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Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS)

Welcome to ECCS

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Welcome to the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems.  Please browse our website for more information about the ECCS Division and our ECCS ProgramsFunding Opportunities, and Career Opportunities. Thank you for visiting. - Dr. Samir El-Ghazaly, ECCS Division Director 

ECCS News & Events

July 28, 2014 - NSF encourages innovative research proposals on optics and photonics through the recently announced Dear Colleague Letter - Optics and Photonics (NSF 14-091).

June 18, 2014 - Attention FY2015 CAREER applicants: Please note the new minimum CAREER award size for the Directorate for Engineering beginning in the FY15 competition (July 22, 2014 deadline), described in Dear Colleague Letter NSF 14-062.

June 9, 2014 - NSF thanks the community for providing input on the future NSF nanotechnology infrastructure support program (DCL 14-068) and remains committed to supporting nanotechnology infrastructure (press statement 14-002).

May 19, 2014 -  The ECCS Energy, Power and Adaptive Systems (EPAS) Program is now the Energy, Power, Control and Networks (EPCN) Program. Proposal submissions to this program will still use the same program code of PD 13-7607. Proposals already submitted to EPAS will be automatically transferred to EPCN.

ECCS welcomes Dr. Eyad Abed to the EPAS Program and Dr. Mona Zaghloul to the CCSS Program. Dr. Abed joins ECCS from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute of Systems Research at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Zaghloul joins the division from the George Washington University, where she serves as professor and Chair in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Institute for MEMS/NEMS and VLSI Technologies.

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Special Announcement

Dear Colleague Letter: New Solutions to Create Integrative Data Management Infrastructure(s) for Research Across the Sciences (NSF 12-090)

ECCS Program Management Chart

alt Each ECCS Program is supported by a team of Program Directors (PDs) representing a diverse research portfolio. Click here to view our ECCS Program Management Chart with associated PD research areas.

Programs and Funding Opportunities

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Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices (EPMD)
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS)
Energy, Power, Control and Networks (EPCN)
Additional Funding Opportunities for the ECCS Community:
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
Dear Colleague Letter: Supplemental Opportunity for Translational Research in the Academic Community (TRAC) (NSF 10-044)
Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) Crosscutting
Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS) Crosscutting
FAILURE-RESISTANT SYSTEMS (FRS)
NETWORK FOR COMPUTATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY (NCN)
Physical and Engineering Sciences in Oncology Crosscutting
Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Processes and Systems (RIPS)
Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM)
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace: Secure, Trustworthy, Assured and Resilient Semiconductors and Systems (SaTC: STARSS)
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - SSE & SSI (SI2-SSE&SSI) Crosscutting
Wireless Innovation between Finland and US (WiFiUS)

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future
(NSF  14-591) Posted August 1, 2014

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Posted August 1, 2014

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Posted July 21, 2014

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:
(NSF  14-579) Posted July 1, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Posted June 3, 2014


Upcoming Due Dates See All

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  14-558) Full Proposal: August 5, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Letter of Intent: August 11, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: Institutions of Higher Education (PLAN IHE)

International Research Experiences for Students
(NSF  12-551) Full Proposal: August 19, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Letter of Intent: August 20, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: STEM Disciplines (PLAN D)

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: August 27, 2014, Deadline for REU Site proposals except those requiring access to Antarctica


News See All

Nitin Samarth works with the machine in his lab The birth of topological spintronics
Released July 23, 2014
News From the Field
engineering graphic Researchers invent 'meta mirror' to help advance nonlinear optical systems
Released July 2, 2014
News From the Field
illustration of metal particles moving Metal particles in solids aren't as fixed as they seem, new memristor study shows
Released June 24, 2014
News From the Field
the first practical polariton laser A new way to make laser-like beams using 250x less power
Released June 5, 2014
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