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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

View ENG Staff Directory
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Proposals and Awards

Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
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Discoveries

Discoveries from NSF Research
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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.

Read the latest perspective on neuroengineering.    

Special Announcements

June 9, 2014 - NSF thanks the community for providing input on the future NSF nanotechnology infrastructure support program ( DCL 14-068) and remains committed to supporting nanotechnology infrastructure ( press statement 14-002).

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities

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Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Posted July 21, 2014

Interdisciplinary Research in Hazards and Disasters
(NSF  14-581) Posted July 9, 2014

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:
(NSF  14-579) Posted July 1, 2014

Sensors, Dynamics, and Control
(PD  14-7569) Posted June 24, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Posted June 3, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates

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Wireless Innovation between Finland and US
(NSF  14-563) Full Proposal: August 1, 2014

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  14-558) Full Proposal: August 5, 2014

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
(NSF  14-565) Supplement: August 7, 2014, Proposals are due for CREST Partnership Supplements.

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Letter of Intent: August 11, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: Institutions of Higher Education (PLAN IHE)

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
(NSF  14-565) Full Proposal: August 13, 2014, Proposals are due for HBCU-RISE and Broadening Participation Research projects.

Funding Rates

ENG funding rates chart
ENG funding rates chart

Overall FY 2013 ENG funding rate: 18%

Division Funding Rate Actions Awards
CBET 17% 3109 518
CMMI 17% 3085 514
ECCS 18% 1320 236
EEC 15% 475 71
EFRI 31% 58 18
IIP 46% 328 152
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News

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Nitin Samarth works with the machine in his lab   The birth of topological spintronics
Released July 23, 2014
News From the Field
solid piece of metal sliding over another   Discovery is key to metal wear in sliding parts
Released July 23, 2014
News From the Field
an aerial view of the slide site at Oso, Wash.   Oso disaster had its roots in earlier landslides
Released July 22, 2014
News From the Field

Events Calendar

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July 31, 2014  - August 1, 2014
I/UCRC: Center for the Integration of Composites into Infrastructure (CICI) IAB Meeting
Partnership Meeting

July 31, 2014  - August 1, 2014
I/UCRC: Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) IAB Meeting
Partnership Meeting

August 18, 2014
Workshop for a Future Nanotechnology Infrastructure Support Program
Webcast

Featured Programs

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
International Research Experiences for Students
Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Additional ENG Resources

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

Publications

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Dear Colleague Letter - Announcement of Change to the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems Unsolicited Proposal Submission Window to October 1 through November 5, 2014
Dear Colleague Letter: Submission of I/UCRC Proposals in Response to NSF 13-594 in Areas Related to Medical Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
Dear Colleague Letter - Optics and Photonics

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