Dr. Susan Winters Co-Hosts First Ever NSF Funded Research Proposal Workshop

Dr. Susan Winters Co-Hosts First Ever NSF Funded Research Proposal Workshop

Dr. Susan Winters Co-Hosts First Ever NSF Funded Research Proposal Workshop

Dr. Susan Winters, of the University of Maryland College of Information Studies, helped spearhead the first-ever National Science Foundation (Division of Computer and Network Systems) funded workshop, May 5-6, 2017, for researchers interested in learning how to develop compelling and comprehensive $1M plus computer science related research proposals. 

Organized in collaboration with John King of the University of Michigan, Nick Berente of the University of Georgia, and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld of Brandeis University, the workshop hosted 25 attendees and focused on:

•    Coordination & Collaboration of Research Across Institutions & Groups
•    Aligning Stakeholders Along Common Interests
•    Data Management Practices
•    Thinking Strategically in Large-Scale Projects
•    Trends & Changes in Large-Scale Computer Science Projects & Funding
•    Learning from Successful Large-Scale Projects

Special thanks to speakers Keith Marzullo, Dean of the University of Maryland College of Information Studies, Neil Gershenfeld, Director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms, and Stan Ahalt, Director of the Renaissance Computing Institute.

The team looks forward to hosting future workshops. If you are interested in learning more or attending, please email Susan Winters, sjwinter@umd.edu.