Agenda

This five-part workshop took place February 16 – March 12, 2021. (All times on the agenda are Eastern Time.)

  • Day 1: Project Summaries
  • Day 2: Project Description/Research Plan/ Intellectual Merit
  • Day 3: Project Description/ Intellectual Merit/ Broader Impact
  • Day 4: Budget and Budget Justification
  • Day 5: Mock NSF Panel Review and Workshop Wrap-up

Session recordings and slides are posted next to each session title on the table below within three business days of each workshop day. (Only plenary sessions were recorded.)

 

 

Day 1: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
 

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM

 

Workshop Opening [Session Recording]

Erwin Gianchandani, Deputy Assistant Director, NSF/CISE

Gurdip Singh, Division Director, NSF/CISE 

 NSF CISE-MSI Program Directors

1:20 PM – 1:30 PM

 

Workshop Overview 

Jacqueline El Sayed, Chief Academic Officer, ASEE  

1:30 PM – 2:25 PM

 

Positioning Your Research Team for Success/ Project Summary  

[Session Recording]  [Session Slides]

Diana Burley, Vice Provost for Research, American University

2:25 PM – 2:35 PM

 

Break 

2:35 PM – 2:50 PM

 

Collaborative Partnerships 

[Session Recording]

Dan Cosley, Program Director, NSF/CISE/IIS

 

2:50 PM – 3:30 PM

 

Breakout Groups by Research Team
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

 

Breakout Groups: Q&A with Mentors
Day 2: Friday, February 19, 2021
 

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM

 

Mentors Panel: Insights from the Weekly Assignments

[Session Recording

1:25 PM – 2:25 PM

 

Project Description/ Research Plan/ Intellectual Merit  

[Session Recording]  [Session Slides]

Weisong Shi, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Director of the CAR Lab and IEEE Fellow, Wayne State University

2:25 PM – 2:35 PM

 

Break

2:35 PM – 2:50 PM

 

Interdisciplinary Efforts [Session Recording]

Fay Cobb Payton, Program Director, NSF/CISE/CNS

Amy Walton, Program Director, NSF/CISE/OAC

 

2:50 PM – 3:30 PM

 

Breakout Groups by Research Team

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

 

Breakout Groups: Q&A with Mentors

Day 3: Friday, February 26, 2021
 

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM

 

Mentors Panel: Insights from the Weekly Assignments [Session Recording
1:25 PM – 2:25 PM

 

Project Description/ Intellectual Merit/ Broader Impact Instruction 

Ahmed Louri, David and Marilyn Karlgaard Endowed Chair Professor of ECE, George Washington University

2:25 PM – 2:35 PM

 

Break 
2:35 PM – 2:50 PM

 

MSI Student Research Involvement  [Session Recording

Michelle Rogers, Program Director, NSF/CISE

Rebecca Shearman, Program Director, NSF/CISE/CNS

 

2:50 PM – 3:30 PM

 

Breakout Groups by Research Team
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

 

Breakout Groups: Q&A with Mentors
Day 4: Friday, March 5, 2021
 

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

 

Mentors Panel: Insights from The Weekly Assignment [Session Recording
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

 

Budget/Budget Justification  [Session Recording[Session Slides

Almadena Chtchelkanova, Program Director, NSF/CISE/CCF

Sharon Glivens, Integrative Activities Specialist, NSF/CISE

2:00 PM – 2:10 PM

 

Break 
2:10 PM – 2:40 PM

 

NSF Cloud Computing Resources [Session Recording[Session Slides

Deepankar Medhi, Program Director, NSF/CISE/CNS

Michael Norman, Distinguished Professor, University of California San Diego

Shava Smallen, Programmer, University of California San Diego

Katherine Yelick, Associate Dean for Research, University of California Berkeley

 

2:40 PM – 3:20 PM

 

Breakout Groups by Research Team
3:20 PM – 4:00 PM

 

Breakout Groups: Q&A with Mentors
Day 5: Friday, March 12, 2021
 

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

 

Mentors Panel: Insights From The Weekly Assignments [Session Recording]
1:25 PM – 2:50 PM

 

Mock Panel Review [ASEE  Virtual Mock Grant Review Panel Videos] [Session Recording] [Session Slides

Ann Gates, Vice Provost and Director of the Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions, University of Texas at El Paso 

Kathy DeerInWater, Chief Program Officer, American Indian Science and Engineering Society 

Chad Womack, Senior Director of STEM Programs and Initiatives, United Negro College Fund 

2:50 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Break 
3:00 PM – 3:40 PM

 

Breakout Groups: Q&A with Mentors

3:40 PM – 4:00 PM

 

Debrief and Wrap-Up [Session Recording]

Jacqueline El Sayed, Chief Academic Officer, ASEE  

 Fay Cobb Payton, Program Director, NSF/CISE/CNS