Science & Engineering Indicators

NSB’s biennial report, Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI), provides the most comprehensive federal information and analysis on the nation’s position in science and engineering.

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NSB Activities

The NSB establishes the policies of the National Science Foundation and serves as advisor to Congress and the President. The Board approves major NSF awards, provides congressional testimony and issues statements relevant to the nation’s S&E enterprise.


NSB Honorary Awards

Each year, the NSB honors individuals and organizations with its prestigious Vannevar Bush and Public Service awards, recognizing remarkable contributions and public service in science and engineering.