Tag Archives: National Science Foundation

NSF Picks Nine Teams for Collaborative Accelerator Effort

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded more than $28 million in funds to nine research teams to support the development of prototypes as part of the second phase of a collaborative accelerator initiative. The Convergence Accelerator program aims to address national societal issues through the use of collaborative multidisciplinary research efforts.

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NSF Supports Institutes for Data Science Research, Education

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has launched a five-year effort to produce and gather research on data science, with regard to the areas of algorithm development, cyberinfrastructure and education. NSF said Tusday that its institutes under the Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS) program will work to foster data science innovation.

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NSF Awards Addtl Funding for ‘Chameleon’ Cloud Experimentation Program; Paul Ruth Quoted

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A team of institutions led by the University of Chicago (UChicago) has received $10 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue development activities for a large-scale cloud computing testbed called Chameleon.

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NSF Invests in Quantum Information Science Institutes to Address Network Challenges

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) supported the establishment of three institutes that aim to bolster research and development in quantum information science. NSF invested $75 million in the university-led institutes, established in July, that will tackle challenges in the areas of high-fidelity networks and quantum sensing.

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University of Arizona to Build, Operate Quantum Network Center Under $51M NSF Grant; CQN Director Saikat Guha

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) will award a potential 10-year, $50.6 million grant to the University of Arizona for work to manage a new engineering research center. The Center for Quantum Networks will tackle the creation of an internet-like network specifically designed to link quantum computers.

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OSTP, NSF Announce Partnership to Expand Quantum Education; Michael Kratsios Quoted

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The White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), National Science Foundation (NSF), industry, educational institutions and professional societies have launched a partnership to introduce quantum science and technologies to middle school and high school students.

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NSF, OSTP Invest $75M for Quantum Science R&D Institutes; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has partnered with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to allocate $75 million for the creation of three institutes focused on quantum science research and development. The three centers will also develop training and education programs including online and in-person curricula to support the development of a “quantum-ready U.S. workforce”, the agency noted.

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House Armed Services Committee Proposes $740.5B NDAA to Establish National Cloud for AI Research Integrated Into FY 2021 NDAA

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The House Armed Services Committee has proposed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021, which has included a bill that would create a national cloud infrastructure for artificial intelligence research, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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inContext.ai Secures NSF Funds for AI-Based Healthcare Tech Dev’t

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Texas-based healthcare information technology company inContext.ai has received $225,000 in funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to build artificial intelligence-based healthcare tools. Robert Grzeszczuk, CEO of inContext.ai, said the funds will potentially allow the company to update the efficiency of its offerings through collaborative efforts.

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