Office of Research & Sponsored Projects

Report
New Faculty and Staff
Orientation
Research and
Sponsored Projects
Roberto A. Osegueda
Vice President
Ann Q. Gates
Associate Vice President
[email protected]
Office: Admin 209
[email protected]
Phone: 747-7689
Access and Excellence
UTEP is strongly committed to:
• Create access to higher education opportunities for residents
of the El Paso region
• Achieve excellence in academic programs, research,
scholarship and creative activity
• Recruit and retain faculty with capacity to provide a high level
of quality
• Create a campus climate that supports faculty’s ability to
achieve research, creative and scholarly aspirations
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Research at UTEP-1
• Designated as Texas Tier 1 Emerging Institution
• Leveraged capacity-building investments
– $250 million in UTEP’s infrastructure over last five years
• Increasing externally funded research portfolio
• Competing successfully with major research universities for
the highest-level, peer-reviewed research grants
– National Science Foundation
– National Institutes of Health
– Other federal agencies
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Research at UTEP-2
• National Science Foundation ranking of all U.S. universities by
total federally financed R&D expenditures places UTEP at 73rd
• Nearly 300 faculty and staff members engaged in research
and sponsored projects last year
• Submission of over 582 proposals last fiscal year
• Research funding provides students with experiences that
makes them competitive
– More than 40% of students with BS degrees engaged in research,
scholarly or creative projects with UTEP faculty
– More that 43% of those students enroll in UTEP graduate programs
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History of Research Expenditures
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(* NSF Science Resources Statistics, all others THECB)
70
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59.9
60
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50.6
Total Research
Expenditures
50
46.4
36.4
36.9
2004
2005
40
32.9
31.1
29.6
30
28
20
13.8
13.7
1996
1997
12.9
1995
9.6
12.9
1994
10
17.3
14.8
10.4
Fiscal Year
2009
2008
2007
2006
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998
1993
0
1992
in $ millions
45.7
ORSP’s Vision
Accelerate the “Research and Sponsored
Program” enterprise while adhering to
university policies and federal regulations.
ORSP’s Mission
• Provide review and institutional endorsement of all
applications for external sponsored funding
• Review, and negotiate when necessary, awards prior
to acceptance
• Accept awards officially on behalf of the University
• Maintain sponsored project information services and
data for University faculty and administrators
Summary of ORSP Services
• Proposal development support
• Administration of research and sponsored projects
• Administration of institutional review boards
• Technology transfer, licensing and commercialization
• Information, training, and compliance oversight
Proposal Development Services
• Identification of strategic funding opportunities
• Proposal preparation and writing
– Assist in team building
– Organize planning meeting
– Support development of sections requiring
institutional information
– Provide critical review and facilitate external review
• Grantsmanship training and development
– Workshops
– Brown-bag lunches
Web-based Expertise Profile System provides information on:
E-mail login
allows editing
access
Faculty and Staff Expertise
Research Centers
Technologies and Patents
Research Facilities
F AC U L T Y
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S T AF F
L O G I N
Username
Password
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Equipment
Laboratories and Research Groups
The Collaborative Partnership is search engine that allows individuals to find each
other and build partnerships in pursuit of conducting research through
inter-institutional searches
http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/indexnew.php
Contact Information
Proposal Development and Training Services
Ann Q. Gates, Associate VP Research
747—5680 [email protected]
Claudine M. Riccillo, Associate Director
747-7935 [email protected]
Flo Dick, Proposal Services Coordinator
747-7942; [email protected]
Malu Picard-Ami, Proposal Development Specialist
747-8466; [email protected]
Administration of Research and
Sponsored Projects
• Pre-award services
– Prepare budgets in accordance with RFA/RFP guidelines
– Perform final review and approval of proposal packet
– Submit completed proposals
• Post-award services
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Negotiate and accept awards on behalf of the University
Prepare and negotiate sub-agreements
Monitor submission of progress and final reports
Monitor grant expenditures in compliance with scope
Submit requests
• Extensions
• Change in scope of work or budget
• Transfer projects or principal investigators
Contact Information
Research and Sponsored Projects Administration
Manuela Dokie, Assistant VP for Research and Compliance
747-5119 [email protected]
Michelle Kistenmacher
