Funding Opportunities 2019

Funding Opportunities Newsletter- November 18, 2019

Funding Opportunities Newsletter
Spotlight Opportunities:
DOE Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs)
Internal competition letter of intent deadline: November 25, 2019

Agilent Early Career Professor Award
2020 Focus: Contributions to the development of breakthrough live cell analysis technologies for measuring cellular responses to chemical/pharmaceutical treatments and genetic manipulations, including those that could advance cell-based therapies.
Internal deadline: November 26, 2019

Toyota University Research Program – Advancing the Science of Material Handling
Proposal themes related to the following areas are encouraged but given the broad nature material handling, other themes are welcome as well.
• Material handling for last mile delivery
• Material handling for urban environments
• Material handling for piece picking
• Material handling for reverse logistics
• Material handling automation
• Remote operation of material handling equipment
• Warehousing Energy Infrastructure
• VR/AR for material handling applications
• Machine learning in material handling
• ADAS systems for material handling equipment
• Industry 4.0
Deadline: December 4, 2019

DOE Environmental System Science
Using new measurements, field experiments, more sophisticated modeling and/or synthesis studies, this FOA will encompass two topic areas: 1) Terrestrial Ecology, specifically linking above and belowground processes, as well as methane biogeochemistry; and 2) Subsurface and Watershed Hydro-biogeochemistry, specifically studying the function and dynamics of hydro-biogeochemical processes within watersheds.
Required pre-application due December 5, 2019

DARPA Polyplexus Pilot 3
Abstracts requested by December 10, 2019

NSF Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics
Required letter of intent deadline: December 20, 2019

NSF Addressing Systems Challenges through Engineering Teams (ASCENT)
Required letter of intent deadline: January 7, 2020

Summer ORISE Fellowship at CDC
Deadline: .January 10, 2020

Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) – Fellowships
Deadline: January 15, 2020

Understanding the Rules of Life: Microbiome Theory and Mechanisms (URoL-MTM)
Required letter of intent deadline: January 17, 2024

NSF Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (ECO-CBET)
Preliminary proposal deadline: February 12, 2020

National Academies Gulf Research Program – Early Career Research Fellowships
Supports emerging scientific leaders as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, pursue unique collaborations, and build a network of colleagues who share their interest in improving offshore energy system safety and the well-being of coastal communities and ecosystems.
Deadline: February 19, 2020

NSF Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research (FW-HTF)
Deadline: March 9, 2020

NSF Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Storage and Retrieval (SemiSynBio-II)
Deadline: March 16, 2020

Air Superiority Technology Broad Agency Announcement

Research Area 1 – Modeling, Simulation, & Analysis (MS&A)
Research Area 2 – Innovative Aircraft Integration Technologies
Research Area 3 – Find-Fix-Target-Track (F2T2) & Datalink Technologies
Research Area 4 – Engagement Management System Technologies
Research Area 5 – High Velocity Fuzing
Research Area 6 – Missile Electronics
Research Area 7 – Missile Guidance and Control Technologies
Research Area 8 – Advanced Warhead Technologies
Research Area 9 – Advanced Missile Propulsion Technologies
Research Area 10 – Control Actuation Systems
Research Area 11 – Missile Carriage and Release Technologies
Research Area 12 – Missile Test and Evaluation Technologies

This BAA will remain open through October 31, 2024 or until amended or superseded.
Upcoming Research Events:

November 18 -19: Fall 2019 NSF Grants Conference, Boston, MA
January 8 & 9: 2020 Researcher Forum, Eric P. Newman Education Center and Hillman Hall

Questions? Contact us:

McKelvey School of Engineering
Research Development & Administration

engineeringresearch@wustl.edu
Funding
News:
Request for Public Comments on a DRAFT NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental DRAFT Guidance

Why NIH is beefing up its data sharing rules after 16 years

Research University Group Adds 3 Members

Italy to Launch National Agency for Research

Send Students & Postdocs to InPrint – WUSTL’s Scientific Editing Network
Biological & Medical Engineering
BRAIN Initiative: New Concepts and Early-Stage Research for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Deadline: May 1, 2020

High Impact, Interdisciplinary Science in NIDDK Research Areas (RC2 Clinical Trial Optional)
Deadline: June 2, 2020

Synthetic Biology for Engineering Applications (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Deadline: June 5, 2020

Quantitative Imaging Tools and Methods for Cancer Response Assessment (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Deadline: June 5, 2020
Entrepreneurship
VentureWell (formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA)) E-Team Program
Deadline: February 5, 2020
Environmental Engineering & Sustainable Technologies
High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation
Concept paper due: December 10, 2019

RFI – Biotechnologies to Ensure a Robust Mineral Supply Chain for Clean Energy
Response date: December 17, 2019

RFI: Building Technologies: Lighting R&D Opportunities
Deadline: December 19, 2019

Flexible Carbon Capture & Storage (FLECCS) – SBIR/STTR
Concept papers are due by December 23, 2019

Flexible Carbon Capture & Storage (FLECCS)
Concept papers are due by December 23, 2019
Computing
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology
Deadline for nominations: January 8, 2020

Computer Science for All (CSforAll: RPP) Researcher Practitioner Partnerships
Deadline: February 11, 2020

Dear Colleague Letter: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) Supplemental Funding in Computer and Information Science and Engineering
Deadline: March 30, 2020

Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence (CI CoE)
Full proposal accepted anytime.
Students & Postdocs
Google U.S./Canada PhD Fellowship Program
Google PhD Fellowship students are a select group recognized by Google researchers and their institutions as some of the most promising young academics in the world. The Fellowships are awarded to students who represent the future of research in the following fields:

Algorithms, Optimizations and Markets
Computational Neuroscience
Human-Computer Interaction
Machine Learning
Machine Perception, Speech Technology and Computer Vision
Mobile Computing
Natural Language Processing (including Information Retrieval and Extraction)
Privacy and Security
Programming Languages and Software Engineering
Quantum Computing
Structured Data and Database Management
Systems and Networking
Secondary areas of focus may include:
AI for Social Good
Assistive Technologies
Algorithmic Fairness

Deadline: November 30, 2019

Society of Women Engineers Graduate Scholarships
Deadline: February 15, 2020

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Graduate Teaching Fellowship Program
Deadline: February 15, 2020

Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute – Runway Startup Postdoc Program
Deadline: February 15, 2020

Association of Public Health Laboratories APHL-CDC Bioinformatics Fellowship
Deadline: February 29, 2020