Council Members

Members of the Council on Research are nominated by their respective dean to the VP for Research & Economic Development, and represent their college on relevant matters.  Generally, members are tenured faculty who maintain an active research, scholarly, or creative agenda, serving a three-year term.

 

Kalliat T. Valsaraj
Vice President
Office of Research & Economic Development


Mark C. Benfield *(Spring 2020)
Professor
Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences

Renee Casbergue (Spring 2019)
Professor
School of Education

Rudy Hirschheim  (Fall 2017)
Professor
Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences

Marlene E. Janes  (Spring 2020)
Professor
Department of Food Science

Mandi Lopez  *(Fall 2018)
Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Wen Jin Meng (Fall 2018)
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Olivier Moréteau (Spring 2018)
Professor
School of Law

Marcia Newcomer (Spring 2018)
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

Robert Peck (Spring 2020)
Professor
Department of Music Theory

Margaret A. Reams (Spring 2020)
Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences

Frederick H. Sheldon (Spring 2019)
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

William A Shelton (Spring 2019)
Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering

Darius Spieth (Spring 2020)
Professor
School of Art

Ashok Srivastava (Spring 2020)
Professor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Graça Vicente (Fall 2018)
Professor
Department of Chemistry

Sharon Weltman (Fall 2018)
Professor
Department of English

Gus Kousoulas **
Associate Vice President
Office of Research & Economic Development

Stephen David Beck **
Associate Vice President
Office of Research & Economic Development

* - co-chairs

** - ex officio member