The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation of The Pittsburgh Foundation will award annual research grants in 2016 to researchers at Pennsylvania universities to carry out fundamental research in the areas of biology, chemistry, and physics. Guidelines can be found on the website: http://kaufman.pittsburghfoundation.org/
- New Investigator Research Grants – Up to six awards at a maximum of $150,000 for two years ($75,000 per year)
- New Initiative Research Grants – Up to four awards at a maximum of $300,000 for two years ($150,000 per year)
Please contact Kathy Zimmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information if you are interested in pursuing these. Letters of intent are due on January 27, 2016.
This partnership between the National Science Foundation and the Semiconductor Research Corporation will support a new collaborative research program to minimize the energy impacts of processing, storing, and moving data within future computing systems, and will be synergistic with other research activities that address other aspects of this overarching energy-constrained computing performance challenge.
Continue reading Funding Opportunity: Energy-Efficient Computing: from Devices to Architectures (E2CDA) A Joint Initiative between NSF and SRC
These programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory provide hands-on research opportunities for faculty from U.S. colleges and universities. All programs are limited to current, full-time teaching faculty at an institution of higher education in the U.S., unless otherwise noted. Application deadlines vary by program. This information is provided via the Oak Ridge Association of Universities (ORAU).
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The overarching goal of INFEWS is to catalyze the well-integrated interdisciplinary research efforts to transform scientific understanding of the FEW nexus in order to improve system function and management, address system stress, increase resilience, and ensure sustainability. The NSF INFEWS initiative is designed specifically to attain the following goals:
- Significantly advance our understanding of the food-energy-water system through quantitative and computational modeling, including support for relevant cyberinfrastructure;
- Develop real-time, cyber-enabled interfaces that improve understanding of the behavior of FEW systems and increase decision support capability;
- Enable research that will lead to innovative system and technological solutions to critical FEW problems; and
- Grow the scientific workforce capable of studying and managing the FEW system through education and other professional development opportunities.
Continue reading New Interdisciplinary Program from NSF: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS)
From the ARPA-E Newsletter:
“ARPA-E has released a Funding Opportunity Announcement for its newest program, GENerators for Small Electrical and Thermal Systems (GENSETS). The program will fund the development of disruptive generator technologies that will enable widespread deployment of residential combined heat and power systems. The ARPA-E GENSETS program seeks transformative generators/engines with 1 kW of electrical output that have high efficiency, long life, low cost, and low emissions.
The deadline to submit a Concept Paper is December 1, 2014. Additional information, including the full Funding Opportunity Announcement and how to find project teaming partners, is available on ARPA-E’s online application portal, ARPA-E eXCHANGE (http://bit.ly/GENSETSFOA).”
The National Science Foundation is currently soliciting proposals for their PFI: Building Innovation Capacity (BIC) program under the topic of Smart Service Systems. This is a limited submission with an institutional limit of two. Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) program supports academia-industry partnerships to focus on post-discovery, academic-led research that advances, adapts and integrates technology into a human-centered smart service system and builds innovation capacity:
Continue reading Limited Submission: NSF Partnerships for Innovation: (BIC) on Smart Service Systems