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National Science Foundation

NSF Director Subra Suresh, Inaugural Vlasta Klima-Balloun Lecture, Iowa State University, April 15, 2011
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Slide title: INSPIRE: Integrated NSF Support Promoting Interdisciplinary Research and Education

Slide words:

  • New INSPIRE Awards Program
  • Catalyze within U.S. research community and beyond
    • Reduce/eliminate barriers
    • Augment staff and reviewer training
    • Foster best practices

Slide image: Photo of "Stickybot," a robot whose feet are covered with a gecko-inspired, directional-adhesive material that allows it to climb

Image credit: Mark R. Cutkosky, Stanford University; Sangbae Kim, MIT

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