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Communications Specialist, SBE/BES, GS-0301-14 DE (Closes: 01/16/2015)

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 09:10

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Communications Specialist, SBE/BES, GS-0301-14 MP (Closes: 01/16/2015)

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 09:10

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Document Number: sbe20150003


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Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:10
Full Proposal Window: January 14, 2015
SMALL Projects

Program Guidelines: NSF 14-597

CISE’s Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in two core programs:

  • Computer Systems Research (CSR) program; and
  • Networking Technology and Systems (NeTS) program.

Proposers are invited to submit proposals in three project classes, which are defined as follows:

Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:10
Full Proposal Window: January 14, 2015
SMALL projects

Program Guidelines: NSF 14-598

CISE’s Division of Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF) supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in three core programs:

  • The Algorithmic Foundations (AF) program;
  • The Communications and Information Foundations (CIF) program; and
  • The Software and Hardware Foundations (SHF) program.

Proposers are invited to submit proposals in three project classes, which are defined as follows:

Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:10
Full Proposal Window: January 14, 2015
SMALL Projects

Program Guidelines: NSF 14-596

CISE’s Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in three core programs:

  • The Cyber-Human Systems (CHS) program;
  • The Information Integration and Informatics (III) program; and
  • The Robust Intelligence (RI) program.

Proposals in the area of computer graphics and visualization may be submitted to any of the three core programs ...
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National Robotics Initiative (NRI)

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:10
Full Proposal Deadline Date: January 14, 2015

Program Guidelines: NSF 15-505

The goal of the National Robotics Initiative is to accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside or cooperatively with people. Innovative robotics research and applications emphasizing the realization of such co-robots working in symbiotic relationships with human partners is supported by multiple agencies of the federal government including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National ...
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Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:10
Full Proposal Window: January 14, 2015
SMALL Projects

Program Guidelines: NSF 14-599

Cyberspace has transformed the daily lives of people for the better. The rush to adopt cyberspace, however, has exposed its fragility and vulnerabilities: corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individuals have been victims of cyber-attacks. In December 2011, the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) with the cooperation of NSF issued a broad, coordinated ...
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Interdisciplinary Program Director, CISE/IIS, AD-0101/0401/0801/1301/1501-04 (Closes: 12/22/2014)

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 17:10

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Document Number: iis20150001


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The future of computer science education

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 14:00

A strong foundation in computer science--being able to apply foundational concepts, methods and tools--is required to excel in an increasingly digital and computational world. The National Science Foundation (NSF) leads the nation in supporting the development and teaching of rigorous and engaging computer science (CS) courses. In addition, NSF has a strong commitment to ...
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College Board launches new AP Computer Science Principles course

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 12:44

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 9.2 million jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are anticipated in 2020, and 4.6 million of them will be in computing. However, less than 2.4 percent of college students graduate with a degree in computer science, and among these students only a limited portion are women and underrepresented minorities.

To address the challenge of making computing coursework more engaging and accessible for all students and to ...
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Partnerships for computer science education: Improving access at the K-12 levels

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 12:22

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) kicked off Computer Science Education Week today with an event in Washington, D.C., celebrating new commitments and partnerships among the Federal government, school districts, nonprofits, foundations, private industry, and others that will expand access to, and student learning in, computer ...
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Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program (I/UCRC)

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 00:10
Letter of Intent Deadline Date: January 5, 2015

Program Guidelines: NSF 13-594

The Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) program develops long-term partnerships among industry, academe, and government. The centers are catalyzed by a small investment from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and are primarily supported by industry center members, with NSF taking a supporting role in the development and evolution of the center. Each center is established to conduct research that is of interest to both the industry members and the center faculty. An ...
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Science Assistant, AD-01 (Closes: 8/15/2014)

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 13:10

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Document Number: nsf20140036


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Ebola rapid response

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 15:43

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the first of a number of rapid response grants to advance fundamental Ebola research.

The grants will support researchers seeking to answer important questions about the virus's fundamental nature, how it interacts with other substances, how it spreads, and how communication and perception affect public safety during an ...
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Innovative new supercomputers increase nation's computational capacity and capability

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:01

Tens of thousands of researchers nationwide currently harness the power of massive supercomputers to solve research problems that cannot be answered in the lab. However, studies show this represents only a fraction of the potential users of such resources.

As supercomputing--also known as high performance computing or HPC--becomes central to the work and progress of researchers in all fields, from genomics and ecology to medicine and education, new kinds of computing resources and more ...
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Program Specialist, National Science Foundation (Agency-Wide), GS-0301-7/9 MP (Closing: 12/05/2014)

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:10

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Document Number: nsf20150007


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Program Specialist, National Science Foundation (Agency-Wide), GS-0301-9/11 MP (Closes: 12/05/2014)

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:10

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Document Number: NSF20150006


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Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies (Cyberlearning)

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:10
Full Proposal Deadline Date: December 19, 2014
Exploration Projects (EXPs)

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:

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:10
Full Proposal Window: December 19, 2014
CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION Projects

Program Guidelines: NSF 14-599

Cyberspace has transformed the daily lives of people for the better. The rush to adopt cyberspace, however, has exposed its fragility and vulnerabilities: corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individuals have been victims of cyber-attacks. In December 2011, the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) with the cooperation of NSF issued a broad, coordinated ...
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