New interdisciplinary, fundamental research to address major challenge of new millennium
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September 28, 2016
- Advance our understanding of the food-energy-water system through quantitative and computational modeling, including support for relevant cyberinfrastructure.
- Develop real-time, cyber-enabled interfaces that improve understanding of the behavior of food-energy-water systems and increase decision-making capabilities.
- Enable research that will lead to system innovations and technological solutions to critical food-energy-water problems.
- Grow the scientific workforce capable of studying and managing food-energy-water systems through education and other professional development opportunities.
NSF and the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA/NIFA) awards
NSF INFEWS Dear Colleague Letter awards
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) awards
Media Contacts Sarah Bates (ENG), NSF, (703) 292-7738,
Cheryl Dybas (GEO), NSF, (703) 292-7734,
Program Contacts JoAnn S. Lighty (ENG), NSF, (703) 292-5382,
Thomas Torgersen (GEO), NSF, (703) 292-8549,
Related WebsitesNSF Food Energy Water blog:
NSF invests in a clean water future:
New grants foster research on food, energy and water: a linked system: https://nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=135642
On World Water Day, scientists peer into rivers to answer water availability questions: https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=137901
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Guillermo Gonzalo Sánchez Achutegui
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