The Office of Research and Economic Development Seminar

Mar 21, 2019

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fowlkes Auditorium, Colvard Student Union

The Office of Research and Economic Development will host the following seminar:     

NSF Program Officers Visit MSU  
Thursday, March 21, 2019  
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
Fowlkes Auditorium, Colvard Student Union  

Dr. Cesar Nufio is the Program Director for the Division of Environmental Biology in the Directorate for Biological Sciences. His program responsibilities include Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections and Population (ADBC) and Community Ecology Cluster (PCE).  
Dr. Dena Smith is the Program Director for the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) in the Directorate of Goesciences. Her program responsibilities include Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS) and Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology (SGP).  

Drs. Nufio and Smith will provide an overview of funding opportunities in these two directorates at NSF. They will also meet one-on-one with MSU faculty/researchers allowing you time to 'pitch' a proposal idea and receive immediate feedback. The one-on-one sessions will be on 20-minute intervals. Anyone wishing to participate with Drs. Nufio/Smith in a one-on-one session must contact Lynn Taylor in the ORED office (325-3168). Appointments will be made on a first come-first serve basis. Appointment times will run from 8:00 to 10:50 a.m.  

Please register at     

Be sure to view the digital Spring 2019 Seminar Series brochure at this URL:

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