Archives for August 2015

DOE – 2016 Early Career Research Program


Please see below for the DOE Early Career funding announcement.  DOE is now requiring proposals to include data management plans.   Scholars’ Mine, Missouri S&T’s digital repository, is perfect for this purpose and you should use it.

With best regards, Krishna

Krishnamurthy | Vice Provost for Research | Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) (Formerly University of Missouri-Rolla) | 202 Centennial Hall | 300 W. 12th St. | Rolla, MO 65409-1330 | T: 573-341-4154 | F: 573-341-4126 |

From: “Bannan, Kate (CONTR)” <>

Date: Friday, July 31, 2015 at 12:39 PM
To: “Bannan, Kate (CONTR)” <>
Cc: “Borchelt, Rick” <>
Subject: 2016 Early Career Research Program funding announcement

Good afternoon. I wanted to let you know that the 2016 Early Career Research Program funding announcement was posted today:

Important dates:

Due date for Pre-applications:                   10-Sep-2015, 5 PM Eastern Time

Encourage/Discourage Decisions:             8-Oct-2015, 5 PM Eastern Time

Due date for Proposals:                              19-Nov-2015, 5 PM Eastern Time

New this year is a requirement for data management plans; proposals without the plan will be declined.

Please feel free to distribute this across your campus. Good luck to your applicants.

Kate Bannan

Communications and Outreach Manager

Contractor to DOE/Office of Science

SC Communications and Public Affairs

Information International Associates (IIa)

202-586-7814 office

703-477-4405 cell phone

Twitter:  @KateBannan

RMERC Diane Henke Retirement Party

Diane Henke is retiring, after 30+ years with Missouri University of Science and Technology and the Rock Mechanics and Explosives Research Center (RMERC) !!! 

We will be holding a retirement reception for her on Friday, August 14th 2015 from 1pm to 3pm in the RMERC Conference Room.    (speeches and cake-cutting and gift by 1:15,  but slide show will run continuously,  food and drink will be available, and Diane will be  on hand to reminisce with you until 3pm. )

Please  see the attached flyer for details of her party. Dianes retirement party

Thank You!

Kathy Morris

Administrative Assistant

Rock Mechanics & Explosives Research Center

Missouri University of Science and Technology

1006 Kingshighway, Rolla, MO 65409-0660

ph:   573-341-6036

fax:  573-341-4368

Department of Energy Issues Draft FY 2016 Technical Workscopes for the CINR FOA

Department of Energy Issues Draft FY 2016 Technical Workscopes for the Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research FOA
August 4, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy today released draft technical workscopes in support of the upcoming Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research FOA. The workscopes will be discussed in detail at the FY 2016 DOE-NE Informational Webinar on August 10-12, 2015.

Workscopes are in draft format and are subject to change until the final FOA is announced.

DRAFT FY 2016 Technical Workscopes (Appendix A-C)

The Letters of Intent supporting NSUF applications are anticipated to be due August 27, 2015, and pre-applications for workscopes requiring them are anticipated to be due September 17, 2015.

An informational webinar will be held on August 10-12, 2015. Presentations and recordings will be available after the webinar.

Register for the DOE-NE Informational Webinar

Webinar Schedule

RE-CAST Summer Newsletter

Our RE-CAST Summer Newsletter is now available online. RE-CAST Newsletter V2 Issue 3_Page_01

In this issue:

  • Director’s Message
  • Special Workshop
  • Featured Projects
  • Women In Concrete Alliance
  • Summer Transportation Institute
  • Student Spotlight
  • Featured Projects
  • Upcoming Events