Funding agency: 
Department of Defense, Air Force Office of Scientific Research

The focus is on research areas that offer significant and comprehensive benefits to our national warfighting and peacekeeping capabilities. These areas are organized and managed in two scientific branches: 

  • Engineering and Information Sciences (RTA) 
  • Physical and Biological Sciences (RTB) 
 The BAA covers an exhaustive list including, but not limited to:
Engineering and Complex Systems
  • Dynamic materials and interactions
  • Ghz-THz electronics and materials
  • Energy, combustion, and non-equilibrium Thermodynamics
  • Unstady Aerodynamics and turbulent flows
  • Low density materials

Information and Networks

  • computational mathematics
  • dynamics and control
  • dynamic data driven application systems
  • optimization and discrete mathematics
  • Science of information, computation, learning and fusion

Physical Sciences

  • aerospace materials for extreme environments
  • Atomic and molecular physics
  • Electromagnetics
  • Laser and optical physics
  • Optoelectronics and photonics
  • Plasma and electro-energetic physics
  • Quantum Electronic solids
  • Quantum Information Sciences
  • Remote sensing
  • Space science
  • Ultrashort pulse laser-matter interactions

Chemistry and Biological Sciences

  • Biophysics
  • Human performance and biosystems
  • Mechanics of multifunctional materials and microsystems
  • molecular dynamics and theoretical chemistry
  • Natural materials, systems, and extremophiles
  • organic materials chemistry

Deadlines: This announcement remains open until superseded. Wereview and evaluate proposals as they are received. You may submit proposals at any time; however, some specific topic instructions may recommend submission by specific dates that align with funding expectations. 

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