National Science Foundation

  1. October 18, 2021

    NSF grant to help UM-Dearborn target underserved STEM students

    A $1.44 million National Science Foundation award will help UM-Dearborn create a STEM Scholars program to bridge a gap in science fields among lower-income, high talent students.

  2. October 5, 2021

    U-M to use $1.8M grant to develop quantum nanomaterials

    An effort by U-M engineerings to create quantum semiconductors that operate at room temperature has been awarded $1.8 million by the National Science Foundation.

  3. October 4, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  4. September 29, 2021

    MIDAS leads multi-university collaboration on data equity systems

    The Michigan Institute for Data Science is leading a multi-university partnership to develop a framework for a national institute that would enable research using sensitive data, while preventing its misuse and misinterpretation.

  5. September 16, 2021

    First-responder robots could team with wildfire fighters

    Tomorrow’s wildfire fighters and other first responders may tag-team with robotic assistants that can hike through wilderness areas and disaster zones, thanks to a U-M research project funded by a new $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

  6. September 14, 2021

    $2M grant to fund study of solar power use in fertilizer production

    The National Science Foundation has awarded U-M researchers $2 million to study the effectiveness of a new ammonia production process aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  7. September 9, 2021

    Researchers receive OVPR large-scale planning grants

    The Office of the Vice President for Research has awarded its first round of Large-Scale Center and Initiative Planning Grants to a pair of teams at U-M that are working to strengthen and expand research activity around engineered materials and sustainable systems.

  8. August 30, 2021

    University to lead $15M Great Lakes region innovation hub

    The National Science Foundation has established a Great Lakes Innovation Corps Hub that’s led by U-M and involves 11 universities in eight states.

  9. August 13, 2021

    Most powerful laser in U.S. to begin operations at U-M

    Said to put the United States back on the map of high-power laser facilities, the 3 petawatt ZEUS laser at U-M has been awarded $18.5 million by the National Science Foundation.

  10. July 15, 2021

    Tilbury joins OVPR to lead strategy on future communities

    Dawn Tilbury has joined the Office of the Vice President for Research to advance a new strategic endeavor that infuses social and technical expertise to address complex challenges facing future communities.