Welcome from the Office of the Associate Dean for Research

The Office of the Associate Dean for Research (ADR) provides support for the College of Engineering’s research enterprise, seeking to enhance the strength and vitality of engineering research. This is accomplished by identifying new research opportunities, encouraging research collaborations, and facilitating partnerships among faculty both within and outside of U-M as well as non-University individuals and organizations.


Dawn Tilbury, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research


Major Solicitation Schedule:

  • The National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship (NSSEFF) Program – (DoD)
    Funding Opportunity Number: N00014-16-R-FO12
    •  Announcement released June 17, 2016  – Name change to Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship program
    • Due Dates:
      • Full Proposal: January 9, 2017
    • Full – January 18, 2017
  • STC
    • Preliminary – Next announcement is expected in Early Spring 2017