NSF PROGRAM OFFICERS' VIEWS: Inside the NSF

@article{Erlinger2016NSFPO,
  title={NSF PROGRAM OFFICERS' VIEWS: Inside the NSF},
  author={Mike Erlinger and Paul T. Tymann},
  journal={Inroads},
  year={2016},
  volume={7},
  pages={17-18}
}
The mission of the NSF is “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense; and for other purposes.” [1] The NSF funds approximately 24% of all federally supported basic research conducted by colleges and universities in the United States. The FY2016 budget of the NSF is $7.5 billion. The overall policies and directions of NSF are established by the National Science Board. The NSF Director is responsible for the day-to… CONTINUE READING