National Science Foundation

New $2M US Ignite project seeks ideas to fix digital divide

by • 9 months ago

Project OVERCOME is asking for groups of concerned citizens to apply for funding, driving projects that seek innovative ways to connect those who remain offline.

Researchers propose industry standard 'cyber infrastructure' for autonomous vehicles

by • 9 months ago

University of North Texas researchers are developing new technical frameworks to help AVs share data and contribute to what they call "cooperative perception."

Federal agencies launch innovation challenge for local governments

by • 1 year ago

The National Science Foundation and departments of Homeland Security and Energy are backing the $9 million effort to develop resiliency solutions for local governments

NYC awarded $22.5 million to test 'entirely new classes' of wireless technology

by • 3 years ago

The city will explore technologies like software-defined radio, 5G wireless, and edge computing as part of a National Science Foundation program.

Wireless broadband challenge funds 20 winning ideas in first phase

by • 3 years ago

The design phase of a national competition is complete. Organizers say they're impressed by the creative concepts for bridging the digital divide and assisting during emergencies.

Smart city research targets social inequity in Baltimore

by • 4 years ago

University researchers are studying the needs of low-income residents and expect to deliver a strategic technology plan to the city within one year.

$100 million wireless program from NSF to fund city, university research hubs

by • 4 years ago

In a few weeks, the federal agency will release an RFP giving crosss-sector cohorts a chance to research and deploy next-generation wireless technologies.

State websites become leading target for hackers

by • 6 years ago

The executive director of the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center lays out his top concerns about cybersecurity for state websites.