Alan Rebar

Vice Chancellor Alan Rebar to Retire

Effective Dec. 31, 2018, Dr. Alan Rebar will retire from the position of Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation. Mladen Vouk, associate vice chancellor for research development and administration, will assume the role Jan. 1.

“During his tenure at NC State, Al has advanced the research enterprise in a remarkable way,” says NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson. “He has led a number of ground-breaking strategic initiatives and has considerably enhanced the culture of interdisciplinary research and collaboration across our campus.”

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Screenshot of Faculty Central Website HomepageWebsite Focuses on Faculty

NC State offers a wealth of resources for faculty in each stage of their career. The spread out nature of faculty resources led to the recent creation of the Faculty Central website, a one-stop shop for information and tools distributed across the vast ecosystem of NC State websites. Faculty Central was developed in partnership with university faculty, Research and Innovation, Human Resources, the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Office of Faculty Development and University Communications and Marketing. The Office of Institutional Research and Planning assisted in collecting data most commonly requested by faculty and determining how to best structure this information.

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Research Statistics


in Licenses and
Options Executed*

$405 M
in New Research
Awards FY17

Top 25
Universities for
Technology Transfer**

$1.3 B
in Research
Proposals Submitted

in Startups

Partners on
Centennial Campus

4,443 Jobs
Created Across
NC in FY17

* Among all public universities without a medical school
** Milken Institute report, 2017

NC State Research Annual Review 2017

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Record Breaking Year

NC State’s Office of Research and Innovation celebrated a year of tremendous success in 2017, including the launch of four innovative research programs and networks, a meteoric rise in the development of co-located partners and unprecedented numbers of startups, patents, and dollars invested in research at NC State.

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Research Events

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