Engineering Grant Opportunities

NSF Biotechnology/Biochemical Engineering Research Grants
Number: unspecified
Amount: up to $400,000
Deadline: January 15
Description: Research linking engineering with life sciences for the economic manufacturing of biological substances. Small groups of engineers encouraged to apply.
Contact: Frederick Heineken, Program Director, Division of Bioengineering and Environmental Systems, (703) 292-9098; e-mail
fheineke@nsf.gov; or visit www.eng.nsf.gov/bes .

DOE Fossil Advanced Research and Technology Development Grants
Number: unspecified
Amount: $15,800-$2.1 million
Deadline: Contact sponsor
Description: Research addressing scientific and engineering problems underlying development of all fossil energy technologies.
Contact: Mary Roland, Fossil Energy Program, (301) 903-3514 or see

NSF Exploratory Research on Model-Based Simulation
Number: unspecified
Amount: up to $150,000
Deadline: March 23
Description: Integration of computational sciences, modeling and information technologies for simulating and visualizing the behavior of complex engineering systems in structures.
Contact: Richard Hirsh, Deputy Division Director, Advanced Computational Infrastructure Research, (703) 292-8970; e-mail
rhirsh@nsf.gov ; or see www.nsf.gov/pubs/2000/nsf/ 0026/nsf0026.htm.

NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering
Number: unspecified
Amount: $25,000-$200,000 (average)
Deadline: Jan 12; Nov 1
Description: Enhancing plasma research and education by addressing fundamental issues in plasma science and engineering
Contact: Dr. Ronald McKnight, Office of Fusion Energy Sciences, DOE, (301) 903-4597; e-mail:
Ronald.McKnight@science.doe.gov; or see www.nsf.gov/pubs/ 1999/nsf99159/nsf99159.htm.

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