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Faculty Opportunities

Environmental Solutions for Communities

The National Fish and Wildlife Service, jointly with Wells Fargo, is inviting grant applications for projects to help communities throughout the United States create a more sustainable future through responsible environmental stewardship.

Agency: 
NFWS/Wells Fargo
Deadline: 
September 4, 2012
Preproposal Deadline: 
July 2, 2012

Remote Sensing of Water Quality

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is inviting grant applications for research addressing the interests of the Terrestrial Hydrology and Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry programs. NASA is interested in projects with either of the following objectives: 1) techniques to improve remote sensing of water quality, with a focus on atmospheric corrections and shallow water; or 2) projects to improve the description of the link between a water body's optical and biogeochemical properties.

Agency: 
NASA
Deadline: 
August 22, 2012
Funds: 
~$200,00/yr for 3 years

CloudSat and CALIPSO Science Team

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is inviting grant applications to participate in the science team that aims to enhance the state of atmospheric and climate science through the

Agency: 
NASA
Deadline: 
July 25, 2012
Funds: 
~150,000/yr for 3 years

Earth Science Participating Investigator

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is inviting grant applications for U.S. Participating Investigator (USPI) investigations on a non-NASA space mission that address the Earth Science Research Program objectives listed in the NASA Science Plan. Proposed projects should contribute and facilitate access to foreign space agencies' assets.

Agency: 
NASA
Deadline: 
July 2, 2012
Funds: 
$125,000 to $150,000 annually for up to five years

Atmospheric Composition: Upper Atmosphere Observations

 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is inviting grant applications for research to improve prognostic capability for issues related to atmospheric composition and related chemistry (e.g., the recovery of stratospheric ozone and its impacts on surface ultraviolet radiation, the evolution of greenhouse gases and their impacts on climate, and the evolution of tropospheric ozone and aerosols and their impacts on climate and air quality).

Agency: 
NASA
Deadline: 
July 2, 2012
Funds: 
~$280,000/yr for four years

Deep Exploration and Filtering of Text

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is inviting contract and cooperative agreement applications for innovative research on automated technologies for deep natural language understanding. The Deep Exploration and Filtering of Text (DEFT) program seeks to develop the ability to see through language to meaning in text, to make use of key information contained in text

Agency: 
DARPA
Deadline: 
August 20, 2012

Computation and Modeling for Electric Systems

The Department of Energy is inviting cooperative agreement applications for projects that leverage scientific advances in mathematics and computation for application to power system models and software tools, with the long-term goal of enabling real-time protection and control based on wide-area sensor measurements.

Agency: 
DOE
Deadline: 
July 5, 2012
Funds: 
up to $1.5 million

Advancing Informal STEM Learning (NSF)

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for research and development of innovative and field-advancing out-of-school STEM learning and emerging STEM learning environments. AISL proposals may address any area supported by the NSF. The program will support ideas, concepts, models, and other opportunities for learning and learning environments that will capture the creative and innovative potential of informal STEM learning for the future, and potentially forge new connections across all STEM learning communities.

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
January 14, 2013

National Integrated Water Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is inviting grant applications for the National Integrated Water Quality Program, which supports research, education, and extension activities that aim to contribute to the improvement of the quality of our Nation's surface water and groundwater resources. Supported projects should lead to science-based decision making and management practices that improve the quality of the Nation's surface water and groundwater resources in
agricultural, rural, and urbanizing watersheds.

 

Agency: 
USDA
Deadline: 
June 28, 2012
Funds: 
up to $750,000

Biological/Mathematical Sciences Interface

The National Science Foundation, jointly with the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, is inviting grant applications for research in mathematics and statistics on questions in the biological and biomedical sciences. This competition will support research using sophisticated mathematical and statistical techniques and involving significant quantitative challenges to answer biological questions.

Agency: 
NSF/NIH
Deadline: 
September 17, 2012
Funds: 
$100,000 to $400,000 annually for three to five years