NSF Overseas Offices

China Office
NSF China Office

Tokyo Office
NSF Tokyo Office

Brussel Office
NSF Brussels Office

These offices have three major roles:

Facilitation: Promote collaboration between the science and engineering communities of the United States and the respective country/region.

Representation: Serve as a liaison between NSF and agencies, institutions and researchers.

Reporting: Monitor and report on science and engineering developments and policies.

NSF's overseas offices do not review proposals or administer awards. For funding opportunities, go to the NSF homepage. For country-specific funding questions, see NSF's Office of International Science and Engineering Staff by Country.


Dr. Sonia Ortega,
Office Head
NSF Europe Office - USEU
Boulevard du Regent 40
B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
U.S. mail only:
NSF Europe - USEU
Unit 7600, Box 2400
DPO, AE 09710
Phone: + 32 2 811 4349
Fax: +32 2 811 50 04
Email: nsfeurope@nsf.gov entire staff
Email: sortega@nsf.gov Sonia Ortega, Office Head
Email: cpolliot@nsf.gov Carine Polliotti, Science Admin Assistant

NOTE: Effective October 1, 2015, the NSF Europe office will be located in Brussels, Belgium. Please see the office's home page for more information.


Dr. Elizabeth Lyons
Acting Office Head
NSF Tokyo Regional Office
American Embassy, Tokyo
1-10-5 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Japan 107-8420
U.S. mail only:
NSF Tokyo Regional Office
Unit 9800, Box 562
DPO AP 96303-0562
Phone: +81-3-3224-5505
Fax: +81-3-3224-5507
E-mail: nsftokyo@nsf.gov entire staff
E-mail: elyons@nsf.gov Elizabeth Lyons, Acting Office Head
E-mail: kshinoha@nsf.gov Kazuko Shinohara, Scientific Affairs Assistant
E-mail: achiba@nsf.gov Akiko Chiba, Administrative Officer


Dr. Nancy Sung
Office Head
NSF Beijing Office
U.S. Embassy Beijing
No. 55, Anijialou Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing 100600
U.S. mail only:
NSF Beijing Office
Unit 7300, Box 0424
DPO, AP 96521-0424
Phone: +86-10-8531-3000
Fax: +86-10-8531-3428
Email: nsfbeijing@nsf.gov entire staff
Email: nsung@nsf.gov Nancy Sung, Office Head
Email: bsun@nsf.gov Bo Sun, Program Specialist
Email: yshen@nsf.gov Yu Shen, Administrative Assistant