Transport Phenomena Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth (NSF-ISS)

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Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after October 4, 2021. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 22-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


The Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) in the Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) is partnering with The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, Inc. (CASIS) to solicit research projects in the general field of fluid dynamics, particulate and multiphase processes, combustion and fire systems, thermal transport processes, and nanoscale interactions that can utilize the International Space Station (ISS) National Lab to conduct research that will benefit life on Earth. Only entities that qualify as "U.S. Persons" under 22 U.S. Code §6010, including academic investigators, non-profit independent research laboratories and academic-commercial teams are eligible to apply. 



Program contacts

Ronald D. Joslin (703) 292-7030 ENG/CBET
Nora F. Savage (703) 292-7949 ENG/CBET
William Olbricht (703) 292-4842 ENG/CBET
Shahab Shojaei-Zadeh (703) 292-8045 ENG/CBET
John W. Daily (703) 292-7937 ENG/CBET
Sumanta Acharya (703) 292-4509
Ryan Reeves (321) 751-5151

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