NSF-BSF Participating NSF Programs

Contact emails are listed within the relevant solicitation or program description unless provided in the listings below.

CROSS-CUTTING PROGRAMS

Cross-cutting programs involve the participation of multiple Directorates at NSF, and may involve additional Agencies within the United States Government or other science and engineering  funding agencies around the world.

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)
(NSF 20-585 or future versions replacing it - EEID involves the NSF Directorates of BIO, GEO, and SBE)

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Program (Small category only in NSF 21-500 or future versions replacing it - SaTC involves the NSF Directorates CISE, ENG, EHR, MPS, and SBE)

Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) (NSF 20-609 or future versions replacing it - CRCNS involves the NSF Directorates of BIO, CISE, ENG, MPS, SBE, and OISE)

Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science (SCH) (NSF 21-530 or future versions replacing it - SCH involves the NSF Directorates of CISE, ENG, MPS, and SBE).
Contact email: SCH_correspondence@nsf.gov

Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS) (NSF 21-517 or future versions replacing it - NCS involves the NSF Directorates of BIO, CISE, EHR, ENG, and SBE).
Contact email: ncs@nsf.gov

Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Program (Small category only in NSF 21-551 or future versions replacing it - CPS involves the NSF Directorates of CISE and ENG)

Foundational Research in Robotics (PD 20-144Y or future version replacing it)  
Contact email: Ralph Wachter, rwachter@nsf.gov 

Stimulating Collaborative Advances Leveraging Expertise in the Mathematical and Scientific Foundations of Deep Learning  (SCALE MoDL) (NSF 21-561 or future versions replacing it - SCALE MoDL involves the NSF Directorates of MPS, CISE, ENG, and SBE)
Contact email: Victor Roytburd, vroytbur@nsf.gov)

DIRECTORATE FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (BIO)

NSF/BIO/DEB:
Division of Environmental Biology
Division of Environmental Biology Solicitation Core Program (NSF 21-504 or future versions replacing it)

Contact email: NSFDEB-BSF@nsf.gov

NSF/BIO/IOS:
Division of Integrative Organismal Biology
Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Program (NSF 21-506 or future versions replacing it)
Enabling Discovery through Genomic Tools (EDGE) Program (NSF 21-546 or future versions replacing it)

Contact email: NSF-IOS-BSF@nsf.gov

NSF/BIO/MCB:
Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (MCB) (NSF 21-509 or future versions replacing it)

Contact emails (Core cluster areas include):
- Genetic Mechanisms, mcb-gm@nsf.gov
- Cellular Dynamics and Function, mcb-cdf@nsf.gov
- Molecular Biophysics, mcb-mb@nsf.gov
- Systems and Synthetic Biology, mcb-ssb@nsf.gov

DIRECTORATE FOR COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (CISE)

For all CISE submissions, the proposal should be in the SMALL category (up to $500,000 over 3 years for the NSF-funded portion).

NSF/CISE/CCF:
Division of Computing and Communication Foundations
Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF) Core Programs (Small category in NSF 20-591 or future versions replacing it).

NSF/CISE/CNS:
Division of Computer and Network Systems
Computer and Network Systems Core (CNS Core) Programs (Small category in NSF 20-591 or future versions replacing it)

NSF/CISE/IIS:
Division of Information and Intelligent Systems
Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) Core Programs (Small category in NSF 20-591 or future versions replacing it)

DIRECTORATE FOR ENGINEERING (ENG)

NSF/ENG/CBET:
Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport
Chemical Process Systems Cluster (CPS)
Engineering Biology and Health Cluster (EBH)
Environmental Engineering and Sustainability Cluster (EES)
Transport Phenomena Cluster (TPC)

NSF/ENG/CMMI:
Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation
Advanced Manufacturing (AM, PD 19-088Y or future versions replacing it)
Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB, PD 19-7479 or future versions replacing it)
Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS, PD 19-1631 or future versions replacing it)
Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD, PD 19-7569 or future versions replacing it)
Engineering Design and System Engineering (EDSE, PD 19-072Y or future versions replacing it)
Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI, PD 19-073Y or future versions replacing it)
Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment (HDBE, PD 19-1638 or future versions replacing it)
Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MOMS, PD 19-1630 or future versions replacing it)
Mind, Machine and Motor Nexus (M3X, PD 19-058Y or future versions replacing it)
Operations Engineering (OE, PD 19-006Y or future versions replacing it)

Contact emails:
- AM, Andrew Wells, AdvancedManufacturing@nsf.gov or awells@nsf.gov
- BMMB, Laurel Kuxhaus, lkuxhaus@nsf.gov
- CIS, Yueyue Fan, yfan@nsf.gov
- DCSD, Irina Dolinskaya, idolinsk@nsf.gov
- EDSE, Kathryn Jablokow, kjabloko@nsf.gov
- ECI, Joy Pauschke, ECI@nsf.gov or jpauschk@nsf.gov
- HDBE, Walter Peacock, wpeacock@nsf.gov
- MOMS, Siddiq Qidwai, moms@nsf.gov or sqidwai@nsf.gov
- M3X, Robert Scheidt, rscheidt@nsf.gov
- OE, Georgia-Ann Klutke, gaklutke@nsf.gov

