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Unrestricted funds available for AWS Science awardees

Contact: Paul Redfern
Cell: (607) 227-1865

FOR RELEASE: April 2, 2024

The Cornell Center for Advanced Computing (CAC) encourages Cornell researchers to apply for the Amazon Science Spring 2024 call for proposals.

"Awardees will receive unrestricted funds, from $50,000 to $100,000 ($80,000 on average) that can be used for any purpose, including leveraging CAC consulting services to accelerate research discoveries," says Rich Knepper, CAC director. "Up to $40,000 in AWS cloud computing credits and training may be requested as well."

The Spring 2024 call for proposals is focused on two areas:

  • Sustainability - ML/AI techniques merged with life cycle assessment methodologies to support carbon abatement in manufacturing, transportation, and agriculture.
  • Information Security - ML/AI techniques to detect malware, security vulnerabilities, data privacy, etc.

The submission period is currently open and ends May 7, 2024. Decision letters will be sent out August 2024.