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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

NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering
(NSF  16-564) Posted May 9, 2016

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

Upcoming Due Dates See All

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

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: May 27, 2016, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.

Cyber-Physical Systems
(NSF  16-549) Full Proposal: June 7, 2016

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
(NSF  16-525) Preliminary Proposal: June 10, 2016, Preliminary proposals are due for CREST Centers.

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
(NSF  16-525) Full Proposal: June 10, 2016, Proposals are due for HBCU-RISE.

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