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Summary of National Science Foundation Doubling Act

Sep 19, 20021 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

The National Science Foundation Doubling Act requires the NSF Director, to continue specified initiatives concerning: information technology research involving cybersecurity, terascale computing systems, software, networking, scalability, communications, and data management; nanoscale science and engineering; plant genome research; and science and technology innovation partnerships.

The bill also funds the science, mathematics, engineering, and technology talent expansion program; the secondary school systemic initiative; the experimental program to stimulate competitive research; and the program to advance the goals of the Science and Engineering Equal Opportunities Act. Other bill requirements include developing and submitting to the National Science Board a priority list of proposed major research equipment and facilities construction projects.