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University Research Committee

The University Research Committee is the faculty’s voice to the research administration.

Who We Are

The University Research Committee is the faculty’s voice to the research administration. The committee evaluates and advises on research-related issues and helps to identify emerging areas of interest or concern at NC State.

Charge

Responsibilities of the Committee are to advise the Vice Chancellor for Office of Research and Innovation and to:

  • Encourage and support the intellectual and research interests of the faculty;
  • Evaluate and advise on research and administration policies and procedures and promote their continuous improvement;
  • Evaluate and advise on consulting policies and practices and promote their continuous improvement;
  • Inform the faculty on the availability of support for research and professional development, and to assist as it can in securing such support; and
  • Recommend to the Vice Chancellor the allocations to be made from the Research and Innovation Seed Funding (RISF) Program.

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Leadership

Faculty Members

Ex Officio Members

  • Maria Almanza, Director of External Faculty Awards and Recognition, Provost
  • Emily Callihan, Research Planning Manager, Research Development Office, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Ruben Carbonell, Director, Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science, Frank Hawkins Kenan Distinguished Professor, Chemical Engineering, COE
  • Owen Duckworth, URC Rep, Professor, Crop and Soil Science, CALS
  • Wade Fulghum, Interim Executive Director, Office of Research Commercialization, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Genevieve Garland, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Operations and Communications, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Peter Harries, Senior Associate Dean, The Graduate School
  • Jon Horowitz, Associate Vice Chancellor, Research Infrastructure, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Laura Kroeger, Research Program Specialist, Research Operations, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Mary Millsaps, Director, Research Integrity Officer, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Ginny Moser, RSC Chair, Director, Research Administration, Research and Innovation
  • Barbara Moses, Associate Vice Chancellor, Budget and Resource Management
  • Harry Perros, Faculty Senate Representative, Computer Science, COE
  • Matt Peterson, Director, Federal Research Affairs, Office of External Affairs, Partnerships, and Economic Development
  • Pradip Pramanik, Director, Proposal Development Unit, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Sherrie Settle, Associate Vice Chancellor, Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Missy Thomas, RSC Rep – Research Administration, Office of Research and Engagement/Office of Research and Innovation
  • Justo Torres, Director, Contracts, and Grants
  • Mladen Vouk, Vice Chancellor, Office of Research and Innovation