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NSF CAREER Awards Workshop

Friday, May 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Information Technology/Engineering : 325B

RSVP required - please RSVP on the myUMBC version of this event, at

The CAREER award is a prestigious grant offered by the National Science Foundation for junior faculty who are engaging in exceptional research, teaching, and integrating education with research.  The goal of the program is to support junior faculty in establishing a strong basis for a lifelong career in research and education.  

Dr. Marie desJardins (Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, COEIT, and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, CAREER '06) will give an overview of the CAREER program and discuss expectations, review criteria, and the panel review process.  Dr. Michelle Starz-Gaiano (Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, CAREER '11), Dr. Matt Pelton (Assistant Professor of Physics, CAREER '16) and Dr. Tinoosh Mohsenin (Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, CAREER '17) will share their experiences with navigating the CAREER proposal writing process.

Deadlines are July 19-21 (depending on discipline) and eligibility requirements can be found on the solicitation page:

UMBC has an excellent track record with the CAREER awards program. A list of UMBC faculty who have previously received CAREER awards can be found at

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