• For: Faculty
    NSF Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SSE, SSI, S2I2)
    Full Proposal deadline 3/7/17

    Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2) is a bold and long-term investment that maintains a sustained focus on realizing the Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21,_https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf10015), which envisions a highly reusable and interoperable cyberinfrastructure architecture that integrates large-scale computing, high-speed networks, massive data archives, instruments and major facilities, observatories, experiments, and embedded sensors and actuators, across the nation and the world, to help make great strides towards revolutionizing virtually every science and engineering discipline.


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    NSF STEM + Computing Partnerships
    Full Proposal deadline 3/29/17

    The STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) program seeks to advance a 21st century conceptualization of education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that includes computing, both as a STEMdiscipline in its own right consistent with the STEM Education Act of 2015, which explicitly includes computing as a STEM discipline for purposes of federal programs [1] and as a discipline integral to the practice of all other STEM disciplines._


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    NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) – Engineering’s Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation
    Full Proposal deadline 9/15/17

    The CDS&E program’s goal is to use novel computational infrastructure, develop algorithms and new modeling approaches for the advancement of scientific and engineering disciplines.


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    NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) – Chemistry – Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods
    Full Proposal deadline 10/2/17

    The CDS&E program’s goal is to use novel computational infrastructure, develop algorithms and new modeling approaches for the advancement of scientific and engineering disciplines.


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    NSF Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure
    Full Proposal deadline 10/9/17

    The overarching goal of this program is to prepare, nurture and grow the national scientific workforce for creating, utilizing, and supporting advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) that enables cutting-edge science and engineering and contributes to the Nation’s overall economic competitiveness and security._ This solicitation calls for developing innovative, scalable training programs to address the emerging needs and unresolved bottlenecks in scientific and engineering workforce development of targeted, multidisciplinary communities, at the postsecondary level and beyond, leading to transformative changes in the state of workforce preparedness for advanced CI in the short and long terms. Webinar slides here https://www.nsf.gov/events/event_summ.jsp?cntn_id=190179&org=CISE


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    NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Full Proposal deadline 10/11/17

    NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships provide an opportunity for highly qualified, recent doctoral scientists to carry out an integrated program of independent research and education.


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    NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) – Chemistry – Chemical Measurement and Imaging
    Full Proposal deadline 10/31/17

    The CDS&E program’s goal is to use novel computational infrastructure, develop algorithms and new modeling approaches for the advancement of scientific and engineering disciplines.


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    NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) – Engineering’s Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems and Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems
    Full Proposal deadline 10/31/17

    The CDS&E program’s goal is to use novel computational infrastructure, develop algorithms and new modeling approaches for the advancement of scientific and engineering disciplines.


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    NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) – Materials Research
    Full Proposal deadline 10/31/17

    The CDS&E program’s goal is to use novel computational infrastructure, develop algorithms and new modeling approaches for the advancement of scientific and engineering disciplines.


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    NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) – Astronomical Sciences – Advanced technologies and instrumentation
    Full Proposal deadline 11/1/17

    The CDS&E program-s goal is to use novel computational infrastructure, develop algorithms and new modeling approaches for the advancement of scientific and engineering disciplines.


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    NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) – Astronomical Sciences – Astronomy and astrophysics research grants
    Full Proposal deadline 11/15/17

    The CDS&E program’s goal is to use novel computational infrastructure, develop algorithms and new modeling approaches for the advancement of scientific and engineering disciplines.


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    NSF Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)
    Full Proposal deadline 11/15/17

    The central theme of submitted projects must be quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. The intent is discovery of principles of infectious disease transmission and testing mathematical or computational models that elucidate infectious disease systems._


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    NSF Computational Mathematics
    Full Proposal deadline 12/1/17

    Supports mathematical research in areas of science where computation plays a central and essential role, emphasizing analysis, development and implementation of numerical methods and algorithms, and symbolic methods._ The prominence of computation with analysis and ultimate implementation efficiency of the computational methods in the research is a hallmark of the program._


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    NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) – Physics
    Full Proposal deadline 12/7/17

    The CDS&E program’s goal is to use novel computational infrastructure, develop algorithms and new modeling approaches for the advancement of scientific and engineering disciplines.


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    NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) – Mathematical Sciences
    Full Proposal deadline 12/9/17

    The CDS&E program’s goal is to use novel computational infrastructure, develop algorithms and new modeling approaches for the advancement of scientific and engineering disciplines.


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    NSF Major Research Instrumentation
    Full Proposal deadline 1/10/18

    Expect the internal deadline in September 2017. Full proposal to NSF deadline would be in January 2018. The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) serves to increase access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training in our Nation’s institutions of higher education, not-for-profit museums, science centers and scientific/engineering research organizations.


