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
Email: research@mst.edu

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.
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

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. Costas Tsatsoulis

Vice Chancellor of Research and Dean of Graduate Studies

Gina Webb

Fiscal Manager

Primary Duties

Financial manager for OSP and Graduate Studies

Jennifer Pratt

Executive Assistant

Primary Duties

Administrative tasks for OSP

Karen Towns

Compliance Manager

Primary Duties

Manages compliance issues relating to:

  • Conflict of Interest
  • Institutional Review Board
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee
  • Export Controls
  • Risk assessment, training, and process development

 

Proposal development

Summer Young

Lead Proposal Developer

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

Pre-award and submission

Melissa Chambers

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Departments
  • Business and Information Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • International Affairs
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Center for Transportation Infrastructure and Safety
  • Arts, Languages, and Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • South Central Regional Professional Development Center
  • Office of Academic Support
Cynthia Stevenson

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Departments
  • Biological Sciences
  • Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
  • Economics
  • English and Technical Communication
  • Enrollment Management
  • Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
  • History and Political Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mining and Nuclear Engineering
  • Physics
Debra Wielms

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Departments
  • Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
  • Student Affairs
  • Technology Transfer and Economic Development

Post-award and close-out

Becky Black

Grants & Contracts Administrator

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

Grants & Contracts Administrator

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

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Awards
  • 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

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

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Awards
  • 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