August 8th, 2023

Dr. Kyeongjae Cho receives nearly $1,000,000 from DARPA

Dr. Kyeongjae Cho received $995,707 from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for his research on Machine Learning Methods for Predictive Atomic and Electronic Structures of Nanostructure Interfaces for THz Device Simulations with DFT Accuracy. This project addresses interatomic potentials and tight binding (TB) models that can be used to simulate thousands and tens of thousands …read more

March 4th, 2020

DARPA Funds Dr. Eric Kildebeck’s POLYMATH Research

Dr. Robert Steininger and Dr. Eric Kildebeck

Dr. Eric Kildebeck received a $1.6 million award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for his Polycraft Multi-user Anthropomorphic Testbed for Hybrid Systems (POLYMATH) project. The grant will examine using Polycraft World–a Minecraft modification that will enable multiple different Artificial Intelligence researchers to test algorithms in an open world. It will also observe …read more

November 1st, 2016

DARPA Young Faculty Award

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA) is designed to give researchers a good look at the challenges and needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and national security as a whole. The purpose, like the other young faculty programs, is to give researchers the opportunity to build relationships and understanding …read more

July 13th, 2016

Federal Funding Opportunities for New and Young Faculty


A quick search of research opportunities for new faculty/investigators in the grant searching database Pivot yielded 6,544 results. That is a lot of opportunities and they vary in sponsor types (federal government, private institutions, and professional societies), areas of research, and practically every other area in which they can vary. So, the good news is …read more