Removal of deadlines for Engineering core programs, effective August 15
June 7, 2018
The Directorate for Engineering (ENG) has an important change to submission windows for unsolicited proposals to all core programs in four ENG divisions:
- Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems (CBET),
- Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI),
- Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS), and
- Engineering Education and Centers (EEC).
In order to allow Principal Investigators more flexibility and to better facilitate interdisciplinary research across engineering disciplines, ENG is removing deadlines for submission of unsolicited proposals to all core programs in CBET, CMMI, ECCS and EEC, effective August 15, 2018.
For more information, please see:
- Dear Colleague Letter: Removal of Deadlines for the Core Programs in the Directorate for Engineering (NSF 18-082),
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the no-deadline submission process (NSF 18-083), and
- other relevant information on CBET, CMMI, ECCS and EEC webpages.
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