Who We Are

The Research Operations Council (ROC) provides leadership at the college and university level for NC State research endeavors. The council’s monthly meeting agenda is set by the Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation. Members include the associate dean for research (or comparable chief research officer) from each college, the Vice Chancellor’s senior staff and the University Research Committee’s chair.

Mission

The Research Operations Council provides distributed leadership at the College and University level for research endeavors at NC State University. The ROC contemplates growth opportunities, identifies areas of excellence, catalyzes cross-disciplinary and trans-institutional collaborations, unifies divergent goals and objectives of local research and exploration thrusts with institutional mission and resource priorities. The ROC meets monthly under the leadership of the Vice Chancellor for Office of Research and Innovation who sets the agenda.

Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Contemplate growth opportunities.
  • Identify areas of excellence
  • Catalyze cross-disciplinary and trans-institutional collaborations
  • Unify divergent goals and objectives of local research and exploration thrusts with institutional mission and resource priorities.

2019 Meetings

Unless otherwise noted, these meetings will be held from 8:30-10:30 in the Springboard Executive conference Room 205.

  • January 17
  • February 20
  • March 20
  • April 17 (Canceled)
  • May 9 (Associate Deans only)
  • June 20
  • August 15
  • September 18
  • October (No meeting – Annual Research Administration Retreat)
  • November 21

 

See ROC Agendas (Unity ID required)

2019-2020 Members

  • Tom Birkland, Associate Dean, Research and Engagement, CHASS
  • John Gilligan, Executive Associate Dean of Engineering, Research and Graduate Programs, COE
  • Steve Lommel, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research; Associate Dean, Research, CALS
  • Marian McCord, Associate Dean, Research, CNR
  • Kathryn Meurs, Associate Dean, Research, CVM
  • Celen Pasalar, Assistant Dean, Research and Extension, COD
  • Heather Patisaul, Associate Dean, Research, COS
  • Paola Sztajn, Associate Dean, Research, CED
  • Richard Warr, Interim Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, COM
  • Xiangwu Zhang, Associate Dean for Research, COT

  • Mladen Vouk, Vice Chancellor, Office of Research and Innovation and Chair
  • Leah Burton, Director, Centennial Campus Partnerships and Industry Alliances, Office of External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development
  • Emily Callihan, Research Planning Manager, RDO, Office of Research and Innovation
  • 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
  • Jon Horowitz, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research Infrastructure, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Holly Lipkovich, Co-Chair, Research Support Council
  • Rick Liston, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Administration, Office of Research and Innovation
  • David Monks, Associate Director, NCARS, CALS
  • Barbara Moses, Associate Vice Chancellor and University Budget Director, Budget Office
  • Matt Peterson, Director, Federal Research Affairs, Office of External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development
  • Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Associate Dean, Industry Research and Extension, COT
  • Pradip Pramanik, Director, Proposal Development Unit, Office of Research and Innovation
  • David Rainer, Associate Vice Chancellor, Environmental Health and Public Safety
  • Steve Shannon, Professor and Chair of URC, COE
  • Justo Torres, Director, Contracts and Grants
  • Shawn Troxler, Associate General Counsel

Research Events

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  • Nov
    21


    Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
    Location: Springboard Executive Conference Room 205, Poulton Innovation Center, 1021 Main Campus Drive