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Engineering Grant Opportunities

NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Grants
Number: Unspecified
Amount: up to $30 million; $74,996 average
Deadline: Contact sponsor
Description: Research improving the fundamental understanding of computer and information processing. Contact: Program Director, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, (703) 292-9074; or see

DOE Coal Liquefaction
Research Grants
Number: Unspecified
Deadline: Contact sponsor
Amount: $15,800-$2.1 million
Description: Developing advanced technology and an engineering and operations database to produce marketable liquid fuels from coal by the year 2010 at a cost competitive with crude oil.
Contact: Mary Roland, Fossil Energy Program, (301) 903-3514; or see

NSF Design and Integration Engineering Research Grants
Number: Unspecified
Amount: Contact sponsor Deadline: April 1
Description: Supports development of scientific foundation of principles and procedures for engineering design, including theories of design, methodologies and models of design and organization and management of engineering design systems.
Contact: George Hazelrigg Jr., Directorate for Engineering, (703) 292-7068; or see

DOE University Reactor Instrumentation (URI) Program
Number: Unspecified
Amount: Contact sponsor Deadline: Dec 5
Description: Upgrading and improving U.S. university nuclear research and training reactors and strengthening the academic community's nuclear engineering infrastructure.
Contact: Connie Osborne, Contract Specialist, e-mail:
osbornch@id.doe.gov; or see www.id.doe.gov/doeid/psd/proc-div.html.

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