Dahlgren University Research and Development (R&D) Projects and Capstone Projects

Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division is interested in receiving proposals for the following Basic and Applied Research Opportunity Areas:

College - University Student and Faculty Research Projects (DD-01)

NSWCDD is interested in receiving proposals directed toward student and faculty general research projects where the focus is upon priority technologies and capabilities performed at NSWCDD. NSWCDD is especially, but not solely, interested in research projects dealing with Hypersonics, Software Engineering, Quantum Computing and Sensing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Unmanned systems and Autonomy, Safety Systems, Human Systems Integration, and Warfare System Development and Integration which includes cyber security, directed energy, sensor systems, materials, chemical, biological, radiological (CBR) defense, and high powered microwaves among others.

College - University Student Capstone and Senior Research Projects (DD-02)

NSWCDD seeks proposals for novel research projects whose intent is the development of future naval scientists and engineers. NSWCDD is especially interested in research projects in the areas of Hypersonics, Software Engineering, Quantum Computing and Sensing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Unmanned systems and Autonomy, Safety Systems, Human Systems Integration, and Warfare System Development and Integration which includes cyber security, directed energy, sensor systems, materials, and high powered microwaves among others.

The primary goal of these projects is to develop student interests in Naval engineering with an eye toward future employment.

This announcement will remain open for one (1) year from the date of publication, or until replaced by a successor BAA or is canceled by the Government. Applicants may submit proposals at any time during this period, which will be evaluated by the Government in accordance with the evaluation cycle below. The first evaluation cycle is to occur in August 2023, with any awards estimated to be made in September 2023. Additional evaluation cycles will occur on/around November 2023 and April 2024, with any awards estimated to be made December 2023 and May 2024. The Government reserves the right to conduct additional evaluations during the open period of this BAA posting when a proposal is found to be of immediate interest to the Government.

Closing Date: July 17, 2024

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

All students must be U.S. citizens.

All responsible sources from academia may submit proposals under this BAA. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Institutions (MIs) are encouraged to submit proposals and join others in submitting proposals. However, no portion of this BAA will be set aside for HBCU and MI participation.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Curriculum Development
Engineering and Physical Sciences

External Deadline

July 17, 2024