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    Krell/DoE DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
    Fellowships deadline 1/18/18

    Computational science is interdisciplinary by nature, using algorithms, mathematics and computers to analyze and solve scientific and engineering problems. The DOE-CSGF’s unusual program of study helps nurture this crosscutting foundation.


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    NSF Algorithms for Modern Power Systems
    Full Proposal deadline 2/12/18

    The Algorithms for Modern Power Systems (AMPS) program will support research projects to develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for improvement of the security, reliability, and efficiency of the modern power grid.


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    DoE, NREL Research Participant Program
    Internships deadline varies

    Graduate and undergraduate students have the opportunity to participate in the laboratory’s research and development programs, initiate new areas of research, and establish a base for ongoing collaborations through NREL’s Research Participant Program (RPP).


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    NSF Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase I (TRIPODS)
    Letter of Intent deadline TBD

    Expect it to be in January 2018. Transdisciplinary Research In Principles Of Data Science_(TRIPODS) aims to bring together the statistics, mathematics, and theoretical computer science communities to develop the theoretical foundations of data science through integrated research and training activities. Phase I, described in this solicitation, will support the development of small collaborative Institutes.


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    NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI)
    U-M Limited Submission Letter of Intent deadline TBD

    Expect the UM limited submission in Jan. 2018. Advancements in data-driven scientific research depend on trustworthy and reliable cyberinfrastructure. Researchers rely on a variety of networked technologies and software tools to achieve their scientific goals. These may include local or remote instruments, wireless sensors, software programs, operating systems, database servers, high-performance computing, large-scale storage, and other critical infrastructure connected by high-speed networking. This complex, distributed, interconnected global cyberinfrastructure ecosystem presents unique cybersecurity challenges. NSF-funded scientific instruments, sensors and equipment are specialized, highly-visible assets that present attractive targets for both unintentional errors and malicious activity; untrustworthy software or a loss of integrity of the data collected by a scientific instrument may mean corrupt, skewed or incomplete results._


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    ONR Multidisciplinary University Research Initiatives (MURI) Program
    White Papers deadline TBD

    Expect due date in Jul/Aug 2017. Multidisciplinary University Initiative (MURI) efforts involve teams of researchers investigating high priority topics and opportunities that intersect more than one traditional technical discipline. For many military problems this multidisciplinary approach serves to stimulate innovations, accelerate research progress and expedite transition of results into naval applications.


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    NSF Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
    Full Proposal deadline TBD

    Expect due date in mid Feb. 2018. The intention of this program is to advance technologies that specifically focus on the experiences of learners; innovations that simply focus on making teaching easier will not be funded. Proposals that focus on teachers or facilitators as learners are invited; the aim in these proposals should be to help teachers and facilitators capitalize on the affordances of technology and fundamental knowledge about how people learn to make the learning experiences of learners more effective.


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    NSF Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs)
    Full Proposal deadline TBD

    Expect early Jan 2018. The NSF vision for a Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st¾Century Science and Engineering (CIF21) considers an integrated, scalable, and sustainable cyberinfrastructure to be crucial for innovation in science and engineering (see¾www.nsf.gov/cif21). The Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) program is an integral part of CIF21. The DIBBs program encourages development of robust and shared data-centric cyberinfrastructure capabilities, to accelerate interdisciplinary and collaborative research in areas of inquiry stimulated by data.


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    NIST Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs
    Full Proposal deadline rolling

    Range $10,000 – $1,000,000 depending on the program. The MML Grant Program provides financial assistance to support the conduct of research or a recipients portion of collaborative research in the following fields: materials science and engineering, materials measurement science, biosystems and biomaterials, biomolecular measurements, chemical sciences, and applied chemicals and materials.


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    NSF Cybermanufacturing Systems
    Full Proposal deadline rolling

    An opportunity for researchers to pursue research and educational efforts to accelerate the creation of an interoperating, cross-process manufacturing service layer that enables the rapid, bottom-up transformation of access to manufacturing services.


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    NSF Mathematical Sciences Innovation Incubator (MSII)
    Supplementary Proposal deadline rolling

    The MSII program from NSF is meant to encourage new research collaborations between mathematical scientists and scientists from other disciplines working in NSF-supported research areas of high national priority. The program facilitates the co-review and co-funding of collaborative research projects by the NSFs Division of the Mathematical Sciences (DMS) by: providing leverage for investments of non-DMS programs that include mathematical scientists; and providing a mechanism to request DMS co-review in interdisciplinary research teams.


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    Simons Foundation Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences
    Letter of Intent deadline rolling

    The Simons Foundations division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) has announced the new Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences. This program supports _high-risk projects of exceptional promise and scientific importanceî.


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    NSF Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER)
    Full Proposal deadline rolling

    The overall goal of the Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) program is to foster the development of innovative cyberinfrastructure (CI) technologies and new means of leveraging existing CI resources to catalyze emerging areas of potentially transformative science and engineering research, including NSF priority areas, national strategic initiatives, and international collaborative research._


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