Limited Submission Programs - NSF - Nanotechology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering

Summary of Opportunity
NSF - Nanotechology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering
OSP Deadline 05/17/13
Funding Agency Deadline 05/22/13
Funding or Award Criteria

Program Description: 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 2013 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.

Please see the solicitation for complete information.

Eligibility

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 PI or co-PI on no more than one proposal.

Applicable Field(s)  
Number of Nominees Allowed

One (1) proposal as the lead institution. Exception: 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.

Required Internal Review Documents

 

Notes

Associate Deans or Designates should submit the following materials electronically to limitedsub@austin.utexas.edu by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013:

  1. Dean's or ORU Director's Letter of Nomination
  2. Two page maximum lay abstract describing the aims/needs of the proposed research project.
  3. Short bio sketch/CV of the UT PI

Each college may submit one (1) nomination.

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance Dr. Navid Saleh, School of Engineering
Posting Date 04/07/13