The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced the launch of its National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes (NAIRI) program that is expected to award $120 million of grant funding over the next year to advance artificial intelligence (AI) research and promote work on large-scale, long-term research projects. […]

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has appointed Dr. Margaret Martonosi to lead the agency’s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE).






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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that its Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2) platform, Colosseum, will be transferred to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for wireless spectrum research and development after the challenge concludes in October.






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Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) – a research and development center funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) – found that facial recognition systems can help improve hailstorm predictability and severity by using AI techniques associated with facial recognition technology.






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A team of Stanford University scientists, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), are turning to birds to help them learn how to develop machines that can land like the feathered animals, according to an Aug. 8 NSF news release.






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In paving the way for artificial intelligence (AI) deployment, agencies are still attempting to catch up to modern technology, and National Science Foundation CIO Dorothy Aronson said that skipping generations of technology to catch up may be the best path.






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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is looking for feedback on the nation’s high-performance computing resources as the agency develops a new National Strategic Computing Initiative. Responses are due by August 23.






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The National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC) Subcommittee on Quantum Information Science (SCQIS) is seeking information on recommendations related to key policy areas in quantum information science (QIS).






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The National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) proposed FY2020 budget features $492 million for artificial intelligence (AI) and $106 million for quantum information science (QIS) research and development (R&S) funding, despite the White House’s proposed cuts to overall NSF R&D.






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The National Science Foundation (NSF) released a notice on Monday stating that they intend to extend their IT infrastructure contract with their current contractor from February 22 to August 31, due to delays caused by the 35-day partial government shutdown.






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The United States has formally joined the race for the next big thing–quantum computing– hoping to keep pace with China in developing the technology that could revolutionize everything about the way computing is done and quickly make current approaches obsolete.






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The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) found that NSF could improve its mobile device security after finding devices that were not enrolled in the agency’s management program, and finding inappropriate apps on work devices. The agency agreed with those recommendations.






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What can the some of the most talented computer science researchers do with $10 million in funding over five years? As the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Expeditions in Computing program shows, they can explore the deep questions of computer science, and perhaps even create new industries.






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