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Conferences and workshops

NSF-CASIS Transport Phenomena Program Day

About this event

The NSF Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) in the Directorate for Engineering will be hosting a virtual NSF-CASIS Transport Phenomena Program Day Event on Friday, January 14, 2022, at 12:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time. NSF and CASIS (the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space) partner to offer research opportunities onboard the International Space Station National Laboratory.

The event will promote science, broaden participation, strengthen partnership, increase public awareness, and prepare the research community for NSF-funded research in microgravity to benefit life on Earth.


When: January 14, 2022, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US), via Zoom

Registration for this event is required. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to attend, please email rarequest@nsf.gov in advance. 


12:00-12:10 PM Welcome

12:10-01:30 PM Grantee Presentations

  • Prof. Eric Furst, University of Delaware
  • Prof. Boris Khusid, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Prof. Ya-Ting Liao, Case Western Reserve University
  • Prof. Michel Louge, Cornell University
  • Prof. Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz, University of California at Santa Barbara
  • Prof. Peter Sunderland, University of Maryland

01:35-02:30 PM Proposal Workshop and Lessons Learned from ISS Experiments (including Q&A)

02:30-03:00 PM Student Experiences and Outreach Activities


Past, present, and prospective Principal Investigators of the NSF-CASIS programs; NSF, CASIS, and NASA communities.

After registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event. 


The fiscal year 2022 solicitation for NSF/CASIS Collaboration on Transport Phenomena Research on the International Space Station (ISS) to Benefit Life on Earth (NSF 22-539) is now available. The deadline for full proposals to NSF is March 21, 2022, and the Feasibility Review Form is due to CASIS by January 25, 2022.