NSF-BSF Participating NSF Programs

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

DIRECTORATE FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (BIO)

NSF/BIO/DEB:
Division of Environmental Biology Solicitation Core Program (NSF 18-587 or future versions replacing it)

Contact email: NSFDEB-BSF@nsf.gov

NSF/BIO/IOS:
Divsion of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Program
(NSF 18-586 or future versions replacing it)
Enabling Discovery through Genomic Tools (EDGE) Program (NSF 19-527 or future versions replacing it)

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

NSF/BIO/MCB:
Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (NSF 18-585 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

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease (EEID) (NSF 18-581 or future versions replacing it).

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
Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF) Core Programs (Small category in NSF18-568 or future versions replacing it).

NSF/CISE/CNS
Computer and Network Systems (CNS) Core Programs (Small category in NSF 18-569 or future versions replacing it)
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Program (Small category in NSF 18-572 or future versions replacing it).

NSF/CISE/IIS
Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) Core Programs (Small category in NSF 18-570 or future versions replacing it)
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS, NSF 18-591 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
Environmental Engineering and Sustainability Cluster
Transport Phenomena Cluster

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 (NSF 17-554 or future versions replacing it)
Petrology and Geochemistry (NSF 17-547 or future versions replacing it)
Tectonics (NSF 17-555, or future versions replacing it)
Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry (NSF 15-559 or future versions replacing it)
Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics (NSF 15-560 or future versions replacing it)
Hydrologic Sciences (NSF 15-558 or future versions replacing it)
Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology (NSF 17-536 or future versions replacing it)

NSF/GEO/OCE
Division of Ocean Sciences Core Programs
Physical Oceanography (PD 98-1610)
Chemical Oceanography (PD 98-1670)
Biological Oceanography (PD 98-1650)
Marine Geology and Geophysics (PD 17-1620)

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 17-580 or future versions replacing it)
- Biomaterials
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Electronic and Photonic Materials
- Metals and Metallic Nanostructures
- Polymers
- Solid State and Materials Chemistry

Ceramics (NSF 19-515 or future versions replacing it)
Condensed Matter and Materials Theory (NSF 18-500 or future versions replacing it)

NSF/MPS/DMS
Division of Mathematical Sciences Disciplinary Research Programs
Algebra and Number Theory (PD 10-1264 or future versions replacing it)
Analysis (PD 16-1281 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 18-1265 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 Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (NSF 18-564 or future versions replacing it).

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

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

None at this time, but programs may be added in the future.

SBE programs that were previously part of cooperation with BSF include:
Social Psychology (PD 98-1332)
Perception, Action, and Cognition (PD 09-7252)
Cognitive Neuroscience (PD 15-1699)
Developmental Sciences (PD 08-1698)
Science of Learning (PD 16-004Y)
Economics (PD 98-1320)
Decision, Risk and Management Sciences (decision science only, PD 98-1321)

Contact email: Kristin Kuyuk, kkuyuk@nsf.gov

Office of International Science and Engineering (OD/OISE)

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

Contact email: Lara Campbell, lcampbel@nsf.gov