NSF CAREER proposal writing workshop May 10

Event: 2017 – NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop I

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Cascades Room, The
 Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, Blacksburg, VA


This is the first in a series of workshops designed to assist PIs in the development of NSF CAREER Proposals. This workshop is open to any faculty member preparing an NSF CAREER proposal submission. A boxed lunch will be provided.

Participants should prepared with a short outline of integrated research and education vision

To register, please visit the following link: https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bNNV0Lkkc5MpwuF



11:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Overview presentationJack Lesko, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, College of Engineering

- Developing your career development plan

- Integrating research and education

- Developing your research objective

- Do’s and Don’ts

- Proposal Development Tips


12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Addressing Broader Impacts in Your CAREER proposalBevlee Watford, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering


12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Panel discussion with previous CAREER Award WinnersAmanda Morris, Chemistry; Birgit Scharf, Biological Sciences; Jonathan Boreyko, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics; Scott Verbridge, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics.


1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Questions/discussion; Integration of research with Broader Impacts Plan


Questions? Please contact Beth Tranter (etranter@vt.edu) or Catherine Amelink (camartin@vt.edu)

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