Government Funding Session: National Science Foundation

Anita J. La Salle

Program Director, Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS)
Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Arlington, VA 22230
alasalle --AT--

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Tuesday, June 9, 2008

NSF's CNS Division supports research and education activities that address new computing and networking technologies and explore new ways to enhance exist¬ing technologies. The Division seeks to develop a better understanding of the funda¬mental properties of computer and network systems and to create better abstrac¬tions and tools for designing, building, analyzing, and measuring future systems. The Division also supports the computing infrastructure needed for experimental com¬puter science and it coordinates cross-CISE and cross-NSF activities. In addition to research proposal solicitations, CNS also considers propos¬als focusing on education, workforce development, and other activities that are of general interest to the CISE community and that are not covered by other NSF so¬licitations.

This session will cover current CISE and other NSF programs of importance to re¬searchers in trustworthy distributed computing and sensor systems such as: Computer Systems Research (CSR), Trustworthy Computing (TC), CISE Computing Re-search Infrastructure (CRI), Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), Networking Technology and Systems (NeTS), Data Intensive Computing, Network Science and Engineering (NetSE), Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation (CDI), Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions), Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI), Broadening Participa-tion in Computing (BPC), and CISE Pathways to Revitalized Undergraduate Education in Computing (CPATH). New modes of funding, research opportunities, and directions of these programs will be described.

A Q&A session will follow the formal presentation.


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