NSF/ENG/ECCS:
Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems
Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices (EPMD, PD 18-1517 or future versions replacing it)
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS, PD 18-7564 or future versions replacing it)
Energy, Power, Control and Networks (EPCN, PD 18-7607 or future versions replacing it)

DIRECTORATE FOR GEOSCIENCES (GEO)

NSF/GEO/AGS:
Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
Aeronomy (PD 98-1521 or future versions replacing it)
Atmospheric Chemistry (PD 98-1524 or future versions replacing it)
Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics (CLD) (PD 06-5740 or future versions replacing it)
Magnetospheric Physics (PD 98-5750 or future versions replacing it)
Paleoclimate (PD 98-1530 or future versions replacing it)
Physical and Dynamic Meteorology (PDM) (PD 98-1522 or future versions replacing it)
Solar Terrestrial (PD 98-1523 or future versions replacing it)

Contact email: Nick Anderson, nanderso@nsf.gov

NSF/GEO/EAR:
Division of Earth Sciences Core Programs
Geophysics (PH) (NSF 17-554 or future versions replacing it)
Petrology and Geochemistry (CH) (NSF 20-523 or future versions replacing it)
Tectonics (NSF 17-555, or future versions replacing it)
Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry (GG) (NSF 15-559 or future versions replacing it)
Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics (GLD) (NSF 21-547 or future versions replacing it)
Hydrologic Sciences (HS) (NSF 20-560 or future versions replacing it)
Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology (SGP) (NSF 17-536 or future versions replacing it)

NSF/GEO/OCE:
Division of Ocean Sciences
Physical Oceanography (PD 98-1610)
Chemical Oceanography (PD 98-1670)
Biological Oceanography (PD 98-1650)
Marine Geology and Geophysics (PD 17-1620)
Ocean Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination (OTIC, PD 98-1680, contact email: Kandace Binkley, kbinkley@nsf.gov)

DIRECTORATE FOR MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES (MPS)

NSF/MPS/AST:
Division of Astronomical Sciences
Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants (AAG) (NSF 18-575 or future versions replacing it)

Contact email: Jim Neff, jneff@nsf.gov

NSF/MPS/DMR:
Division of Materials Research
Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP, NSF 20-589 or future versions replacing it)
- Biomaterials (BMAT)
- Condensed Matter Physics (CMP)
- Electronic and Photonic Materials (EPM)
- Metals and Metallic Nanostructures (MMN)
- Polymers (POL)
- Solid State and Materials Chemistry (SSMC)

Ceramics (CER) (NSF 20-588 or future versions replacing it)
Condensed Matter and Materials Theory (CMMT) (NSF 20-582 or future versions replacing it)

NSF/MPS/DMS:
Division of Mathematical Sciences Disciplinary Research Programs
Algebra and Number Theory (PD 20-1264 or future versions replacing it)
Analysis (PD 20-1281 or future versions replacing it)
Applied Mathematics (PD 16-1266 or future versions replacing it)
Combinatorics (PD 18-7970 or future versions replacing it)
Computational Mathematics (PD 16-1271 or future versions replacing it)
Foundations (PD 18-1268 or future versions replacing it)
Geometric Analysis (PD 20-1265 or future versions replacing it)
Mathematical Biology (PD 18-7334 or future versions replacing it)
Probability (PD 18-1263 or future versions replacing it)
Statistics (PD 18-1269 or future versions replacing it)
Topology (PD 18-1267 or future versions replacing it)

Contact email: dms-bsf@nsf.gov

NSF/MPS/PHY:
Division of Physics
Division of Physics Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (NSF 20-580 or future versions replacing it).

Program contacts are listed here: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/programs.jsp?org=PHY.

DIRECTORATE FOR SOCIAL, BEHAVIORAL, AND ECONOMIC SCIENCES (SBE)

NSF/SBE/BCS:
Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences
Social Psychology (PD 98-1332)
Perception, Action, and Cognition (PAC) (PD 09-7252)
Cognitive Neuroscience (CogNeuro) (PD 15-1699)
Developmental Sciences (DS) (PD 08-1698)
Science of Learning and Augmented Intelligence (SL) (PD 19-127Y)

NSF/SBE/SES:
Division of Social and Economic Sciences
Economics (PD 98-1320)
Decision, Risk and Management Sciences (DRMS) (Decision Science only, PD 98-1321)

Contact email: Kristin Kuyuk, kkuyuk@nsf.gov

Office of Director/Office of International Science and Engineering (OD/OISE)

OISE helps to coordinate the overall engagement between NSF and BSF.

Contact email: Paul Filmer, pfilmer@nsf.gov

Dear Colleague Letter: Future of International Research Collaboration Post COVID-19 (NSF 20-132)

Contact emails: Cassandra Dudka, cdudka@nsf.gov; Maija Kukla, mkukla@nsf.gov