The Office of Research exists to support faculty and staff researchers in streamlining the development and implementation of proposals, grants and contracts. The office is focused on fostering technology transfer by supporting the development of new business ventures, partnerships, patenting and licensing.


The mission of the Office of Research is to:

  • Enhance faculty and staff success in obtaining external funding for research, training and service activities.
  • Assist in the management of awards.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Promote the responsible use of University resources.