Grants, Funding & Awards


Cornell, Carnegie Researchers Aim to Hold Computers Accountable for Their Decisions

One issue the team will look into is whether machine learning systems leak information about the datasets they're trained on through the conclusions that they come to.

Cal State LA Grant to Improve STEM Diversity

The three-year, $464,977 grant will go toward expanding the university's first-year program for undergraduate students in its College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology.

Elsevier Launches Engineering Academic Challenge

The five-week challenge encourages engineering faculty and librarians to integrate real-world problem solving with STEM education by posing a series of cross-disciplinary questions.

EdTech Startup Awards Seek Global Innovations

A global competition is accepting applications from education technology teams that want to participate in pitching events with the hope of being named one of the "most promising" edtech startups of the year.

IUPUI Funds Faculty to Research STEM Ed Innovations

Seven projects have been funded in the inaugural STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute (SEIRI) Seed Grant awards, totaling $210,000.

Northeastern to Expand Privacy Research to Cover Info Leaked by IoT Devices

Two universities will be receiving funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to develop new systems for crime-fighting, including one for building a system for organizations and individuals to use for auditing and controlling personally identifiable information leaks from connected devices.

Fed Spending on Science & Engineering Dipped Slightly

A new report shows that obligations from federal agencies to academic institutions for science and engineering dropped from $31.1 billion in fiscal year 2014 to $30.5 billion in fiscal year 2015.

Kettering U Lands $40,000 Grant for K-12 STEM Camps

The university will offer robotics and STEM day camps for students in grades 1-5 at Durant Tuuri Mott Elementary School in Flint, MI.

U Michigan Wins $7.75 Million to Develop Brain Mapping Tools

The project, "Multimodal Integrated Neural Technologies," won the funding as a NSF NeuroNex Technology Hub and will combine three different technologies developed in the last decade or so.

DeVos Kills Plan for Multibillion-Dollar Student Loan Servicing Platform

Facing a potential bipartisan revolt on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration abruptly cancelled a multibillion solicitation for a consolidated student loan servicing solution, throwing the project's long-term future into question.

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