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2024 National NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research Notice of Funding Opportunity (R3 NOFO) LOI
2024 Nevada NASA EPSCoR R3 NOFO LOI
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RFA-001: Safe and Efficient Electro-mechanical Powertrains for Electrified Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) Vehicles
RFA-002: Electric motor technologies appropriate for eVTOL with high torque density and, concurrently, such motors being free of partial discharge and having a continuous power rating in the range 50 – 400 kW.
RFA-003: High reliability, robustness, and fault-tolerance for inverter-motor systems as needed for safety-critical eVTOL propulsion.
RFA-004: Lubrication and cooling technologies specifically optimized for long life and highly efficient eVTOL motors, including interest in single-fluid approaches for inverters, motors, and gearboxes.
RFA-005: Development of Characterization Techniques to Determine Rate and Temperature Dependent Composite Material Properties for the LS-DYNA MAT213 Model
RFA-006: Multiscale Modeling of Heterogeneous Materials with NASMAT
RFA-007: Clean Energy and Emissions Technologies
RFA-008: U.S. Climate Change Research Program
RFA-009: Earth-observing capabilities to support breakthrough science and National efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (including CO2, CH4, N2O, HFCs).
RFA-010: U.S. Climate Change Research Program focusing on carbon capture and Utilization
RFA-011: Addressing Orbital Debris: Control the long-term growth of debris population.
RFA-012: Development of advanced soft magnetic materials for high-power electronic systems
RFA-013: Development of high-temperature refractory alloys and coating systems
RFA-014: Development of materials for extreme environments
RFA-015: Advanced Manufacturing of Sensors and Electronics
RFA-016: Additive manufacturing and additive manufacturing of electronics
RFA-017: LEO manufacturing support (additive, advanced materials, thin layer processing)
RFA-018: Lunar manufacturing of solar cells and sensors
RFA-019: Materials development for additive manufacturing
RFA-020: Crew-worn restraints and mobility aids for microgravity spacecraft cabin environments
RFA-021: Crew quarters internal architectures compatible with both microgravity and fractional gravity domains
RFA-022: Repair, Manufacturing, And Fabrication (RMAF) Facility for the Common Habitat Architecture
RFA-023: Astrophysics Technology Development
RFA-024: Fundamental Physics
RFA-025: Soft Matter Physics
RFA-026: Fluid Physics
RFA-027: Combustion Science
RFA-028: Materials Science
RFA-029: Growth of plants in inhospitable “deep space-relevant” Earth soils or conditions
RFA-030: Commercially Enabled Rapid Space Science Project (CERISS)
RFA-031: In-Space Welding
RFA-032: Materials and Processes Improvements for Chemical Propulsion State of Art (SoA)
RFA-033: Materials and Processes Improvements for Electric Propulsion State of Art (SoA)
RFA-034: Improvements to Space Solar Power State of Art (SoA)
RFA-035: Small Reentry Systems
RFA-036: Other Commercial Space Topic
RFA-037: Zero Trust, Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture, and Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Realtime Cyber Defense
RFA-038: Applied AI Ethics
RFA-039: Scaled Video ML Object Detection and Alerts
RFA-040: Verification of AI/ML algorithms for Spacecraft.
RFA-041: Augmenting and Analyzing Requirements with Natural Language Processors.
RFA-042: AI/ML algorithms to obtain and improve 3-dimentional remote sensing of the Earth’s aerosols, clouds, oceans and lands using advanced lidar and polarimeter data.
RFA-043: ICAN-C-Obscured Vision Enhancement
RFA-044: Lox Methane HS Video Analysis.
RFA-045: Motion Mag in the Dark
RFA-046: Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Detection Using Computer Vision
RFA-047: Using Multispectral Neural Radiance Fields (NeRFs) for Ground Detection & Characterization of Lunar Micro Cold Traps
RFA-048: High-Resolution 3D Mapping of Lunar Shadowed Regions Using Neural Radiance Fields (NeRFs)
RFA-049: Study the deployment of Large Language Models (LLMs) for Systems Engineering and Project Management at NASA
RFA-050: Collaborative platforms for capturing data analytics workflows.
RFA-051: Uses of generative AI to dynamically create Photo realistic 3D content in real-time for use in XR applications
RFA-052: Use of a Brain Computer Interface (BCI) system as a novel computer interface
RFA-053: Cognitive State Determination System to Support Training, Education, and Real-Time Operations in an XR environment
RFA-054: Automatic XR friendly procedure creation using videos
RFA-055: Video based mocap system
RFA-056: Retrieval Augmented Dialog LLM
RFA-057: Impacts of human activity on coastal physical, geomorphological and ecological variability
RFA-058: Sea level rise, coastal erosion/retreat, and salt-water intrusion, and their impacts on ecosystems
RFA-059: Linkages between aquatic dynamics and land subsidence and its impacts on aquatic ecosystems
RFA-060: The role of urban development on land subsidence and aquatic ecosystems; biophysical coupling and feedbacks within the aquatic-land interface
RFA-061: Impacts of hazards related to climate extremes, such as storms and heat waves, on biogeophysical aspects of the coast; etc.
RFA-062: Impacts of upstream activities on coastal communities
RFA-063: Integration of existing and upcoming observational and modeling assets into a conceptual or (better) digital aquatic-land framework that enables the dynamical coupling of key processes within the aquatic-land interface.
RFA-064: Exposure and vulnerability to geohazards (e.g., infrastructure and flooding, landslides, etc.), land cover/use change and their impacts on water
RFA-065: Nitrogen/Methane Plasma Experiments Relevant to Titan Entry
RFA-066: Predictive Modeling of Plasma Physics Relevant to High Enthalpy Facilities
RFA-067: Mechanical Properties of Ablative TPS Materials during Char Formation
RFA-068: Development and elaboration of Functional aids and testing paradigms to measure activity for use by parastronauts during spaceflight
RFA-069: Evaluation space capsule and spacesuit activity in stable and fit lower or upper extremity amputees and compare their responses to non-amputee fit individuals
RFA-070: Pilot studies to adopt terrestrial precision health solutions for astronauts
RFA-071: Pilot studies to demonstrate the utilization of full systems biology approaches in addressing human spaceflight risks
RFA-072: Tissue and Data sharing for space radiation risk and mitigation strategies
RFA-073: Space radiation sex-differences
RFA-074: Compound screening techniques to assess efficacy in modulating responses to radiation exposure
RFA-075: Inflammasome role in radiation-associated health impacts
RFA-076: Portable, non-ionizing radiation based, high resolution disease detection imaging
RFA-077: High-Temperature Subsystems and Components for Long-Duration (months) Surface Operations
RFA-078: Aerial Platforms for Missions to Measure Atmospheric Chemical and Physical Properties
RFA-079: In-situ Astrobiology Instruments
RFA-080: Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Planetary Protection for Crewed Mars Mission Concepts - Microbial and Human Health Monitoring
RFA-081: Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Planetary Protection for Crewed Mars Mission Concepts - Natural Transport of Contamination on Mars
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