NSF Announces $12M Funding Opportunity to Lower Latencies for Wireless Networks

Feb. 212, 2024 — The U.S. National Science Foundation published a new funding opportunity designed to bring together innovators in wireless communications to develop and validate low-latency communications technologies that have the potential to transform how Americans live, work and interact with one another. To learn more, read the Breaking Low funding opportunity and register for an introductory […]

NSF to Hold Feb. 21 Webinar on National AI Research Resource

Feb. 15, 2024 – The National Science Foundation will hold a webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 3-4 pm ET for researchers and educators to learn about the National AI Research Resource (NAIRR), the recently launched multi-agency NAIRR pilot. More information can be found on the NSF event page. Zoom registration is available here. Topics discussed will […]

HPC News Bytes: Eni’s Monster HPE Supercomputer, Intel’s New Mexico Fab, NSF’s AI Research Resource, D-Wave and IonQ Quantum Advancements

A good January morning to you! It was an interesting week in HPC-AI, here’s a rapid (6:07) rundown of the latest doings, including: Italy energy giant Eni’s 600 PFLOPS HPE supercomputer, Intel opens….

NSF to Launch Advanced Computing National AI Research Resource Pilot

January 24, 2024 — Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation and collaborating agencies launched the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) pilot, which the NSF called “a first step towards realizing the vision for a shared research infrastructure that will strengthen and democratize access to critical resources necessary to power responsible AI discovery and innovation.” […]

NSF Invests $72.5M in New Materials Design

Sept. 18, 2023 — A $72.5 million investment from the U.S. National Science Foundation will drive the development of advanced materials needed to address major societal challenges. The Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) program will fund 37 new four-year projects. DMREF 2023 award recipients: High-throughput screening of electrolytes for the next […]

NSF Invests $76M in 4 Physics Frontiers Centers – with an Accent on Quantum

Exploring, understanding and harnessing mysterious phenomena at the frontiers of physics are the aims of four research centers to be backed by $76 million in funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation through its Physics Frontiers Centers program. The centers will tackle some of the most challenging….

Nominations Open for NSF’s Alan T. Waterman Award — $1M Grant

July 17, 2023 — The Alan T. Waterman is the U.S. National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Highest Honor. The award recognizes an outstanding early career researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the NSF. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a grant of $1,000,000 to use over a five-year period for […]

inside HPC-Hyperion Research Interview: NSF’s Manish Parashar on the CHIPS and Science Act

As part of insideHPC’s series of interviews on behalf of HPC analyst firm Hyperion Research, we spoke with Manish Parashar, National Science Foundation director of the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC). Our topic: the NSF’s role in the implementation of the CHIPS and Science Act, the $280 billion bill enacted last year by the U.S. government to boost domestic research and manufacturing of semiconductors. This interview is based on a presentation Parashar gave at a special Hyperion event recently held in Washington. Highlights include….

NSF Announces Solicitation for Open-source Ecosystems

Feb. 2, 2023 — The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) published a solicitation for the Pathways to Enable Open-Source Ecosystems, or POSE, program that aims to harness the power of open-source development as a platform of innovation to address challenges of societal and economic importance. The POSE program solicitation seeks two types of proposals: teams propose specific activities […]

DOE and NSF to Expand Collaboration

Jan. 25, 2023 — Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will continue a longstanding collaboration on scientific and engineering research and enable increased partnership. “This MOU will allow us to strengthen the partnership between DOE and NSF. It will expand the capabilities of each […]