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Computer and Network Systems (CNS)

WATCH Series

The Washington Area Trustworthy Computing Hour (WATCH) aims to provide a series of thought-provoking talks by innovative thinkers with ideas that illuminate these challenges and provide signposts toward solutions. More...

Employment Announcement: CNS

CNS Division Director: CISE announces a nationwide search to fill the position of Director, Division of Computer & Networks Systems (CNS). More...

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs
bullet Computer Systems Research  (CSR)
bullet Networking Technology and Systems  (NeTS)
Education and Workforce Program
bullet Broadening Participation in Computing Alliance Program  (BPC-A)
bullet STEM-C Partnerships: Computing Education for the 21st Century  (STEM-CP: CE21)
Research Infrastructure Program
bullet CISE Research Infrastructure  (CRI)
bullet Global Environment for Networking Innovations  (GENI)
bullet Major Research Instrumentation Program:  (MRI) NSF Wide Flag
Additional Funding Opportunities for the CNS Community
bullet ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers NSF Wide Flag
bullet Campus Cyberinfrastructure - Infrastructure, Innovation and Engineering Program  (CC*IIE)
bullet CISE Research Infrastructure: Mid-Scale Infrastructure - NSFCloud  (CRI: NSFCloud)
bullet Critical Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science & Engineering  (BIGDATA)
bullet Cyber-Physical Systems  (CPS)
bullet Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum  (EARS) Crosscutting
bullet Expeditions in Computing
bullet Exploiting Parallelism and Scalability  (XPS)
bullet Future Internet Architectures -- Next Phase  (FIA-NP)
bullet Graduate Research Fellowship Program  (GRFP) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program  (I/UCRC) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program  (IGERT) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Networking Technology and Systems  (NeTS: JUNO)
bullet Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science
bullet Research Experiences for Undergraduates  (REU) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Processes and Systems  (RIPS)
bullet Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace  (SaTC)
bullet Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace: Secure, Trustworthy, Assured and Resilient Semiconductors and Systems  (SaTC: STARSS)
bullet Smart and Connected Health  (SCH)
bullet Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - SSE & SSI  (SI2-SSE&SSI) Crosscutting

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  14-548) Posted March 27, 2014

Innovation Corps Sites Program
(NSF  14-547) Posted March 24, 2014

Cyber-Physical Systems
(NSF  14-542) Posted March 5, 2014

Sustainability Research Networks Competition
(NSF  14-534) Posted January 29, 2014

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program
(NSF  14-532) Posted January 10, 2014


Upcoming Due Dates See All

Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum
(NSF  14-529) Full Proposal: April 18, 2014

Catalyzing New International Collaborations
(NSF  13-605) Full Proposal: April 22, 2014

Sustainability Research Networks Competition
(NSF  14-534) Full Proposal: April 29, 2014

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  14-548) Letter of Intent: May 20, 2014, NRT Letter of Intent

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: May 23, 2014, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.


News See All

computing graphic Parents should try to find middle ground to keep teens safe online
Released March 19, 2014
News From the Field
bitcoins Using stolen computer processing cycles to mine Bitcoin
Released February 26, 2014
News From the Field
researchers looking at 3-D images of ancient Egypt Catalyzing gigabit apps for learning and workforce development
Released February 6, 2014
Press Release
Farnam Jahanian and Masao Sakauchi talking during a meeting NSF awards grants to seven joint US-Japanese projects for next-generation networking technologies
Released February 3, 2014
Press Release

Discoveries See All

Illustration of simulations of a free energy perturbation study of phosphate hydrolysis in water Computational science takes the Nobel stage
2013 Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry continue to develop important high performance computing methods
Released  February 11, 2014

Researcher Dina Katabi and her students Innovative technology addresses wireless interference
Researcher has developed new tools and programs that enhance speed, efficiency and security of data transmission
Released  December 16, 2013

Brenda Philips, University of Massachusetts Amherst New Radar System Provides Earlier Severe Weather Alerts
Research conducted through NSF’s U.S. Ignite program connects radar systems to ultra high-speed networks
Released  February 12, 2013

Photo of Lev Gonick  during a presentation Next-generation High-definition Videoconferencing Will Provide Immediate Public Benefits
Researchers expect it to revolutionize health care delivery and STEM education
Released  January 31, 2013

Henry McDonald Progress Made in Developing Systems for Disaster Mitigation
Pilot project in Chattanooga uses an ultra-fast, high bandwidth system to help emergency workers, local officials and the public determine how to predict and respond to disasters
Released  January 4, 2013


Events Calendar See All

April 22, 2014  - April 23, 2014
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Panel Meeting
Panel

May 12, 2014  - May 13, 2014
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Panel Meeting
Panel

June 23, 2014  - June 24, 2014
NSF Grants Conference - Denver, CO
Outreach




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