CISE Newsletter

The Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) newsletter provides monthly updates from CISE leadership, including funding opportunities and deadlines, news and announcements, events, career opportunities and faces of CISE.

January 2024

  • A Message from CISE Leadership - Dilma Da Silva
  • Funding opportunity: National Discovery Cloud for Climate Opportunities
  • News: Democratizing the future of AI R&D
  • Event: FuSe2 Program Webinar.
  • Faces of CISE: Vern Paxson, Ph.D

Read the January 2024 newsletter.

December 2023

NSF News
collage of artificial intelligence images
  • A Message from CISE Leadership - Dilma Da Silva
  • Funding opportunity: Dear Colleague Letter: Advancing education for the future AI workforce (EducateAI)
  • News: NSF launches EducateAI initiative
  • Event: GRANTED Office Hours
  • Faces of CISE: Emanuela Marasco, Ph.D.

Read the December 2023 newsletter.

November 2023

  • A Fond Farewell - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: Dear Colleague Letter: Inviting Proposals Related to Open-Source Software Security to the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Program
  • News: NSF announces $16M to strengthen and diversify artificial intelligence research capacity.
  • Event: Distinguished Lecture with IEEE and ACM Fellow, Laurie Williams, Ph.D.
  • Faces of CISE: Tyler Moore, Ph.D.

Read the November 2023 newsletter.

October 2023

  • A Message from CISE Leadership - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes
  • News: NSF announces 4 Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 awards to bolster cybersecurity, windstorms science, ocean observatory, and lasers research infrastructure.
  • Event: Workshop on MEITY - NSF Research Collaboration
  • Faces of CISE: Jared Saia, Ph.D.

Read the October 2023 newsletter.

September 2023

  • A Message from CISE Leadership - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes
  • News: Civic Innovation Challenge awards $19M for climate change resilience and community-driven innovation
  • Event: NSF-NIH Smart Health Solicitation Webinar
  • Faces of CISE: Yejin Choi, Ph.D.

Read the September 2023 newsletter.

August 2023

  • Welcome Ellen Zegura, Ph.D., Division Director for CISE’s Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: Cyberinfrastructure Technology Acceleration Pathway (CITAP)
  • News: More institutions to participate in quantum science and engineering with $38M from NSF
  • Event: AI Institutes Webinar
  • Faces of CISE: Peter Romine, Ph.D.

Read the August 2023 newsletter.

July 2023

  • Welcome to Katy Antypas,  Director of the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: Expanding TRIPODS through Partnerships (XTRIPODS)
  • News: Bio-inspired device captures images by mimicking human eye
  • Event: Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) Area-3 Webinar
  • Faces of CISE: Lucy E. Dunne, Ph.D.

Read the July 2023 newsletter.

June 2023

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit NSF on June 21, 2023
First Lady Jill Biden and His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, visited the National Science Foundation in Alexandria, Virginia on June 21, 2023.

Credit: Charlotte Geary/NSF

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Excellence in Research (HBCU-EiR)
  • News: National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan 2023 Update
  • Event: Listen and Learn: Implementing Public Access 2.0
  • Faces of CISE: Timothy M. Pinkston, Ph.D.

Read the June 2023 newsletter.

May 2023

  • White House announcement on Artificial Intelligence - Margaret Martonosi
  • Featured opportunity: Dear Colleague Letter: Computer and Information Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships (CSGrad4US)
  • News: Researchers warn of tick-borne disease babesiosis
  • Event: 2023 NSF CAREER Program Informational Webinar
  • Faces of CISE: Indrakshi Ray, Ph.D.

Read the May 2023 newsletter.

April 2023

  • CISE Advisory Committee - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: Global Centers (GC): Use-Inspired Research Addressing Global Challenges in Climate Change and Clean Energy
  • News: Advancing artificial intelligence research infrastructure through new NSF investments
  • Event: ExpandAI Virtual Office Hours
  • Faces of CISE: Armando Solar-Lezama, Ph.D.

Read the April 2023 newsletter.

March 2023

  • A Message from CISE Leadership - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: Dear Colleague Letter: Updated proposal submission due dates for Computer and Information Science and Engineering: Core Programs
  • News: Computer model of influenza virus shows universal vaccine promise
  • Event: ExpandAI Virtual Office Hours
  • Faces of CISE: Olga Russakovsky, Ph.D.

Read the March 2023 newsletter.

February 2023

  • Travels to India - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: Design for Environmental Sustainability in Computing (DESC)
  • News: New NSF-Australia awards will tackle responsible and ethical artificial intelligence
  • Event: MS-CC- A Community-based Approach to Bridging the Digital Divide by Ana Hunsinger
  • Faces of CISE: Fatemeh Afghah, Ph.D.

Read the February 2023 newsletter.

January 2023

Research News
Nanostructures built using software that lets researchers design objects out of DNA. Models (top) with electron microscope images of the objects (bottom).
  • CISE Large Core program solicitation - Margaret Martonosi
  • Funding opportunity: Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs, Large Projects
  • News: Designing with DNA
  • Event: CISE Distinguished Lecture: Turing Award winner Jack Dongarra on "An Overview of High Performance Computing and Future Requirements"
  • Faces of CISE: Aravindan Vijayaraghavan, Ph.D.

Read the January 2023 newsletter.