Who We Are

The Research Leadership Academy was established in FY2016 to promote a culture of research leadership at NC State. It complements two other groups honoring NC State faculty, the Academy of Outstanding Teachers, managed by the Office of Faculty Development, and the Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension, managed by the Office of Outreach and Engagement.

Meetings

Current year schedule of meetings. See intranet (unity id required) for agendas.

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Current Members

Current committee members and their contact information.

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2017 Nominations Open

ORIED is accepting nominations for the Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award.

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Mission

The Research Leadership Academy operates as the faculty-driven epicenter for the development and implementation of best practices in the empowerment of research faculty at all levels at NC State.

Membership in the Academy is lifetime as long as the member is associated with NC State with a commitment of active service to the Academy for a minimum of three years. Members are expected to take an active role in promoting the research enterprise across campus by participating in activities such as seminars, research education programs, proposal reviews and site visit red teams.

 

Current Members

2016 Inaugural Class

  • Harald Ade, Distinguished Professor, Physics
  • Marie Davidian, William Neal Reynolds Professor, Statistics
  • Fred Gould, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Agriculture, Entomology
  • Gail Jones, Distinguished Graduate Professor, STEM Education
  • Y. Richard Kim, Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished University Professor, Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
  • Trudy Mackay, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor, Biological Sciences
  • Chris McGahan, Professor, Molecular Biomedical Sciences
  • Greg Parsons, Alcoa Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Ronald Sederoff, Professor, Forestry & Environmental Resources
  • Laurie Williams, Professor, Computer Science
  • Walt Wolfram, William C. Friday Distinguished Professor, English

2017 Class