S&CC supports community-inspired research and piloting addressing climate and environmental resilience, food and agriculture, health and wellness, education and workforce development, community planning, transportation and mobility, and many other priority areas relevant to communities. Teams of researchers and community stakeholders, across social science and technological disciplines, work collaboratively on projects that go beyond the current state-of-the-art to enable new frontiers for smart communities.


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NSF Student Travel Grants for attending IEEE SmartComp 2023

A limited number of student travel grants are available for students from US-based institutions to attend SmartComp 2023. The travel award typically covers up to $1,250 of expenses, including registration, airfare, and lodging.

MSU leads new $1.7 million research project to help disadvantaged communities confronting wildfires and related cascading hazards

STARKVILLE, Miss.—An interdisciplinary team led by Mississippi State researchers is receiving a $1.7 million grant to better equip emergency planners and other stakeholders to…

Virginia Tech researchers garner NSF grant to connect AI with urban planning to improve decision making and service delivery

Tom Sanchez, professor of urban affairs and planning, and Chris North, professor of computer science and associate director of…

NSF's 2022 S&CC PI Meeting
The 2022 National Science Foundation Smart & Connected Communities Principal Investigators' Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11, 2022 and Wednesday, October 12, 2022 in Arlington, Virginia.
NSF IoT Workshop
The SCC VO and Blue Ridge Data Lab are excited to announce an upcoming National Science Foundation (NSF) workshop focused on designing an IoT platform for the SCC and CPS community.
S&CC PI Meeting 2024 (Save the Dates!)
The Smart and Connected Communities Principal Investigators' Meeting (S&CC PI Meeting '24) will be held Monday, March 18th (arrival night) - Tuesday, March 19th & Wednesday, March 20th (meeting days) in Nashville, Tennessee at Vanderbilt Univer

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