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Faculty Opportunities

Algebraic Topology

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for research on algebraic topology, including homotopy theory, ordinary and extraordinary homology and cohomology, cobordism theory, and K-theory; topological manifolds and cell complexes, fiberings, knots, and links; differential topology and actions of groups of transformations; geometric group theory; and general topology and continua theory.

FUNDS: Recent awards have ranged from $24,000 to $1 million.
 

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
November 6, 2012

Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for research to improve the fundamental understanding of devices and components based on the principles of micro- and nanoelectronics, photonics, magnetics, optoelectronics, electromechanics, electromagnetics, and related physical phenomena.

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
November 1, 2012

Energy, Power, and Adaptive Systems

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for the design and analysis of intelligent and adaptive engineering networks, including sensing, imaging, controls, and computational technologies for a variety of application domains. EPAS emphasizes electric power networks and grids, including generation, transmission and integration of renewable, sustainable and distributed energy systems; high power electronics and drives; and understanding of associated regulatory and economic structures.

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
November 1, 2012
Funds: 
Recent awards have ranged from $10,000 to $410,000

Defense-Related Medical Research

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command is inviting grant, contract, and cooperative agreement applications for defense-related medical research in the following areas: 1) Military Infectious Diseases, 2) Combat Casualty Care, 3) Military Operational Medicine, 4) Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine, 5) Medical Biological Defense, 6) Medical Chemical Defense, 7) Telemedicine and Advanced Technology, and 8) Special Programs.

FUNDS: $600 million is available for 300 awards.

 

Agency: 
USAMRMC
Deadline: 
September 30, 2012
Funds: 
$2M/award

High-Impact Nanoscience Research

The Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is inviting proposals for user-initiated nanoscience research that will use CNMS facilities and staff expertise. The program provides users with access to a broad range of capabilities for nanomaterials design, synthesis, characterization, and theory/modeling/simulation to support studies that will significantly advance our understanding of nanoscale phenomena and develop functional nanomaterials systems.

Agency: 
ORNL
Deadline: 
October 17, 2012

Centers for Explosives Research

The Department of Homeland Security is inviting cooperative agreement applications to serve as a lead or partner institution for auniversity-based Center of Excellence (COE) focusing on research,

Agency: 
DHS
Deadline: 
November 27, 2012

E2 Energy to Educate Demonstration Projects

Constellation Energy Resources is inviting grant applications for projects that enhance student understanding of the science and technology needed to address energy issues, and reach and inspire students to think differently about energy. Projects should be team-oriented, learning-focused, hands-on demonstration projects with specific results that reach a minimum of 100 students.

Agency: 
Constellation
Deadline: 
September 15, 2012
Funds: 
$50,000

Terrestrial Ecology

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is inviting grant applications for research on the structure and function of global terrestrial ecosystems, their interactions with the atmosphere and hydrosphere, and their role in the cycling of the major biogeochemical elements and water. This program addresses variability in terrestrial ecosystems, how terrestrial ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles respond to and affect global environmental change, and future changes in carbon cycle dynamics and terrestrial ecosystems.

Agency: 
NASA
Deadline: 
January 8, 2012
Preproposal Deadline: 
September 18, 2012
Funds: 
~$125,000/yr for three-year awa

Space Communications and Navigation Testbed

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is inviting cooperative agreement applications to participate in the development, integration, and on-orbit execution of research and technology experiments and demonstrations using the Space Communication and Navigation (SCaN) Testbed aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Agency: 
NASA
Deadline: 
May 31, 2013

Space Communications and Navigation Testbed

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is inviting cooperative agreement applications to participate in the development, integration, and on-orbit execution of research and technology experiments and demonstrations using the Space Communication and Navigation (SCaN) Testbed aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Agency: 
NASA
Deadline: 
January 31, 2013