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Perspective of the ENG Assistant Director

Dr. Pramod Khargonekar, NSF Assistant Director for Engineering, shares his thoughts on emerging ideas, frontier research areas, and national needs. 

NSF INCLUDES

Learn more about NSF INCLUDES, a comprehensive initiative to enhance U.S. leadership in science and engineering discovery and innovation by proactively seeking and effectively developing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) talent from all sectors and groups in our society. nsf.gov/NSFINCLUDES

ENG Leadership Opportunity

Jan. 7, 2016 - NSF announces a nationwide search for the next division director of the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems. Read more.

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems
(PD  16-7564) Posted April 26, 2016

Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices
(PD  16-1517) Posted April 24, 2016

Energy, Power, Control, and Networks
(PD  16-7607) Posted April 24, 2016

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  16-557) Posted March 31, 2016

Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I (STTR)
(NSF  16-555) Posted March 17, 2016

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum
(NSF  16-537) Full Proposal: May 3, 2016

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
(NSF  14-526) Letter of Intent: May 9, 2016, Letter of Intent: Integration (INT) Projects only

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  16-504) Letter of Intent: May 9, 2016

Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Nodes Program
(NSF  16-539) Full Proposal: May 10, 2016

Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program
(NSF  16-547) Full Proposal: May 25, 2016

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Released April 21, 2016
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image of 3 people using their smartphones Model makes designing new antennas orders of magnitude faster
Released April 20, 2016
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GenNano Big winners in small science challenge take center stage
Released April 18, 2016
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May 2, 2016  - May 3, 2016
I/UCRC: Configuration Analytics and Automation (CCAA) Planning Grant Workshop - IAB Meeting
Partnership Meeting

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Cleaner Water, Clearer Future: Engineering new water tech
High-tech Harvest: Engineering agriculture's future
Height of Light: Progress in lasers and other light sources
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