Seminar: National Science Foundation

28 Aug 8:00 am

Event Highlights and Tentative Agenda:

  • NSF agency overview, priorities, organizational structure, new programs and initiatives
    • Stephanie Hyche, Office of Research Development
  • NSF Policy and Procedure updates
    • Becky Bassett, Sr. Grants and Contract Administrator, Office of Sponsored Projects
  • A review of agency-specific institutional resources for proposal preparation
    • Ashley Miller, Contracts and Grants Specialist, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Panel Discussion: Program-specific lessons learned and best practices:
    • Dr. Deb Mlsna, Associate Professor, Chemistry (representing Research Experiences for Undergraduates projects)
    • Dr. Nick Fitzkee, Professor, Chemistry (representing Major Research Instrumentation projects)
    • Dr. Wen Meng Tian, Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering (representing the CAREER award)
    • Dr. Vuk Marojevic, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (representing collaborative NSF projects)
    • Dr. Katie Echols, Executive Director of Research Initiatives & Innovation, ORED (representing EPSCoR)
  • Q&A and Networking