Research Types

Learn about some of the types of research funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation.

Interdisciplinary Research

Interdisciplinary Research

Interdisciplinary research transcends the scope of a single discipline or program.

Convergence Research

Convergence Research

Convergence research focuses on addressing complex problems in science, engineering and society.

Transformative Research

Transformative Research

Transformative research challenges current understanding or creates paths to new frontiers in science and engineering.