Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research


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Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research broad agency announcement BAA
FA9550-21-S-0001 Posted 6/9/2021  
(superseded  FA9550-19-S-0003 )
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This BAA broad agency announcement remains open until superseded. AFOSR reviews and evaluates proposals as they are received. You may submit proposals at any time; however, some specific topic instructions may recommend submission by specific dates that align with funding expectations.

ENGINEERING AND COMPLEX SYSTEMS: Dynamic Materials and Interactions; GHz-THz Electronics and Materials;Energy, Combustion and Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics; Unsteady Aerodynamics and Turbulent Flows; High-Speed Aerodynamics;  Aerospace Composite Materials; Multi-Scale Structural Mechanics and Prognosis; Space Propulsion and Power; Agile Science of Test and Evaluation (T&E).
INFORMATION AND NETWORKS: Computational Cognition and Machine Intelligence; Computational Mathematics; Dynamics and Control; Dynamic Data Driven Information Processing; Information Assurance and Cybersecurity; Mathematical Optimization; Science of Information, Computation, Learning and Fusion; Trust and Influence; Complex Networks; Cognitive and Computational Neurosciences.

PHYSICAL SCIENCES: Aerospace Materials for Extreme Environments; Atomic and Molecular Physics; Electromagnetics; Laser and Optical Physics; Optoelectronics and Photonics; Plasma and Electro-Energetic Physics; Quantum Information Sciences; Physics of Sensing; Space Science, Ultrashort Pulse Laser-Matter Interactions; Condensed Matter Physics.

CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES:  Biophysics; Human Performance and Biosystems; Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Microsystems; Molecular Dynamics and Theoretical Chemistry; Natural Materials and Systems; Organic Materials Chemistry.