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From programmable backbones to advanced 'apps': An end-to-end vision of the future Internet

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 14:10

Ultra-high-speed and programmable networks have the potential not only to make the Internet faster, more secure and more accessible, but also to enable completely new kinds of applications that can transform how we live, work, learn and communicate.

Cities across the country with gigabit network connectivity, from Chattanooga, ...
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Program Specialist, NSF, GS-0301-7/9 MP (Closes: 04/10/2015)

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:10

Available Formats:
HTML: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/398843300

Document Number: nsf20150018


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Program Specialist, NSF, GS-0301-9/11 MP (Closes: 04/10/2015)

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:10

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Document Number: nsf20150019


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Beyond Today's Internet

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:29

By investing in future Internet architectures, networking protocols and applications, and communities of researchers, NSF continues to advance the capabilities afforded by the Internet.
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Modeling and predicting severe storms

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 15:28

Hurricanes, tornadoes and solar eruptions can have profound effects on America's economy, public safety and well-being.

A noon lunch briefing next Tuesday at the Senate Visitor's Center on Capitol Hill, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, will provide an overview of the current state of storm research.

In particular, panelists will discuss work to improve risk assessment and hazard preparedness in order to ...
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Public Access to Results of NSF-funded Research

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:19

The National Science Foundation has developed a plan outlining a framework for activities to increase public access to scientific publications and digital scientific data resulting from research the foundation funds.
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National Science Foundation announces plan for comprehensive public access to research results

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:00

Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF), announced its continued commitment to expand public access to the results of its funded research through the publication of its public access plan, Today's Data, Tomorrow's Discoveries. NSF's public access is intended to accelerate the dissemination of fundamental research results that will advance the frontiers of knowledge and help ensure the nation's future ...
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OpenfMRI allows neuroscientists to share brain research data

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 00:00

The growing database is helping researchers discover new insights and it could become a powerful tool for diagnosis
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STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 06:10
Full Proposal Deadline Date: April 14, 2015

Program Guidelines: NSF 15-537

The STEM+C Partnerships program seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and computing by K-12 students and teachers, through research on, and development of, courses, curriculum, course materials, pedagogies, instructional strategies, or models that innovatively integrate computing into one or more STEM disciplines, or integrate STEM content into the teaching and learning of computing. In addition, STEM+C seeks to ...
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Developing infrastructure for data sharing around the world

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 03:48

How can we support agricultural productivity around the world? How can we develop public health models that leverage social data, health data and environmental data? What are best practices to ensure the stewardship of research data today and tomorrow?

Solutions to these and other critical challenges are being advanced through the sharing and exchange of research data. To increase data sharing and overcome the critical challenges associated with making data accessible, an ...
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Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 00:10
Full Proposal Deadline Date: April 8, 2015

Program Guidelines: NSF 15-536

Synopsis of Program:

The Directorate for Engineering (ENG) and the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), have joined to support the Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science program. This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, and Mathematics (STEM) teachers and community college and university ...
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National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI)

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 00:10
Full Proposal Deadline Date: April 3, 2015

Program Guidelines: NSF 15-519

Over the past decade of its authorized award life, the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) has enabled major discoveries, innovations, and contributions to education and commerce by providing researchers from academia, small and large companies, and government with open access to university user facilities with leading-edge fabrication and characterization tools, instrumentation, and expertise within all disciplines of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. The ...
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Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies (Cyberlearning)

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 00:10
Full Proposal Target Date: March 27, 2015
Capacity-Building Projects (CAPs)

Program Guidelines: NSF 14-526

The purpose of the Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies program is to integrate opportunities offered by emerging technologies with advances in what is known about how people learn to advance three interconnected thrusts:

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:10
Letter of Intent Deadline Date: March 25, 2015
Applies to both tracks

Program Guidelines: NSF 15-542

The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that ensure that graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. The NRT program includes two tracks: the ...
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Campus Cyberinfrastructure - Data, Networking, and Innovation Program (CC*DNI)

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 00:10
Full Proposal Deadline Date: March 24, 2015

Program Guidelines: NSF 15-534

The Campus Cyberinfrastructure - Data, Networking, and Innovation (CC*DNI) program invests in campus-level data and networking infrastructure and integration activities tied to achieving higher levels of performance, reliability and predictability for science applications and distributed research projects. Science-driven requirements are the primary motivation for any proposed activity.

CC*DNI awards will be made in seven areas:

(1) Data Infrastructure Building ...
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Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP)

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 00:10
Full Proposal Deadline Date: March 20, 2015

Program Guidelines: NSF 15-531

Critical infrastructures are the mainstay of our nation's economy, security and health. These infrastructures are interdependent. For example, the electrical power system depends on the delivery of fuels to power generating stations through transportation services, the production of those fuels depends in turn on the use of electrical power, and those fuels are needed by the transportation services.

The goals of the Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and ...
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EarthCube:

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 00:10
Full Proposal Deadline Date: March 19, 2015
EarthCube Integrative Activities

Program Guidelines: NSF 13-529

EarthCube is a community-driven activity sponsored through a partnership between the NSF Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) and the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) Division of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (ACI) to transform research in the academic geosciences community. EarthCube aims to create a well-connected and facile environment to share data and knowledge in an open, transparent, and inclusive manner, thus accelerating our ...
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