Divisions and Offices

Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems (CBET)

Supports discoveries in chemical and biochemical systems; environmental engineering and sustainability; bioengineering and engineering healthcare; and fundamental transport, thermal and fluid phenomena.

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Advances the future of manufacturing, the design of innovative materials and building technologies, infrastructure resilience and sustainability, and tools and systems for decision-making, robotics and controls.

Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS)

Promotes fundamental research in device and component technologies, power, controls, computation, networking, communications, and cyber technologies to support integration and networking of intelligent systems.

Emerging Frontiers and Multidisciplinary Activities (EFMA)

Targets important cutting-edge opportunities and long-term challenges for engineering that may address national needs, and supports multidisciplinary studies and facilities.

Engineering Education and Centers (EEC)

Invests in creation of 21st century engineers and discovery of technologies through transformational center-based research, research in education and inclusion, and research opportunities for students and teachers.

Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP)

Invests in high-tech small businesses and collaborations between academia and industry to transform discoveries into innovative commercial technologies with societal benefits.