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Upcoming Events

MITRE IoT challenge

  • MITRE is looking for a simple, affordable solution to identify devices within an IoT network so rogue devices can be discovered. The deadline for the MITRE Unique Identification of Internet of Things Challenge is Tuesday, January 17, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. More Info

Engineering Functional Biomaterials from Stem Cell Morphogenesis to Targeted Drug Delivery

  •  By Dr. Donny Hanjaya-Putra. January 17th at 10am in 414 Bowne Hall. Hosted by BMCE

Translational Cancer Therapeutics: From Drug-Loaded Particles to Cellular Therapeutics

  • By Dr. Anne-Laure Papa on January 18th at 11am in 414 Bowne Hall. Hosted by BMCE

AIAA Design Competitions for Graduate students

  • Feb 10, 2017 (LOI), May 10, 2017 (Full proposal); AIAA Design competitions offer a great opportunity for students to participate in a simulated real-world problem, allowing students to gain experience and receive useful and constructive feedback from technical experts. Topics include Life Sciences Design, Aircraft Design, Space Design, Space Transportation Design, and Engine Design. More Info

Awards and Honors

Ryan Milcarek (advisor: Dr. Jeongmin Ahn, MAE) was selected to receive an American Society of Mechanical Engineers Student Scholarship awarded by the International Gas Turbine Institute.

Awarded Proposals

Dr. Ian Hosein, BMCE, received an award from the American Chemical Society for “Stimulating Self-Directed Polymer Phase Evolution with Nonlinear Light Waves during Free-Radical Polymerization”.

Funding Opportunities

For Graduate Students

Sigma Xi Science and Engineering Research Grants

  •  Mar 15 (NSF); Through the Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research program, the society awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering. Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision-related research. Funding can support travel expenses or non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.

For Faculty

Science of Science and Innovation Policy  (SciSIP)

  • Feb 9 (NSF); the program funds research to develop models, analytical tools, data and metrics that can be applied in the science policy decision making process and concern the use and allocation of scarce scientific resources.

Innovation Corps (I-Corps TM) – National Innovation Network Nodes Program (I-Corps Nodes)

  • Feb 9 (LOI), Mar 14 (Full proposal); Through this solicitation, NSF is seeking to expand and sustain the network of Innovation Corps Nodes that work cooperatively to support the development of innovations that will benefit society

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies (Cyberlearning)

  • Feb 10 (NSF); The program accepts proposals in three areas: 1) Cyber innovation 2) Learning Innovation 3) Advancing understanding of how people learn in technology-rich learning environments

Support of Fossil Energy Research at U.S. Colleges and Universities Including University Coal Research (UCR) and Research by Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Other Minority Institutions (HBCU/OMI)

  •  Feb 17 (DoE); The FOA is for the solicitation of applications from U.S. Colleges and Universities for Fossil Energy Research.

Creating Innovative and Reliable Circuits Using Inventive Topologies and Semi Conductors (CIRCUITS)

  • Feb 21 (DoE); this program seeks to fund transformational advances in next-generation advanced converter circuit topologies (building blocks) for use in power electronics systems.

Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes

  •  Feb 28 (DoJ); seeks proposals for basic or applied research and development projects that will: (1) increase the body of knowledge to guide and inform forensic science policy and practice or (2) lead to the production of useful materials, devices, systems, or methods that have the potential for forensic application.