Research Operations provides leadership in development, planning and implementation of Office of Research and Innovation’s strategic goals and initiatives. The director is a liaison to the Vice Chancellor and acts on his behalf. The unit provides logistical (both administrative and operational) support to all Office of Research and Innovation units in the areas of strategic initiatives, reporting, centers and research cores, research development activities, communications, marketing, web services, special events, etc. The unit leads all communications, marketing and web activities for Office of Research and Innovation and facilitates activities between Office of Research and Innovation units and University Communications.

Genevieve Garland

Director and
Chief of Staff

Genevieve Garland, PhD
(919) 513-6010,


Kim Dick

Web Master and
Data Analyst

Kim Dick
(919) 515-7511,


Assistant Director
for Marketing and



Laura Kroeger


Laura Kroeger
(919) 513-3306,


Poulton Innovation Center

Physical Address

200 Poulton Innovation Center
1021 Main Campus Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27606

Mailing Address

NC State University
Campus Box 7018
Raleigh, NC 27695-7018

Springboard Office

Sibyl Smith
(919) 515-6183,