Date Open: 
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Brief Summary:  The DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announces its interest in research applications to explore potentially high-impact approaches in the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for scientific insights from massive data generated by simulation, experiments, and observations.



Applicant institutions are limited to both: 2

  • No more than two pre-applications or applications as the lead institution in a multi institutional team. 
  • No more than one pre-application or application for each PI at the applicant institution.
Research Office Notice of Intent Deadline:  
  • Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Agency Deadlines:
  • Submission Deadline for Pre-Applications: April 23, 2021 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time -  A Pre-Application is required.
  • Pre-Application Response Date: May 3, 2021
  • Submission Deadline for Applications: May 27, 2021 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time
The general guidance for the preparation of notice of intent to the Research Office:

COVER SHEET (1 page) -please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

  • Solicitation Name and Descriptive Title
  • Project Summary:  3 or 4 sentences or bullet points that provide an overview of the objective of your proposed research, how you plan to do it, and the expected outcome.
  • Key PI/co-PIs:  5 or 6 sentences or bullet points that highlight team expertise as it relates to the project.
  • Budget:  Example:  The total cost of the project is anticipated to be $ X, with $ Y being requested from the Agency.  Agency funds will be used for: $ A for personnel; $ B for operations, and $ C for broader impacts/subcontracts etc. 


PROJECT DESCRIPTION (1 page) - please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

Problem statement: Clear and concise statement of

  • Research question(s) and how the project will address the research question(s);
  • Proposed activities: Describe the project to be undertaken and provide the technical specifications of the research activities and timelines that will be undertaken.
  • How the proposed research can lead to the advancement of research/knowledge in this area.
  • Expected results: Describe the outcome you anticipate from the research.
  • Abbreviated CV or biographical sketch of the principal investigator – separate page
  • Optional - Suggest one or two names to serve on the internal review committee.
Submit your Notice of Intent to the: 


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