Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

Sponsor Program Solicitation: NSF 12-534
Funding Amount: 10 awards totaling $1.9M. Award ceiling $200K total for two years.
Duration: 2 years


Status of this Limited Submission Opportunity

Closed - Submitting PI: Nader Jalili (MIE)


Deadlines

NU Pre-Proposal Deadline: 02/23/2012
Sponsor Deadline: 04/23/2012


Eligibility and Nomination Requirements

NU can submit only one (1) proposal but may submit a second proposal as the lead institution, only if it is focused on the societal, ethical, economic and/or environmental issues relevant to nanotechnology.


Funding Areas

This solicitation aims at introducing nanoscale science, engineering, and technology through a variety of interdisciplinary approaches into undergraduate engineering education. The focus of the FY 2012 competition is on nanoscale engineering education with relevance to devices and systems and/or on the societal, ethical, economic and/or environmental issues relevant to nanotechnology. Related funding opportunities are posted on the web site for the National Nanotechnology Initiative, www.nsf.gov/nano. In addition, research and education projects in nanoscale science and engineering will continue to be supported in the relevant NSF programs and divisions.

CONTACT:

Mary Poats, ENG/EEC   (703) 292-5357, email: mpoats@nsf.gov

Frederick M. Kronz, SBE/SES (703) 292-7283,  email: fkronz@nsf.gov