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NEESR Solicitation for FY2010: Deadline Extended!

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The Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) in the Directorate for Engineering (ENG) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) invites proposals for research that uses the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) to advance knowledge discovery and innovation for:

  1. Earthquake and tsunami loss reduction of our nation's civil infrastructure, and
  2. New experimental simulation techniques and instrumentation for NEES.

NEES comprises a network of earthquake engineering experimental equipment sites available for experimentation on-site or in the field and through telepresence. NEES equipment sites include shake tables, geotechnical centrifuges, a tsunami wave basin, unique large-scale testing laboratory facilities, and mobile and permanently installed field equipment. The NEES networking cyberinfrastructure connects, via Internet2, the equipment sites as well as provides telepresence, a curated central data repository, simulation tools, and collaborative tools for facilitating on-line planning, execution, and post-processing of experiments. Projects proposed and supported under this solicitation must use one or more of the NEES equipment sites and their related cyberinfrastructure.

  • Full Proposal Deadline Date: Friday, April 30, 2010

View the Program Solictation for additional program announcements and information.