NSF seeks proposals for nanoscience and engineering program

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) is still soliciting proposals for the FY 2002 grants process for its program on collaborative research and education in the area of nanoscale science and engineering. The program supports research science and engineering research and education in emerging areas of nanoscale science and technology, including: biosystems at the nanoscale; nanoscale structures, novel phenomena, and quantum control; device and system architecture; design tools and nanosystems specific software; nanoscale processes in the environment; multi-scale, multi-phenomena modeling and simulation at the nanoscale; manufacturing processes at the nanoscale; and studies on the societal implications of nanoscale science and engineering. This solicitation will provide support for: Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Teams (NIRT) and Nanoscale Exploratory Research (NER). Proposals are due by 19 December 2001. For details, visit the NSF website at http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2001/nsf01157/nsf01157.html.

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