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.

May 2024

  • A Message from CISE Leadership - Dilma Da Silva.
  • Funding Opportunity: Planning Proposals for Large-scale Projects in Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) in Eligible EPSCoR Jurisdictions.
  • News: NSF-led National AI Research Resource Pilot awards first round access to 35 projects in partnership with DOE.
  • Event: NSF Grants Conference. June 3-5, 2024. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Faces of CISE: Jesse Thaler, Ph.D.

Read the May 2024 Newsletter

April 2024

Avi Wigderson
Avi Wigderson receives ACM A.M. Turing Award for groundbreaking insights on randomness.

Credit: Alex Berg

  • A Message from CISE Leadership - Dilma Da Silva.
  • Funding Opportunity: Next Era of Wireless and Spectrum.
  • News: National Medal of Science laureates are honored. 
  • Event: Exploring EPSCoR Research Ecosystems Workshop Series May 22-23.
  • Faces of CISE: David Andrews, Ph.D.

Read the April 2024 Newsletter.

March 2024

  • A Message from CISE Leadership - Dilma Da Silva.
  • Funding Opportunity: Campus Cyberinfrastructure.
  • News: NSF, NIH partner on new research to develop RNA-based methods for biotech innovations.
  • Event: Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Expansion Program Office Hours.
  • Faces of CISE: Greg Hager, Ph.D.

Read the March 2024 Newsletter.

February 2024

  • A Message from CISE Leadership - Dilma Da Silva.
  • Funding opportunity: Strengthening American Infrastructure (SAI).
  • News: NSF research security training modules now available.
  • Event: Distinguished Lecture with Jamie Payton, professor and chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Temple University: Building Capacity and Community for Broadening Participation in Computing.
  • Faces of CISE: Yolanda Gil, Ph.D.

Read the February 2024 newsletter.

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.