System Science

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds, PhD has announced the second of two university-wide Collaboration Initiatives.  The new System Science program is intended to facilitate and strengthen research collaborations between faculty in the broadly defined engineering and/or quantitative/data-science fields with any other discipline.  Download some Research Topic Examples.


A System Sciences retreat is scheduled for October 28th, 2016 on the Innovation Campus Conference Center Auditorium in Lincoln.  Retreat registration is required and most be received by October 24th, 2016; register here.  

Attendance at the retreat and declaration of intent are required to become funding eligible.  Can't make the retreat?  Contact Paula Turpen, PhD for instructions.  Need help locating a suitable collaborator? Contact Paula Turpen, PhD for assistance.

Funding Opportunities

There are three funding mechanisms associated with the Systems Sciences Initiative.

The complete RFA can be found here.  UNMC PIs should submit their Applications to Deborah Hawkins (email) no later than January 13, 2017.  For Questions contact Paula Turpen, PhD (402-559-6162 or email).