuum, Compliant, and Configurable Soft Robotics Engineering (C3 SoRo) (EFRI-2019)
|Sohi Rastegarfirstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-8305|
|Garie A. Fordyceemail@example.com||(703) 937-7917|
|TOPIC firstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-7942|
|Leon Esterowitzemail@example.com||(703) 292-7942|
|Louise R. Howefirstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-2548|
|Karen C. Coneemail@example.com||(703) 292-4967|
|Manju Hingoranifirstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-7323|
|Eric Lyonsemail@example.com||(703) 292-2282|
|Shubhra Gangopadhyayfirstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-2485|
|TOPIC email@example.com||(703) 292-5365|
|Jordan M. Bergfirstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-5365|
|Usha Varshneyemail@example.com||(703) 292-8339|
|Siddiq Qidwaifirstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-2211|
|David Milleremail@example.com||(703) 292-8930|
The following topic coordinators may also be contacted for content-specific questions on the EFRI 2019 topics:
Important Information for Proposers
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 19-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after February 25, 2019. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 19-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.
Full Proposal Deadline Date
April 25, 2019
CEE Topic - Invited Full Proposals
May 10, 2019
C3 SoRo Topic - Invited Full Proposals
The Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program of the NSF Directorate for Engineering (ENG) serves a critical role in helping ENG focus on important emerging areas in a timely manner. This solicitation is a funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research. For this solicitation, we will consider proposals that aim to investigate emerging frontiers in one of the following two research areas:
- Chromatin and Epigenetic Engineering (CEE)
- Continuum, Compliant, and Configurable Soft Robotics Engineering (C3 SoRo)
This solicitation will be coordinated with the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) and the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE).
EFRI seeks proposals with transformative ideas that represent an opportunity for a significant shift in fundamental engineering knowledge with a strong potential for long term impact on national needs or a grand challenge. The proposals must also meet the detailed requirements delineated in this solicitation.
FURTHER INFORMATION: Further information about the EFRI program may be obtained by viewing the slides from the FY18 EFRI informational webinar. Please click here to view the FY18 slides.