Discover Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Day.

On Tuesday, June 18, the Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA) is holding a Discover Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Day.   The OSU Research Office is hosting a Webcast of the live event in Covell Hall 117.  Topics and agenda are at

If there is a need, we are willing to be available for the 6:45 am-7:45 am PT session on Limits of Sensing and Sensors – please let us know.

Otherwise, we will start the day Tuesday, June 18th at 8am according to the attached schedule in Covell 117.

Attached schedule with times adjusted to Pacific Time.  OSU – Discover DARPA Defense Sciences Office flyer


100&Change MacArthur Foundation competition

100&Change –

Interesting Opportunity from the MacArthur Foundation – 100&Change  –

100&Change is a MacArthur Foundation competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant problem.  Proposals focused on any critical issue are welcome. “We’re ready to fund a single proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time.”

Please review the 100&Change-Organization-Readiness-Tool

Email questions to

Connection Session on NSF’s Coasts and People Initiative

In response to an NSF Dear Colleague Letter recently published

on NSF’s “Coasts and People” initiative. 

Monday, May 13   3:30-5:00 pm

Hallie E. Ford Center, Bray Conference Room, HFC 115

with reception following



  • Give potential PIs a chance to understand expertise on campus across the various disciplines.
  • Provide the opportunity to hear from various groups through 2-minute “ignite” talks.
  • Enable networking and interactions across disciplines.

Further info:

  • The RSVP page contains a quick set of questions about the research expertise and approach of each potential participants.
  • This information will be made available to all participants ahead of the session to allow participants time to plan how they can best use the networking time during the reception.
  • Interested faculty are asked to fill out the information on the RSVP form even if you are not able to attend to allow for a complete database.