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. Xiaoguang Leo Liu of University of California Davis has been awarded 2016 Supplemental Funding.
The 2015 Newsletter has been published.
Catalyst Foundation was introduced at 2015 IEEE CICC.

Call for Proposals

Solicitation for the call for proposals has been closed.

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.