New DOE EPSCoR Solicitation: Funding Collaborations Between Researchers

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Brittney Van D… May 11, 2020
Emphasis: This funding opportunity aims to create basic research collaborations between a pair of researchers, namely
  1. Applicant/Principal Investigator (PI), a full-time faculty member who has never served as a PI on a prior DoD-funded award
  2. Collaborator/co-Principal Investigator (co-PI), an investigator who will provide mentorship to the Applicant and has served as a PI on a DoD-funded research award actively between 1 October 2013 and 30 September 2020.
PIs and collaborators do not have to be in the same DEPSCoR-eligible state. 
Eligibility: Tenure-track or tenured faculty members in DEPSCoR-eligible states (which include NM). A map of eligible states/territories is here.
Award Amount: $600,000 (total cost) each. Each award will be funded up to $200,000 per year for 3 years in the form of a grant. Total funding: $7.2 million, which will fund approximately twelve (12) awards
Deadline: White paper submission by September 21, 2020 (with prior registration to AcquTrak website by September 14, 2020)
Focus Topic Areas: Cognitive and Computational Neurosciences,  Space Science,  Agile Science of Test and Evaluation,  Materials with Extreme Properties,  Propulsion and Energetics,  Computational Architectures and Visualization,  Optoelectronic,  Probability and Statistics,  Molecular Structure and Dynamic,  Social and Behavioral Science,  Biotronics,  Aerospace Structures and Materials,  Ocean Acoustics,  Machine Learning, Reasoning, and Intelligence,  Power Electronics & Electromagnetism, Adaptive & Machinery Controls and Advanced Machinery Systems
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