Computing Researchers Get Crash Course in Government Advocacy at CRA’s Leadership in Science Policy Institute (LiSPI)

The following blog was originally posted on the CRA Bulletin and CRA Government Affairs Blog, by Matt Hazenbush, Director of Communications, and Brian Mosley, Associate Director, Government Affairs. We live in a world dominated by computing. Many of the most significant problems facing the world and our country either have solutions in—or are caused by—computing. Yet, […]

NSF CISE Newsletter: “A Fond Farewell”

The following is a message from the Assistant Director (AD) of the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at the National Science Foundation (NSF).  A Fond Farewell  Dear CISE Community, This marks my last monthly CISE newsletter in the leadership role for CISE. After a fulfilling 4-year term at NSF, I will […]

Newly Expanded CRA Career Mentoring Workshops Now Accepting Industry Applications!

The Computing Research Association (CRA) is now accepting applications for its biennial CRA Career Mentoring Workshops (CMWs). The workshops provide valuable career advice and mentoring activities to people just beginning or in the early stages of their computing research careers. Building on the success of more than two decades of workshops for starting a tenure-track position […]

DoD Data Economy Study Request for Information Due 11/3

The Defense Innovation Board (DIB) is seeking to gather diverse perspectives for improving the collection, availability, analysis, and use of data within the Department of Defense (DoD). The DIB welcomes insights and best practices from industry, academia, uniformed personnel, and other interested parties. Expertise and feedback will help shape the DIB’s research and recommendations to […]

Submit Comments by 8/31- CRA Committees Respond to NSF Request for Information on New Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships Directorate: Seek Additional Community Input

In April 2023, the National Science Foundation (NSF) published a Request for Information (RFI) to inform the development of a roadmap for the recently established Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships (TIP) Directorate. This roadmap will help guide TIP’s investments in translational use-inspired research to maintain US competitiveness in scientific research. The Computing Research Association (CRA) submitted two responses: a joint response  from […]

Building a More Inclusive Future: Highlights from the CRA Accessible for All Report

In a rapidly digitizing world, ensuring accessibility for all individuals is crucial.  In February 2023, the Computing Research Association (CRA) held a workshop on Accessible Technology for All. The workshop was co-hosted by CRA-Industry (CRA-I), Computing Community Consortium (CCC), and CRA-Widening Participation (CRA-WP) and led by a team of organizers from the various CRA committees […]

Calling Early and Mid Career Industry Researchers for CRA-WP’s Career Mentoring Workshop!

Computing Research Association- Widening Participation (CRA-WP) is thrilled to announce its biennial Career Mentoring Workshop (CMW) in Chicago, IL on November 3-4, 2023. The workshop presents an exceptional opportunity for early and mid-career professionals seeking growth and development in computer science research positions across three distinct tracks: education, research, and industry/lab. It offers tailored professional development opportunities […]

NSF CSGrad4US Fellowship Deadline Approaching

Are you a passionate computing professional seeking to elevate your career to new heights? Look no further! The National Science Foundation (NSF) CSGrad4US Fellowship is your gateway to unparalleled opportunities and transformative experiences in the dynamic world of computer science research. Why should you apply? 1️⃣ Financial Support: The CSGrad4US Fellowship offers financial support, ensuring […]

Biden-⁠Harris Administration Takes New Steps to Advance Responsible Artificial Intelligence Research, Development, and Deployment

The following was originally posted on the CCC Blog.  The Biden-Harris Administration is continuing their recent efforts to advance the research, development, and deployment of responsible AI. With the rise of AI and its increasing capabilities these initiatives are meant to protect American citizens’ rights and safety. Last week the CCC blog highlighted responsible AI […]

NSF seeks input to inform the next generation of advanced networking systems

The following is a letter to the community from three National Science Foundation (NSF) Assistant Directors, Margaret Martonosi (Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering), Susan Margulies (Directorate for Engineering), and Erwin Gianchandani (Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships). April 18, 2023 Dear Colleagues: With this Dear Colleague Letter (DCL), the National Science Foundation […]