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Advisory group meetings

Spring 2024 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting

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Spring 2024 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting

March 26, 2024; 10:00 AM to 4:50 PM
March 27, 2024: 8:55 AM to 2:00 PM

In person: NSF, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314

Zoom Register here: https://nsf.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_7euP7kwBTYyj746vgtsYcg

Important note: To attend the meeting in person, all visitors must contact the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to arrange for a visitor's badge.

All visitors must access NSF via the Visitor Center entry adjacent to the south building entrance on Eisenhower Avenue on the day of the meeting to receive the visitor's badge. It is suggested that visitors allow sufficient time to pass through security screening.


CONTACT PERSON: Catalina Achim, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Room E9335, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; Telephone: 703/292-2048

MEETING INFORMATION:  http://www.nsf.gov/mps/advisory.jsp

PURPOSE OF MEETING: To provide advice, recommendations and counsel on major goals and policies pertaining to MPS programs and activities.


All times shown in Eastern Time (ET).

Tuesday, March 26

10:00 AM – 10:10 AM

Call to Order and Official Opening of the Meeting
Approval of Minutes of the November 2023 Meeting

10:10 AM – 10:40 AM

MPS Directorate Update

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM

Science Highlight First logical quantum processor

11:00 AM – 1:30 PM


1:30 PM – 2:30 PM    

Report on the next generation Gravitational Wave

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Follow up to the 2nd report of the AC Facilities Subcommittee

3:00 PM – 3:10 PM


3:10 PM – 4:10 PM   

Digital Twins

4:10 PM – 4:55 PM

MPS AC Preparation for meeting with the NSF Director’s Chief of Staff on Day 2

4:55 PM – 5:05 PM

Closing Remarks and Adjourn for the Day


Day 2, Wednesday, March 27

9:20 AM – 9:30 AM

Welcome and Overview of Agenda.

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence @NSF

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Science Highlight “get more from Moore’s Law”

10:20 AM – 10:40 AM


10:40 AM – 11:35 AM

Strengthening the Links between the MPS and EDU Directorates

11:40 PM – 12:10 PM

NSF Branding Policy 

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM       


1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Meeting with NSF Director’s Chief of Staff

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Closing Remarks

2:00 PM      





Division of Physics (MPS/PHY)
Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS)
Division of Mathematical Sciences (MPS/DMS)
Division of Materials Research (MPS/DMR)
Division of Chemistry (MPS/CHE)
Division of Astronomical Sciences (MPS/AST)


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