Investigator Resources

What we can do for you

The ADR Office works to help investigators in the following ways:

  • Alert faculty about large proposal/center solicitations.
  • Conduct information sessions about major competitions.
  • Assist with the coordination of the proposal process.
  • Coordinate red team reviews.
  • Identify resources for graphic art and technical editing support.
  • Recommend methods of identifying funding opportunities.
  • Prompt faculty about limited competitions.
  • Partner with faculty in refining their funding strategies to increase the likelihood of success.
  • Conduct a variety of workshops including NSF CAREER awards and various Young Investigator Programs.

For more information and assistance, contact the team at or fill out this form.

Meet the Research Development Team

Rick Vanden Heuvel

Director, Research Development

Elaine Meinzer

Assistant Director, Research Development

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Beth Jakubowski

Research Proposal Manager

Joanne Navarre

Development Specialist