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Upcoming Events

2 Cool Instructional Tech Tools for Low-Tech Instructors: Padlet and LiveBinders

  • Jeff Fouts, iSchool FCTL will be teaching how to use new instructional technology tools on Tuesday, November 7 from 5:00-6:00 pm at Hinds Hall 120.
  • Click here to register. 

Introduction to Blackboard

  • Jeff Fouts, iSchool FCTL will be helping understand Blackboard to instructors on Wednesday, November 8 from 2:30-3:30 pm through an online webinar.
  • Click here to register.

Handling the End of the Semester:

  • Shawn Loner will be discussing how to deal with stress, and managing your time effectively on Friday, November 10 from 12:30-2:00 pm at Lyman Hall 228 RSVP at scloner@syr.edu

Data Visualization 101: A Tableau Workshop

  • Erin Daugherty will be discussing about the topic on Friday, November 10 from 2:00-5:00 pm in Falk College 200 (McNaughton Hall).
  • Click here to register for the workshop.

Awards and Honors

  • Pramod K. Varshney (EECS) received an award from the Lockheed Martin Corporation titled “BLACK: Simultaneous Tracking and Optimal Resource Management (BLACK-STORM)”

Funding Opportunities

For Students:

American Water Works Association: Graduate Scholarships

  • These scholarships provide support for doctoral and masters students.
  • Visit link for detailed information on various scholarship and application deadlines.

P.E.O. International: Scholar Awards

  • Nov 20; P.E.O. Scholar Awards are one-time, competitive, merit-based awards (currently $15,000). The P.E.O. Scholar Awards are given once each year for the ensuing academic year. Each is a significant monetary amount that will provide partial support for a year’s study.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) , IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) : IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowships

  • Nov 30; The program was created to support graduate research studies in Microwave Engineering. Judging based on high academic achievement in engineering or physics curriculum; demonstration of significant ability to perform independent research; demonstration of previous excellence in academics.

Society for Mining, Metallurgy

  • Dec 08; This scholarship has been established to encourage undergraduate and graduate academic pursuits and careers in the field of tunneling and underground construction and associated disciplines involved in the development, planning, design, and construction of underground infrastructure.

International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) , Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators (FTEE) : Maley/FTEE Teacher Professional Development Scholarship

  • Dec 01; The purpose of this scholarship is to support teachers in their preparation to increase the positive outcomes of technology and engineering education.

Krell Institute: Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program

  • Jan 18, 2018; The program fosters a community of energetic and committed Ph.D. students, alumni, DOE laboratory staff and other scientists who want to have an impact on the nation while advancing their research.

For Faculty :

Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (NSF)

  • Nov 20; The Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) supports quantitative, mechanistic, predictive, and theory-driven fundamental research designed to promote understanding of complex living systems at the molecular, subcellular, and cellular levels.

Computational Mathematics

  • Nov 30; Proposals ranging from single-investigator projects that develop and analyze innovative computational methods to interdisciplinary team projects that not only create and analyze new mathematical and computational techniques but also use/implement them to model, study, and solve important application problems.

Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (NSF)

  • Jan 10, 2018; The BMMB Program supports fundamental research in biomechanics and mechanobiology. An emphasis is placed on multiscale mechanics approaches in the study of organisms that integrate across molecular, cell, tissue, and organ domains.
  • The program encourages the consideration of diverse living tissues as smart materials that are self-designing.

Civil Infrastructure Systems (NSF)

  • Jan 10, 2018; The Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) program supports fundamental and innovative research in the design, operation and management of civil infrastructure that contributes to creating smart, sustainable and resilient communities at local, national and international scales.
  • The CIS program encourages potentially disruptive ideas that will open new frontiers and significantly broaden and transform relevant research communities.

Campus Cyberinfrastructure

  • Jan 30, 2018; The Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) program invests in innovative, coordinated, and secure campus, multi-campus and multi-institution cyberinfrastructure (CI) components. The 2017 CC* solicitation refocuses on networking capacity, capability and innovation, while continuing to address the challenges of applying CI expertise to enabling science.