DARPA Young Faculty Award: Physical Sciences, Bioengineering, Machine Learning, Materials, Mathematics, Engineering, Computing, Manufacturing relevant to Defense Sciences Office

Sponsor Deadline: 

Nov 19, 2019

Letter of Intent Deadline: 

Sep 18, 2019


DOD Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

UI Contact: 

DARPA Young Faculty Award YFA
Grants.gov  https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=320056
FedBizOpps  https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=74f9691bce51a95c5a2...

Executive Summary Due Date: September 18, 2019, 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility:  Participation in the YFA program is limited to any current tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professors and to tenured Assistant or Associate Professors within three (3) years of their tenure appointment at a U.S. institution of higher education or equivalent at a U.S. non-profit science and technology research institution.

Topic Areas:
1. Unlocking the Secrets of Roman Concrete
2. In Vivo Biosensors
3. Decision Making Algorithm for Medical Countermeasure (MCM) Development
4. Microbial Community Modeling
5. Biological Systems for Sensing, Reporting, and Mitigating Air Contamination
6. Distributed Intelligence in Flexible Robots
7. Bioinspired Soft-Matter Electrical Circuits
8. Room-temperature Chip-scale Quantum Opto-mechanical Sensors
9. Artificial Intelligence AI System Engineering
10. Advanced Corrosion Control
11. Economics-driven Secure Multiparty Computation
12. Cross-Cultural Extrapolation of Privacy-Oriented Human-Technology Interactions
13. Scientific Model Aware Computing
14. Push Science
15. Visualization Innovations for Cyber Terrain Operations Representation (VICTOR)
16. Reducing Errors in Quantum Systems
17. Dielectrics for High-Temperature CMOS FETs Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistors
18. A Physics-Based Re-exploration of Spectrum Allocation
19. Detecting Cognitive Dissonance & Belief Shift Over Time
20. Chip-scale Blind Sampled Wideband Periodogram and Time Transfer by Machine Learning
21. Practical Antineutrino Detectors
22. Radiofrequency RF Power Harvesting for Remote Sensing
23. Low Loop Latency Distributed Time Transfer
24. High-Entropy Alloys Study
25. Ocean Object Identification via Distributed Sensors
26. Flame Stability and Ignition in Partially-Premixed High-Speed Flows
27. On-Orbit Servicing Architectures for Proliferated Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Constellations