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. Kamal Khayat

Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation

Dr. Xiaoming He

Faculty Fellow to Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation / Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Primary Duties

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly funding opportunity reports
  • Award Capture Team
  • Ignition Grant Initiative
  • URC annual and five-year reviews
  • Scholarly activity dashboard
  • Research constellations

 

Dr. Marek Locmelis

Faculty Fellow to Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation / Associate Professor of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering

Primary Duties

Responsibilities:

  • Early Career Faculty (ECF) mentoring
  • CAREER proposal workshops
  • RPM panel
  • Large proposal support
  • Award Capture Team
  • Research constellations
Gina Webb

Assistant Director of Office of Sponsored Programs

Cathie Eikermann

Sr. Compliance Manager

Le Wang

Data Analyst II

Angelica Nuno

Fiscal Manager

Abigayle Sherman

Proposal Developer/Project Manager

Laura Hamlet

Office Support Assistant

Proposal development

Maria Shaub

Lead Proposal Developer

Rita Horstman

Proposal Developer

Pre-award and submission

Melissa Chambers

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Departments
  • Material Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Other departments not listed elsewhere
Cynthia Stevenson

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Departments
  • Civil, Arch & Environmental Engineering
  • Economics
  • English & Technical Communication
  • History & Political Science
  • Physics
  • Mining
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Other departments not listed elsewhere
Magdalena Zawodniok

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Departments
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Psychological Science
  • Teacher Ed & Certification
Jessica Hays

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Departments
  • Chemistry
  • Contract negotiation
Ayako Ohrenberger

Business Support Specialist II

Katie Hatcher

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Departments
  • GGPE

Post-award and close-out

Laura Kahl

Business Operations Associate

Ramona Nicewaner

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Awards

• RPDC
• TriDurLE
• MIC
• CEMC
• Missouri Space Grant Consortium
• LTAP
• PGCCIC
• Financial Aid
• Biological Sciences
• Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Economics
• Electrical & Computer Engineer
• Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
• GGPE
• Mathematics & Statistics
• Nuclear Engineering
• Teacher Education & certification
• Office of Chief Operations Officer

 

 

Kathy Shepherd

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Awards
  • Material Science & Engineering
  • PSMRC
Mendy Kell

Grants & Contracts Administrator

Awards
  • CAMT
  • MATC
  • INSPIRE
  • GAANN
  • OBI
  • MO-CCI
  • Technology Transfer & Economic Development
  • Civil, Arch & Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Physics
  • Psychological Science
  • International Affairs
  • Other departments not listed elsewhere