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NSF Award Highlights

an illustration of a kidney during a live donor transplant

Reducing the wait for kidney transplants

Computer model could improve geographic distribution of transplants ...

Research Areas: Engineering, Computing

improving cognitive skills early in children's lives can have long-lasting benefits

Improving skills development in childhood

A learning model shows the benefits of parental and educational interventions as children mature ...

Research Areas: People & Society

science and engineering doctoral statistics now track international components

International mobility among U.S. doctorate recipients

Among foreign graduates who do not return home, nearly 90 percent remain in the U.S. ...

Research Areas: People & Society, Education

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NSF Local Research Assets

Images from NSF-funded Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers.

Power Systems Engineering Research Center

The Power Systems Engineering Research Center addresses the challenges of creating a modern electric energy infrastructure that enables a low-carbon economy....

Type: Program Centers

view of Pierre Auger observatory

Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory

The Pierre Auger Observatory is designed to study the origin and nature of the highest energy particles ever observed, which shower down on Earth in the form of cosmic rays....

Type: Telescopes & Observatories

South Pole telescope

South Pole Telescope

The 10-meter South Pole Telescope probes the nature of dark energy and inflation, taking advantage of the ideal viewing conditions in the cold, dry atmosphere of Antarctica....

Type: Telescopes & Observatories

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