NNCI Involved in New NSF Science and Technology Centers
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced the latest Science and Technology Centers (STCs). According to NSF, these centers “will focus on establishing new scientific disciplines and developing transformative technologies that have the potential for broad impacts on science and society.” Universities involved in the NNCI network are proud to be involved in all six of the new centers and to lead three of them.
NSF Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability Center (Led by North Carolina State University; Team members include Arizona State University, North Carolina A&T State University and UNC Greensboro.)
NSF Center for Research on Programmable Plant Systems (Led by Cornell University.)
NSF Center for Integration of Modern Optoelectronic Materials on Demand (Led by University of Washington; Team members include University of Pennsylvania, Georgia Tech, Northwestern University, and University of Chicago.)
NSF Center for Chemical Currencies of a Microbial Planet (Led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Team members include Stanford University.)
NSF Center for Learning the Earth with Artificial Intelligence and Physics (Led by Columbia University; Team members include University of Minnesota.)
NSF Center for Oldest Ice Exploration (Led by Oregon State University; Team members include UC San Diego, University of Texas, University of Washington, and University of Minnesota.)