|US Doctorates in the 20th Century||October 9, 2006|
Authors: Lori Thurgood, Mary J. Golladay, and Susan T. Hill
U.S. Doctorates in the 20th Century continues the work begun in its companion volume, A Century of Doctorates, published in 1978, and extends the story of American doctoral education to the end of the 20th century. It is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the nature and scope of doctoral education in the United States.
|National Science Foundation Investing in America’s Future||October 9, 2006|
An overview of NSF's five-year strategic plan 2006-2011.
|Our Cultural Commonwealth||October, 2006|
Authors: American Council of Learned Societies Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Outlining multiple recommendations, this report serves as a comprehensive framework for addressing the existing and future scholarly needs of cyberinfrastructure within the humanities and social sciences.
|Where has the Money Gone? Declining Industrial Support of Academic R&D||September, 2006|
A report that details declining industry support of academic R&D, including statistics dating back to the early 90s.
|Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2004-06||May, 2006|
This annual report contains information about federal funding of the research and development (R&D) and the R&D plant components of agency programs, as proposed by the administration for fiscal year (FY) 2006. R&D data in this report are classified into the same federal budget function categories used in the Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2006, prepared by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
|Report of the NSF Workshop for a Plant Cyberinfrastructure Center||October, 2005|
Authors: Editors Elliot Meyerowitz and Seung Y. Rhee
This report covers the goals for the establishment of a plant cyberinfrastucture center and resulted from an NSF workshop held in October 2005. A group of scientists from many disciplines met at the workshop to discuss cyberinfrastructure for plant sciences.
|Educating the Engineer of 2020: Adapting Engineering Education to the New Century||July, 2005|
Authors: Committee on the Engineer of 2020, Phase II, Committee on Engineering Education, National Academy of Engineering
This Phase II report, provides a suite of recommendations that can guide engineering educators, employers of engineers, professional societies, and government agencies in their efforts.
|Computational Science: Ensuring America’s Competitiveness||June, 2005|
Authors: President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC)
This report examines where the US is going with respect to computational capability and makes several recommendations including that the government provide a stronger commitment, better long term support (aka funding), and better coordination (aka leaders
|Scoping the Future Multi-Service Advanced Network Infrastructure for U.S. Higher Education||May, 2005|
Authors: Team A, one of two teams formed by the National LambdaRail (NLR) Board and the Internet2 Networking Policy and Planning Council (NPPAC)
This report focuses on evaluating the relationship between NLR and Internet2 resources and services as well as how these can be leveraged to enhance and improve regional networks for research and education.
|High Performance Computing Requirements for the Computational Solid Earth Sciences||January, 2005|
Authors: Written by committee. Edited by Ronald E. Cohen
This report was originally produced as a planning tool for the NSF and was a product of the Workshop on Computational Geoinformatics held in May 2004. It provides a nice overview of the status of the solid Earth science field and the computational needs i
|National Consultation on Access to Scientific Research Data Final Report||January, 2005|
Authors: National Consultation on Access to Scientific Research Data
A report to the Canadian government that analyzes and makes recommendations regarding Canada's life cycle processes for data storage and management as part of an effort to address the changing state of research data creation and sharing. It's primary focus is on natural and medical science data.
|2005 AAAS S&T Policy Forum Keynote Address||2005|
Authors: John Marburger
Marburger's address to the forum focuses on the President's federal R&D budget - where it's going and where it's been.
|When Database Systems Meet the Grid||2005|
Authors: María A. Nieto-Santisteban, Jim Gray, Alexander S. Szalay, James Annis, Aniruddha R. Thakar, and William J. O’Mullane
A discussion on combining grid technologies with database systesm for data intensive applications.
|Lessons Learned from Managing a Petabyte||2005|
Authors: Jacek Becla, Daniel L. Wang
A paper on problems and challenges of mass amounts of data on smaller systems and environments.
|Final Report: NSF SBE-CISE Workshop on Cyberinfrastructure and the Social Sciences||2005|
Authors: Francine Berman, Henry Brady
A report evaluating the status and changing needs of cyberinfrastructure for social, behavioral, and economic (SBE) sciences.
|Grid Computing: The Savvy Manager's Guide||2005|
Authors: Pawel Plaszczak and Rich Wellner
A book about integrating grid technology into business.
|Federal Plan for High-End Computing||July, 2004|
Authors: High-End Computing Revitalization Task Force (HECRTF)
This report addresses the future needs of high-end computing for science and engineering and was prepared for the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President.
|Cyberinfrastructure for Atmospheric Sciences in the 21st Century||June, 2004|
Authors: Ad Hoc Committee for Cyberinfrastructure Research, Development and Education in the Atmospheric Sciences
This report addresses the best ways to implement and utilize cyberinfrastructure in support of atmospheric science education and research including development of new tools.
|Getting Up to Speed: The Future of Supercomputing||2004|
Authors: Committee on the Future of Supercomputing, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications of the National Research Council. Edited by Susan L. Graham, Marc Snir, and Cynthia A. Patterson
This report addresses the status of supercomputing in the United States including costs and effectiveness as well as federal needs and support.
|Setting Priorities for Large Research Facility Projects Supported by the National Science Foundation||2004|
Authors: Committee on Setting Priorities for NSF-Sponsored Large Research Facility Projects, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, Policy and Global Affairs Division, Board on Physics and Astronomy, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
This report examines the policies and procedures
governing awards made through the Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) account of the NSF. This account funds construction and support for large research facility projects and the r
|Revolutionizing Science and Engineering Through Cyberinfrastructure||January, 2003|
Authors: National Science Foundation Blue-Ribbon Advisory Panel on Cyberinfrastructure
A report by a select panel of experts initiated by the NSF Asst. Director for the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate to evaluate the current state of cyberinfrastructure within the framework of the CISE. The committee char
|An Information Technology Infrastructure Plan to Advance Ocean Sciences||January 21, 2002|
Authors: Ocean Information Technology Infrastructure (OITI) Steering Commiteee
This report addresses some of the more salient IT issues facing the ocean science community by outlining specific challenges and providing recommendations for addressing those challenges.
|High Performance Computing for the National Security Community||2002|
Authors: DARPA, DoD, DOE, NASA, NRO and NSA
A report prepared for and delivered to Congress that outlines a strategy for building a sustainable high-performance computing infrastructure within the national security programs.