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INFEWS—Through INFEWS (Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will support new awards for an initial investment in fiscal years (FY) 2016 and 2017 of more than $40 million.The awards will foster collaboration among research communities and accelerate discovery and innovation at the nexus of food, energy and water systems.

NRT-INFEWS—The National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that ensure that graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.The NRT program includes two tracks: the Traineeship Track and the Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Track.

2016 and 2017 US-Funded INFEWS Projects

FEWS—Modeling (Track 1):

FEWS—Visualization and Decision Support for Cyber-Human-Physical Systems at the FEW Nexus (Track 2):

FEWS—Research to Enable Innovative System Solutions (Track 3):

FEWS—Education and Workforce Development (Track 4):

FEWSNRT-Funded Projects

FEWS REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) Projects:

UNS Projects: