The Team at the Division of Research and Innovation is here to help. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out to our team below.
Mary Ann Dawson
Associate Director, FedEx Institute of Technology
Manager, FedEx Institute of Technology
Dr. Hai Trieu
Director of Technology Commercialization, FedEx Institute of Technology
Chaquieta L Williamson
Business Officer II
Research Development focuses on increasing institutional research competitiveness through targeted capacity building, partnership and interdisciplinary team development, and proposal development assistance activities. This team manages limited competition proposals, large-scale or center proposals, and career development proposals.
Dr. Cody Behles
Director, Research Development and Innovation
Dr. Nichole Saulsberry-Scarboro
Assistant Manager & Director, Innovative Nonprofit and Foundation Engaged Research
Sponsored Programs: The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is a service office that reports to the Executive Vice President for Research & Innovation. OSP serves faculty and staff, in every academic discipline and research area, pursuing research or other sponsored projects funded by federal, state, or private agencies and organizations. OSP personnel are committed to furthering the University's vision as a great metropolitan research university by assisting faculty in identifying funding opportunities, preparing grant proposals, securing institutional approval for proposals, and submitting proposals for funding. OSP also manages several programs to ensure compliance with federal, state, and institutional regulations.
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Director, Research Support and Innovation
Office of Sponsored Programs
Sponsored Programs Contracts Administrator
Electronic Research Administrator
Sponsored Programs Proposal Administrator
Sponsored Programs Award Administrator
Sponsored Program Coordinator-Subawards
Research Compliance encompasses work with human subjects (IRB), animals (IACUC), financial conflict of interest, export controls, research misconduct, and responsible conduct of research. This team works with our faculty and student researchers to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, laws, and University policies.
Senior Associate Director, Research Compliance
Karyl Buddington, DVM
Director, Animal Care Facilities
Research Compliance Coordinator