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Virtual Town Hall Meeting

COVID-19 Funding Landscape and Awards Management

Thursday, May 7, 2020  |  2-3 p.m.

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Please join the Office of the Vice President for Research, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise as their senior staff share their perspectives on the evolving funding landscape given COVID-19. Targeting active researchers and those newly interested in pursuing funding opportunities, this town hall will cover a range of topics including guidance on how to interpret sponsor guidelines, deadline flexibility (both pre- and post-award), considerations for strategic planning, procedure development, and process implementation in response to these changes.


Research Faculty & Students


  • Dr. David Akopian
    Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering


  • Jaclyn Shaw
    Assistant VP for Strategic Research Initiatives

  • Liana Ryan
    Director, Faculty Development

  • Dr. Sandra Garcia
    Assistant VP for Sponsored Projects Administration

  • Dr. Christine Burke
    Director for Commercialization & Tech Transfer, Commercial & Innovation