Vice President for Research and Creative Activity
Assistant to the Vice President
Office Assistant / Research Development Coordinator
Water Resources Research Institute
Xuefeng (Michael) Chu
Industry Engagement and Intellectual Property is composed of the Business Development Unit and the Technology Transfer Office. This group aims to maximize the opportunities for industry-sponsored research and licensing of intellectual property through streamlined intellectual property discussions during negotiation of sponsored research agreements and continuity for research sponsors interested in licensing technologies developed at NDSU. Contact this office at email@example.com.
The Operations team provides oversight for the facilities managed by RCA including the Research 1, Research 1 Addition, and Research 2 buildings. Core Research Facilities provide centralized shared university resources including instruments, labs and expertise to support research and education. Two recharge centers are operated under Research and Creative Activity: The Electron Microscopy Center comprehensive imaging and analysis services and the Research Operations Recharge Center tools for materials synthesis and characterization, microfabrication, device packaging, and testing.
Director of Research Operations
Cleanroom Microfabrication, Materials Characterization
Class 10k Cleanroom Operations, MCAL
Cleanroom Device Packaging/Assembly, Testing
Materials Research Operations, MCAL
MCAL Materials Synthesis, Scale-up, and Characterization
|Becky Hellman Tangen|
Senior Business Administrator
Electron Microscopy Center
The mission of the Research Development unit is to enhance NDSU's ability to compete for external funding by providing resources, training, and assistance related to developing successful research programs. Activities of the research development office include announcing funding opportunities, managing the SPIN database subscription and offering training and support for users of the system, developing and coordinating grant writing workshops and professional development opportunities for faculty, communicating research results through a weekly newsletter, reports, news releases and articles, providing proposal development services including editing and review of proposals for compliance with agency requirements, assisting with the coordination and development of interdisciplinary proposals, managing internal funding programs such as travel awards and research support services, support for broader impacts, and developing proposal writing resources and tools. Contact this office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Vice President for Research Development
Research Integrity supports Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use (IACUC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) operations; oversees financial conflicts of interest reviews; provides veterinary animal care and consultation; and subject matter expertise on promoting research integrity and compliance with federal regulations.
Research Compliance Administrator, IRB
IRB protocol development and processing, human subjects protections education.
The Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) office is the central administrative support office under the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity unit. The office encourages and supports university faculty and staff in their pursuit of external funding to conduct research or other scholarly activity, with an emphasis on administrative functions that advance a culture of compliance with applicable regulations. SPA provides budget review and institutional signature for all external proposal submissions, manages electronic application submission processes, and negotiates awards received from external sources for sponsored program activities on behalf of the university. The office also assists in non-financial post award administration matters. Contact this office at email@example.com.
Associate Vice President