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NSF: IUSE/Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (IUSE/PFE: RED) NSF 23-553

This program seeks applications for... funding projects as part of the RED program, in alignment with the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) framework and Professional Formation of Engineers (PFE) initiative. These projects are designing revolutionary new approaches to engineering education, ranging from changing the canon of engineering to fundamentally altering the way courses are structured to creating new departmental structures and educational collaborations with industry.

USC may submit only two proposals.

Your application submission(s) MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a 3 page CV such as the SCiENcv with your biosketch for the PI and a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by March 15, 2022.

NSF indicates that a letter of intent IS NOT REQUIRED and a full proposal is due by May 10, 2023.

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