Come by for a visit

Located on the second floor of Centennial Hall, we have all the amenities to help work through any part of your research proposals — and one of the few private conference rooms on campus.

Our brilliant grant and contract administrators are all in one place, ready to help you. Don't leave without visiting our complex proposal team, media producer, and of course, the kuerig machine!

Office of Sponsored Programs

202 Centennial Hall, 300 W. 12th St., Rolla, MO 65409-1330
Phone: (573) 341-4134

Operating Hours

Monday:8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday:8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday:8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday:8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday:8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Our team

Your go-tos for sponsored program and grant proposal assistance. Research administrators in our office are here to assist you with your research needs. To see a detailed organizational chart, click here. 

Dr. Mariesa Crow

Vice Provost of Research

Faculty Profile:

Fred Finley Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering

233 Emerson Electric Company Hall
Rolla, MO 65409-0040
Phone: 573-341-6305
Fax: 573-341-6671


Research area: Power Engineering


Research interests:

  • computer-aided analysis of power systems dynamics and security analysis
  • voltage stability
  • computational algorithms for analyzing stressed, non-linear, non-continuous systems
  • power-electronic applications in bulk power systems (FACTS)
  • parameter estimation
Paula DeLong

Director of OSP

Sarah Lewis

Fiscal Manager

Primary Duties

Financial manager for OSP and Graduate Studies

Proposal development

Summer Young

Lead Proposal Developer

Proposal Development Assistance
  • Solicitation Analysis Activities
  • Project Managment
  • Narrative Development
  • Multi-Investigator Projects
Sarah Edmands Martin

Senior Media Producer and Technical Illustrator

Graphics Assistance
  • Technical illustration
  • Visual strategy
  • Web and photo 

Pre-award and submission

Rebecca Birkner

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Science Engineering
Melissa Chambers

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • Arts, Language & Philosophy
  • Business & Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Psychology
Cynthia Stevenson

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • Biological Sciences Civil
  • Arch & Environmental Engineering
  • Economics & Finance
  • English & Technical Comm.
  • Enrollment Management
  • Geosciences & Geological & Petroleum Engineering
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Mining & Nuclear Engineering
  • History & Political Science Physics
Debra Wielms

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Engineer Management & Systems Engineering
  • Tech Transfer & Economic Development

Post-award and close-out

Becky Black

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • Foundations
  • Institutes
  • Missouri Department of Transportation
  • Indusrty Flow Thru
  • Federal Flow Thru
  • State Flow Thru
  • National Science Foundation
  • University of Missouri Research Board
Kelly Bowen

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • Industry
  • National Labs
  • Societies
  • National Science Foundation
Julie Creamer

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • State Education – RPDC
  • National Science Foundation
  • Foreign Universities
  • Institutes
Maria Shaub

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • NASA Awards
  • Federal Flow Thru
  • National Science Foundation
Mendy Kell

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • Dept. of Defense
  • U.S. Dept. of Energy
  • Dept. of Health & Human Services
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • National Science Foundation
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
Justin Fuller

Grants & Contracts Administrator

  • Consortium Agreements



Download our office's organizational chart, last updated 02/27/2018.

   Office of Sponsored Programs' organizational chart as a downloadable .pdf document.