To: Chairs and Administrators, Departments in the Biological & Physical Sciences
From: Dave Schuster, Graduate School
Date: February 20, 2014
Subject: NSF-High Performance Computing System Acquisition (HPCSA): Continuing the Building of a More Inclusive Computing Environment for Science and Engineering.
Notification of Intent to Submit is due at the Graduate School on March 14, 2014;
Deadline for Internal Competition: To Be Determined
Synopsis of Program:
The intent of this solicitation is to request proposals from organizations willing to serve as Resource Providers within the NSF eXtreme Digital (XD) program. The current solicitation is intended to complement previous NSF investments in advanced computational infrastructure by exploring new and creative approaches to delivering innovative computational resources to an increasingly diverse community and portfolio of scientific research and education.
NSF intends to fund 1 to 2 awards ranging from $2,000,000 to $10,000,000 per award. A total of $12,000,000 is available for this solicitation. The length of the award may vary with the type of resource funded.
UW Madison may submit only one proposal but may be a sub-awardee on other proposals responding to this solicitation.
This contains additional information on the program and specific application instructions, etc.
Notice of intent: Send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org with "NSF HPCSA-PI Name"
in the subject line by March 14, 2014 to inform us of your intention to submit a proposal. Please include the following in your email message:
Applications for internal review: Those submitting Notices of Intent will be notified if an internal competition is needed.
For the project selected, the proposal must be submitted using NSF FastLane or Grants.gov. Information about campus procedures for electronic proposal submission is posted on the RSP Web site. The NSF proposal deadline is May 14, 2014 at 5 pm CST.
If you have any questions about this procedure, please contact Dave Schuster (608) 263-7274 or email email@example.com