National User Facility Organization and NSF | 2016

Broadening and Improving Science User Communities: The Roles of National User Facility Organization (NUFO) & NSF

The panel shared their experiences forming and managing science user communities with multiple agency and international partners. Included was an overview of the NUFO mission, activities, and facilities and benefits of involvement to users and facilities. NSF large facilities community was invited to provide insights during community discussion. Links to NAPA recommendations.


Presented on May 26th at the 2017 Large Facilities Workshop.

Susan White-DePace

Executive Administrator, NUFO


Dave Morrissey

Associate Director of Operations, National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory

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Carol Wilkinson

Large Facilities Advisor, Large Facilities Office, NSF Office of Budget, Finance & Award Management