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CHE-DMR-DMS Solar Energy Initiative (SOLAR)

Status: Archived

Archived funding opportunity

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Important information for proposers

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements specified in this funding opportunity and in the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets these requirements. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.


The purpose of the CHE-DMR-DMS Solar Energy Initiative is to support interdisciplinary efforts by groups of researchers to address the scientific challenges of highly efficient harvesting, conversion, and storage of solar energy.  Groups must include three or more co-Principal Investigators, of whom one must be a researcher in chemistry, a second in materials, and a third in mathematical sciences, in areas supported by the Divisions of Chemistry, Materials Research, and Mathematical Sciences, respectively.  The intent is to encourage new collaborations in which the mathematical sciences are linked in a synergistic way with the chemical and materials sciences to develop novel, potentially transformative approaches in an area of much activity but largely incremental advances.  Successful proposals will offer potentially transformative projects, new concepts, and interdisciplinary education through research involvement based on the integrated expertise and synergy from the three disciplinary communities.

Program contacts

Charles Ying
cying@nsf.gov (703) 292-8428 MPS/DMR
Henry A. Warchall
hwarchal@nsf.gov (703) 292-4861
Suk-Wah Tam-Chang
stamchan@nsf.gov (703) 292-8684 MPS/CHE
Michael J. Scott
mjscott@nsf.gov (703) 292-4771
Linda S. Sapochak
lsapocha@nsf.gov (703) 292-4932
Charles D. Pibel
cpibel@nsf.gov (703) 292-4971
George Maracas
gmaracas@nsf.gov (703) 292-8339
Andrew J. Lovinger
alovinge@nsf.gov (703) 292-4933 MPS/DMR
Kevin F. Clancey
kclancey@nsf.gov (703) 292-4876
James Alexander
jaalexan@nsf.gov (703) 292-8104

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