Cross-Disciplinary Research Grants and Funding

Bridging science and electrical engineering through cross-disciplinary university-level research


The Catalyst Foundation Mission

The Catalyst Foundation mission is to foster cross-disciplinary doctoral level university research in the scientific and engineering fields. It fosters research projects in which at least one discipline is related to analog or mixed analog/digital integrated circuit design and analysis.

Foundation News

Prof. Byunghoo Jung and Prof. Babak Ziaie of Purdue University have been awarded 2014 Multi-Year Project.
Catalyst Foundation was introduced at 2014 IEEE CICC.
Prof. Donhee Ham and Prof. Hongkun Park of Harvard University have been awarded 2014 Multi-Year Project.
The 20th Anniversary Newsletter has been published.
The Catalyst Foundation Group has been created in the LinkedIn.

Call for Proposals

Solicitation for the call for proposals for a SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING has been posted.

How to Apply

The research support provided by the Foundation is in the form of grants. Collaborations by multiple universities are encouraged. Proposals must be prepared by university professors and must be submitted by the grant office of the corresponding university that leads the project.