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Announcements
Intel Field-Programmable Gate Arrays Workshop Hosted by OARC - Oct. 9

Join the Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC) experts  from Intel  on October 9th  to learn more about Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), which can help accelerate many of the core data center workloads that process the growing volume of data that our hyper-connected world creates.  More information

OARC to Exhibit at SuperComputing Conference in November

This November, OARC will participate in the SuperComputing 2018 conference in Dallas, Texas as a Research Exhibitor, joining peer research and BIG10 universities for the second consecutive year. OARC will host a booth to meet and talk with the world's leading experts in High Performance Computing, networking, storage, and analysis. In addition to highlighting visual research of Rutgers' faculty, staff, and students, OARC will also feature a live demonstration of the Eastern Regional Network (ERN) federation on the booth floor. Contact Janae Baker for more information or to find out how your research can be showcased at the booth.
Resources for Researchers
NSF Data Management Plans Made Easy: Introducing ezDMP - October 26

Join Dr. Helen Berman, Board of Governors Distinguished Professor Emerita of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, for a workshop focused on learning about a new tool for writing Data Management Plans for National Science Foundation grants. Lunch will be provided, and there will be time to test the tool. Bring your own laptop if you plan on attending.  Register now
New Jersey Small Business Development Center to Host NIH SBIR/STTR Training Conference - November 16

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are among the largest sources of early-stage capital for technology commercialization in the U.S. On November 6, the New Jersey Small Business Development Center will host a seminar intended to provide participants with an overview of SBIR/STTR programs with a focus on the  National Institutes of Health and three of its largest institutes - the National Institute on Aging, the National Cancer  Institute, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Following the morning seminar and a  networking lunch in collaboration with Rutgers' Research Commercialization team, guest speakers will be available for one-on-one appointments with attendees. Learn more
Announcing EndNote X9 for Citation Management

Endnote X9, a citation management tool, is now available to all Rutgers affiliated students, faculty, and staff through University Libraries. Features include enhanced reference sharing capabilities, increased integration with Web of Science, new reference types for social and other electronic media, and more.  Learn more
Funding Spotlight
Limited Submission Opportunities
The Google PhD Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional work in computer science and related research areas.  Google PhD Fellowship students are a select group recognized by Google researchers and their institutions as some of the most promising young academics in the world. Pre-proposals must be submitted through Rutgers'  Limited Submission process . Application deadline: October 29, 2018.

Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences
The Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences is awarded to an individual in a selected area of chemistry to recognize exceptional and original research that has advanced the field in a major way. The prize consists of a monetary award of $250,000, a medal, and a certificate. There is no restriction on the number of nominees from a given institution, nor is institutional approval required.   Application deadline: February 28, 2019.  Learn more

National Oceanographic Partnership Program
The  National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) released its FY2019 Broad Agency Announcement. It provides extramural funding to support projects to advance ocean science research and technology. There are various deadlines depending on the topic. Learn more

Grants & Awards
Congratulations...  to the following Rutgers researchers for their recently-awarded grants: 

Diego Fraidenraich - New Jersey Medical School
Fioralba Cakoni - School of Arts and Sciences
James Simon - School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Prabhas V. Moghe - School of Engineering
Kenneth Safir - School of Arts and Sciences

Learn about their research under Grant Announcements .
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