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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 and Multidisciplinary Activities (EFMA)
Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP)

About ENG

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Proposals and Awards

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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. 

ENG Leadership Opportunity

Jan. 7, 2016 - NSF announces a nationwide search for the next division director of the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems. Read more.

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities

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Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Nodes Program
(NSF  16-539) Posted February 11, 2016

Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum
(NSF  16-537) Posted February 4, 2016

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation
(NSF  16-532) Posted January 19, 2016

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  16-531) Posted January 12, 2016

Data Infrastructure Building Blocks
(NSF  16-530) Posted January 5, 2016

Upcoming Due Dates

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Biomechanics and Mechanobiology
(PD  14-7479) Full Proposal: February 16, 2016

Civil Infrastructure Systems
(PD  15-1631) Full Proposal: February 16, 2016

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM
(NSF  15-528) Full Proposal: February 16, 2016

Design of Engineering Material Systems
(PD  12-8086) Full Proposal: February 16, 2016

Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics
(PD  15-7569) Full Proposal: February 16, 2016

Funding Rates

ENG funding rates chart
ENG funding rates chart

Overall FY 2015 ENG funding rate: 20%

Division Funding Rate Actions Awards
CBET 15% 3272 505
CMMI 17% 3378 583
ECCS 20% 1575 315
EEC 22% 367 82
EFMA 33% 39 13
IIP 50% 701 353
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NSF FY 2017 Budget Request
Released February 9, 2016
Fact Sheet
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Released February 8, 2016
News From the Field
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Released February 8, 2016
Science Nation

Events Calendar

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November 9, 2015  - December 9, 2016
2016 NRT Informational Webinars

February 22, 2016
Nanoscale Organic Hybrid Materials and Applications in Next-Generation Energy-Storage Technologies

February 29, 2016  - March 1, 2016
NSF Grants Conference in Portland, Oregon

Featured Programs

NSF/CASIS Collaboration on Fluid Dynamics Research on the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth
Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation
Scalable Nanomanufacturing
Science of Learning: Collaborative Networks

Additional ENG Resources

NSF National Nanotechnology Initiative
Height of Light: Progress in lasers and other light sources
High-tech Harvest: Engineering agriculture's future


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Dear Colleague Letter: CPS EAGERs Supporting Participation in the Global City Teams Challenge
Dear Colleague Letter: Integrated NSF Support Promoting Interdisciplinary Research and Education (INSPIRE)

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