378781 Interactive Breakout Panels

Monday, November 17, 2014: 4:15 PM
M106 - M107 (Marriott Marquis Atlanta)
JoAnn Lighty1, Thanassis Sambanis1, Maria Burka1, Dimitrios Papavassiliou2 and Greg Rorrer3, (1)CBET Division, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, (2)Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, (3)Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…" With an annual budget of $7.2 billion (FY 2014), we are the funding source for approximately 24 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities. In many fields such as mathematics, computer science and the social sciences, NSF is the major source of federal backing.

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