Author: Robert Mills

Ghosh Wins Best Poster Award

Apra Ghosh, a student of BEI director Robert C. Brown, won a Best Poster Presentation Award at the 5th Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference on April 11, 2018 at Iowa State University. Her poster was entitled, “Fermentable sugars from woody biomass using THF/water and acid catalyst.” The award was given to the eight best … Continue reading Ghosh Wins Best Poster Award

Funding Opportunities | USDA announcement for proposals to provide NRCS easement programs restoration assistance

Sponsor: USDA: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Title Announcement for proposals to provide NRCS easement programs restoration assistance, USDA-NRCS-US-WRP-ACEP-EWPP-HFRP-18-01   Website: https://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=301953 Pre-Proposal/LOI: n/a Deadline: May 18, 2018 Funding range: Awards will be 3 years in duration. No Minimum/Maximum request. $250M available; USDA anticipates making 50 award(s). No cost share Topics: The Natural Resources Conservation Service … Continue reading Funding Opportunities | USDA announcement for proposals to provide NRCS easement programs restoration assistance

Funding Opportunities | NASA iTech with ARPA-E

Sponsor: NASA iTech with ARPA-E Title 2018 NASA iTech Cycle II Energy Website: https://nasaitech.com/#2018nasaitech-cycle2-announced Pre-Proposal/LOI: White Paper Deadline: April 29, 2018 Funding range: Funding and Networking Opportunity, TBD Topics: This competition will identify transformational energy technologies that can improve energy generation, storage and distribution to the benefit of both space exploration and life on Earth. … Continue reading Funding Opportunities | NASA iTech with ARPA-E

Funding Opportunities | NASA Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences 2018

Sponsor: NASA: Science Mission Directorate Title Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences 2018 (ROSES–2018), NNH18ZDA001N Website: https://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/grant-solicitations Pre-Proposal/LOI: YES, Notice of Intent (may be recommended or required depending on which which section you apply to) Deadline: Deadline changes depending on which section you apply to. See solicitation, or “Topics” section below. Topics: Examples of  … Continue reading Funding Opportunities | NASA Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences 2018

Funding Opportunities | NSF Dear Colleague Letter (DCL): Growing Convergence Research, Prospectus

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF) Title Dear Colleague Letter (DCL): Growing Convergence Research, Prospectus Website: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18058/nsf18058.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click Pre-Proposal/LOI: n/a Deadline: Ongoing, Reply by May 1, 2018 to be considered in 2018. Topics: 1,000-word, 2-page, maximum length. NSF identifies Convergence Research as having two primary characteristics: Research driven by a specific and compelling problem. Research requiring a … Continue reading Funding Opportunities | NSF Dear Colleague Letter (DCL): Growing Convergence Research, Prospectus



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