National Science Foundation

NSF: Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering

Program Summary

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 2014 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.

Eligibility

Only one (1) proposal may be submitted by a US academic institution, College/Department of Engineering or College/Department of Engineering Technology as the lead institution with the following exception: A US academic institution 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.

The lead PI must hold a faculty appointment within a College/Department of Engineering or College/Department of Engineering Technology within the submitting US academic institution. An individual may serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) or co-Principal Investigator (co-PI) on no more than one proposal.

Award Information

Estimated number of awards: 10. Anticipated funding amount: $1,900,000.  Each award will be up to a maximum of $200,000 for two years.

To comply with the limitation of one proposal per institution, please contact Dr. Milan Sonka (milan-sonka@uiowa.edu) in the College of Engineering if you are interested in going forward with an application.

Date Due to DSP or UIF05/20/2014
Date Due to Sponsor05/27/2014
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due DateN/A
Email:milan-sonka@uiowa.edu
Phone:319-335-5191
Sponsor URL:http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2014/nsf14541/nsf14541.htm#

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