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: Friday, October 30, 2020, by 11:59 PM (EDT)

Awards announcement date: November 30, 2020

Anticipated project start date: January 1, 2021

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.

For Technical questions about this solicitation please contact Mr. Raju Raymond at

Proposals must be submitted online only. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered. All submissions must be sent by email to Ms. Candy Cordwell at