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Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)

The U.S. National Science Foundation Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) advances research, innovation and education in computer science, information science and computer engineering fields. The directorate: 

  • Invests in research and education in all areas of computer and information science and engineering.
  • Fosters broad interdisciplinary collaborations.
  • Invests in cyberinfrastructure for all areas of science and engineering.
  • Enables accessible participation in an information-based society.
  • Develops a computing and information technology workforce with skills necessary for success in an increasingly competitive global market.

Explore CISE

Stampede supercomputer

Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CISE/OAC)

Advanced Cyberinfrastructure supports and coordinates the development, acquisition and provision of state-of-the-art cyberinfrastructure resources, tools and services essential for transforming science and engineering.

Focus areas

CISE areas supporting NSF priorities.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday May 21, 2024 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm Eastern