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Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering
NSF Priority Areas

The CISE Directorate plays an active role in the following NSF-wide priority areas:

  • Biocomplexity in the Environment
  • Human and Social Dynamics
  • Information Technology Research
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Nanoscale Science and Engineering

Information Technology Research

CISE activities are core to NSF's efforts in information technology, including the priority area Information Technology Research (ITR). In fiscal year 2004 (FY 04), the ITR Program will focus on advancing current national priorities. A complete description of the program and details on proposal submission are available at

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