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ENG Organizations

Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET)
Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI)
Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS)
Engineering Education and Centers (EEC)
Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI)
Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP)

About ENG

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Special Announcement

NSF remains committed to supporting nanotechnology infrastructure ( Press Statement 14-002)

Perspective of the ENG Assistant Director

Dr. Pramod Khargonekar, NSF Assistant Director for Engineering, shares his thoughts on on emerging ideas, frontier research areas, and national needs.

Read the latest perspective on infrastructure research.    

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities

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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

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM
(NSF  14-546) Posted March 19, 2014

Scalable Nanomanufacturing
(NSF  14-544) Posted March 19, 2014

Critical Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science & Engineering
(NSF  14-543) Posted March 12, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates

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

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

Broadening Participation in Engineering
(PD  14-7680) Full Proposal: May 1, 2014

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation
(NSF  13-575) Full Proposal: May 1, 2014

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
(NSF  14-526) Letter of Intent: May 12, 2014, Letter of Intent: Integration (INT) Projects only

Funding Rates

ENG funding rates chart
ENG funding rates chart

Overall FY 2013 ENG funding rate: 18%

Division Funding Rate Actions Awards
CBET 17% 3110 519
CMMI 17% 3084 513
ECCS 18% 1320 236
EEC 15% 475 71
EFRI 31% 58 18
IIP 46% 327 151
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graphic showing various marine organisms and the text photogallery   Special for Earth Day: New NSF resources highlight surprising ecological and economic benefits of biodiversity
Released April 17, 2014
Press Release
President Obama talks with PECASE recipients at the White House.   Early Career Scientists and Engineers receive highest honor from the White House
Released April 16, 2014
Press Release
image of fish swimming underwater   Engineers are 'schooling' themselves on fish maneuvers
Released April 14, 2014
Science Nation

Events Calendar

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April 22, 2014  - April 23, 2014
I/UCRC: Center for Arthropod Management Technologies IAB Meeting
Partnership Meeting

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

April 23, 2014
Spring 2014: ENG Advisory Committee Meeting
Advisory Committee Meeting

Featured Programs

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Additional ENG Resources

ENG Committee of Visitor (COV) Reports
NSF National Nanotechnology Initiative


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Investing in Science, Engineering, and Education for the Nation's Future - National Science Foundation Strategic Plan for 2014-2018
Dear Colleague Letter: Submission of I/UCRC Proposals in Response to NSF 13-594 in Areas Related to Engineering Biology and Cellular Biomanufacturing
Dear Colleague Letter: Support for Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure and Research during FY 2015-FY 2019

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