Research Administration Manager
747-5732 [email protected]
Research Administrators
Teresa Almengor, SRA 747-5745 [email protected]
Sona Kumar, 747-5436 [email protected]
Tom Osteen, 747-7359 [email protected]
Marisa Sanchez, SRA 747-8859 [email protected]
C&G Specialists
Maria Isela Hernandez, 747-6396 [email protected]
Irene Holguin, 747-8683 [email protected]
Laura Soltero, 747-7938 [email protected]
Administration of Institutional Review Boards
Review boards and protocols
• Human subjects in research (IRB)
• Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
(IACUC)
• Recombinant DNA and Biosafety (IBC)
• Research integrity and conflict of interest
committee (RIC/COI)
Contact Information
Institutional Review Boards
(IBC) Recombinant DNA
Susan Avena, Coordinator 747-7007 [email protected]
IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Cindy Crews, Manager 747-6355 [email protected]
IRB (institutional Review Board) Administration
Athena Fester, IRB Administrator 747-8841, [email protected]
Viviana Vigil, IRB and IP Specialist 747-7693, [email protected]
Cecy DeSantiago, Administrative Assistant
747-5401 [email protected]
Technology Transfer, Licensing and
Commercialization Services
• Manage and protect intellectual property assets of the
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Manage process for evaluating disclosures, and filing patent
applications
Execute license and partnership agreements
Commercialize UTEP’s intellectual property
Assist faculty for University start-up companies
Contact Information
Technology Transfer, Licensing and Commercialization
Tony Woo, Assistant Vice President
747-8470 [email protected]
Susan Avena, Technology Transfer Coordinator
747-7007 [email protected]
Research Centers
Summary of Research Centers-1
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Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (CSETR)
W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovations
Center For Environmental Resource Management (CERM)
Research Institute for Manufacturing and Engineering Systems
(RIMES)
• CyberShARE Center of Excellence:
Sharing resources through Cyberinfrastructure to Advance
Research and Education
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Summary of Research Centers-2
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Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR)
Materials Research & Technology Institute (MRTI)
National Center for Border Security and Immigration (NCBSI)
Center for Defense Systems Research (CDSR)
Center for Inland Desalination Systems (CIDS)
Regional Geospatial Center (RGIS)
Border Biomedical Research Center (BBRC)
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Summary of Research Centers-3
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Hispanic Health Disparities Research Center (HHDRC)
Institute for Policy and Economic Development (IPED)
El Paso Collaborative for Academic Excellence (EPCA)
Center for Research on Education Reform (CRER)
Intelligence Communities Center for Academic Excellence (ICCAE)
• Center for Civic Engagement (CCE)
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Center for Research Entrepreneurship and Innovative
Enterprises (CREIE)
The mission of CREIE is to:
• Unify campus initiatives in technology transfer, entrepreneurship
and commercialization.
• Incorporate the commercialization strategy of UTEP to promote
innovations and create new businesses and licenses.
• Foster symbiotic relationships with the Office of Technology
Transfer and the Kauffman Campus Initiative (KCI)
• Develop formal relationships with major corporations and other
organizations in targeted industries.
Contact:
Dr. Gary Williams
Work: (915) 747-5419
Email: [email protected]
Contact Information
Centers and Liaison with UT System
Office of Federal Relations and Congress
Bob Currey, Assistant Vice President
747-6274 [email protected]
Information and Training
• Information services
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Manage the research expertise system
Support the ORSP Web site
Maintain “Proposal and Awards” administrative database
Promote research activities and institutional core competencies to
funding agencies
• Workshops and Training
– Grant writing
– Pre- and post-award administration
– Compliance (export control, conflict of interest, and other institutional
processes and policies)
– IRB
– IACUC
Grant Writing Workshops
• Workshops on Demand
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Selling your idea
Writing a research and education plan
Addressing significance and impact criteria
Developing an evaluation plan
Understanding the review plan
• Jumpstart Your Research
– Intense program to develop an integrative research and
education plan through focused workshops, meetings, and
critical review
– Start date: Spring 2011
New Faculty and Staff Orientation
• Purpose: Provide an overview of ORSP
services and resources
• Two workshops:
– Option 1: September 13 and 15, 2010
2:00-4:00 p.m. Blumberg Auditorium
– Option 2: September 21 and 23, 2010
2:00-4:00 p.m. Cactus room, Student Union
For more information:
http://research.utep.edu

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