NASA Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility Research RFP

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) Program, in collaboration with the NASA WV Space Grant Consortium (WVSGC), solicits proposals for conducting research to advance the primary mission of the IV & V Program in the science of software engineering to improve the safety, quality, reliability, cost, and performance of NASA software systems and related areas, as listed in the attached Request for Proposals (RFP).

Proposal due date: Monday, July 1, 2019, by 5:00 PM (EST)

Awards announcement date: July 31, 2019

Anticipated project start date: August 15, 2019

We expect to fund up to three projects in the next academic year. Only full-time faculty and researchers of U.S. citizenship in West Virginia are eligible to apply. The review process consists of a technical review by experts from outside the state of West Virginia and by program managers at the NASA IV & V program in Fairmont, WV.

There will be a WebEx informational teleconference on May 13th at 1:00 p.m. regarding this RFP. Submit your questions to prior to the WebEx session.  Please contact Candy Cordwell ( if you are interested in participating in the WebEx teleconference.