35 Innovators Under the Age of 35

by Helen Vasaly December 18th, 2014

Each year MIT Technology Review publishes a list of 35 innovators under the age of 35. Recently, they published the list for 2014. All 35 of these people are doing exciting work that could shape their fields for decades. But they’re solving problems in remarkably different ways. We consider some of them to be primarily Inventors; […]

Call for CCC Council Nominations

by Helen Vasaly December 17th, 2014

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) issued a call today for nominations for individuals to serve on the CCC Council for the next three years.  The deadline for nominations is February 6, 2015. See complete details — including nominating instructions — below: The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is charged with catalyzing and empowering the U.S. computing […]

New NIH Big Data to Knowledge Funding Opportunities

by Helen Vasaly December 17th, 2014

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program has announced two new funding opportunities for FY15 funding. NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative Research Education: Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Data Management for Biomedical Big Data (R25) RFA-LM-15-001 This FOA will support the creation of a massive open online course (MOOC) […]

NSF Announces New Partnerships for Computer Science Education

by Helen Vasaly December 15th, 2014

The following is a letter to the community from National Science Foundation (NSF) Acting Assistant Director for the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), Suzi Iacono.  Dear CISE Colleagues, As we mark the end of Computer Science Education Week for 2014, it is my pleasure to inform you that the National Science Foundation (NSF) engaged […]

Reminder LiSPI Nominations Close in One Week!

by Helen Vasaly December 15th, 2014

In November, the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) announced the third offering of the CCC Leadership in Science Policy Institute (LiSPI), intended to educate computing researchers on how science policy in the U.S. is formulated and how our government works.  All information from nominators and nominees must be in by midnight, December 22, 2014. Discuss this opportunity with […]

NSF US Ignite Deadline Fast Approaching

by Helen Vasaly December 15th, 2014

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) announced in October a new solicitation, entitled US Ignite, that is a big step forward in the US Ignite Administration initiative. From the solicitation: The primary goal of US Ignite is to break a fundamental deadlock: there is insufficient investment in gigabit applications […]