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 EXPRESS: Randomized Algorithms for Extreme-Scale Science - DE-FOA-0002497

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 randomized algorithms for scientific computing and extreme-scale science.


  • No more than three pre-applications or applications. 
  • 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:
  • FOA Issue Date:March 26, 2021
  • Submission Deadline for Pre-Applications: April 16, 2021 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time - A Pre-Application is required.
  • Pre-Application Response Date:April 26, 2021Submission Deadline for Applications:May 19, 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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