Navigating NSF: Funding Opportunities, Proposal Preparation, and the Merit Review Process

Friday, September 21, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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102

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Navigating NSF: Funding Opportunities, Proposal Preparation, and the Merit Review Process
 

Irina Dolinskaya
​Civil, Mechanical & Manufacturing
Innovation (CMMI) Program Director
National Science Foundation (NSF)

 

2:00-3:00 pm, Friday, 9/21/2018
Higgins Labs 102

 


Abstract

This presentation will focus on the funding opportunities offered by the Division of Civil, Mechanical & Manufacturing Innovation within the disciplinary programs and through crosscutting initiatives across the National Science Foundation. The talk will describe opportunities that are relevant to the robotics, dynamics and controls communities, with focus on Dynamics, Controls and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD) program. The presentation will also describe programs targeted toward junior investigators, as well as guidelines for proposal preparation and NSF’s Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts criteria. 

 

About the Speaker
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Dr. Irina Dolinskaya is a Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the Division of Civil, Mechanical & Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI). Dr. Dolinskaya services Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD) program, as well as National Robotics Initiative (NRI 2.0) and Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) NSF’s 10 Big Ideas. Prior to joining NSF, Irina Dolinskaya was a faculty in the Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences department at Northwestern University. She obtained M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida.

Dr. Irina Dolinskaya’s research is in the field of transportation science and logistics with focus on adaptive modeling and solution approaches to integrate dynamic real-time information. Her current primary applications are in humanitarian logistics, optimal vessel performance, and electric vehicle routing. Irina Dolinskaya is the winner of the INFORMS Transportation Science & Logistics Society Dissertation Prize and the 2008 recipient of the Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military Applications.

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