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Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS)

Welcome to ECCS


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. Read more about Dr. El-Ghazaly.

ECCS News & Events

November 21, 2014 - The solicitation to establish National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure is available; the deadline for Letters of Intent is February 2, 2015. 

October 2, 2014 - The report from the August 2014 workshop on the Future Nanotechnology Infrastructure Support Program is now available

August 14, 2014 - ECCS welcomes Dr. Mahmoud Fallahi to the EPMD Program as a new Program Director for the EPMD Optics and Photonics Group. Dr. Fallahi joins NSF from the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson. His areas of expertise include semiconductor lasers, integrated optics and photonics, hybrid organic-inorganic integration, micro/nanofabrication, and WDM components.

ECCS welcomes Dr. Eyad Abed to the EPCN 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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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

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

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:
Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP)
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) Crosscutting
Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS)
IUSE / Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED)
Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Processes and Systems (CRISP)
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 - S2I2 (SI2-S2I2) Crosscutting
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

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Posted March 10, 2015

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - S2I2
(NSF  15-553) Posted March 6, 2015

Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum
(NSF  15-550) Posted March 2, 2015

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  15-542) Posted February 5, 2015

Cyber-Physical Systems
(NSF  15-541) Posted February 2, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Cyber-Physical Systems
(NSF  15-541) Full Proposal: May 4, 2015

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  15-542) Full Proposal: May 6, 2015, Applies to both tracks

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Full Proposal: May 15, 2015

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: May 22, 2015, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.

Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum
(NSF  15-550) Full Proposal: June 2, 2015

News See All

Andrea Alu The National Science Foundation names engineering researcher Andrea Alù its Alan T. Waterman awardee for 2015
Released April 16, 2015
Press Release
Masoud Agah is holding up a microelectrode array New technology provides superior ability to rapidly detect volatile organic compounds
Released April 9, 2015
News From the Field
the synthesis of organic-inorganic nanohybrids Nanoscale worms provide new route to nano-necklace structures
Released March 27, 2015
News From the Field
a snake robot Carnegie Mellon's snake robots learn to turn by following the lead of real sidewinders
Released March 23, 2015
News From the Field

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