Office of Research

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Office of Research

Researching Solutions

We promote, support and administer the research, scholarly and creative activity of all the faculty, staff and students at Rowan University. We are here to support faculty, staff and students in: Identifying opportunities for sponsored research; advocating for our faculty with external research sponsors and collaborators; administering all aspects of the sponsored research process including ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state and university rules and laws; fostering the creation, management and technology transfer of intellectual property; reporting research performance metrics to stakeholders, both internally and externally.

Research at Rowan University occurs in a collaborative, learning-centered environment. Highly qualified and diverse teams of faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Our collaborations with other institutions extend across the State of New Jersey, the country and even internationally. Our faculty are becoming renowned for their research expertise, as demonstrated by the increasing number of competitive grant awards and publications in prestigious peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Shreekanth Mandayam, vice president for research, is the single point of contact for companies wanting to do business with Rowan University, Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine, and Cooper University School of Medicine at Rowan University.

Office of Research Site

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For more information, news, and offerings please continue to the official Rowan University Office of Research site.

Office of Sponsored Programs

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The Office of Sponsored Programs guides Rowan faculty through the submission and stewardship of proposals to federal, state and industrial sponsors.

Office of Technology Commercialization

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The Office of Technology Commercialization develops industry partnerships that help to align research innovations to respond to commercially unmet market needs.

Office of Research Compliance

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Our policies and procedures express our core values regarding research compliance and the responsible and ethical conduct of research.

Office of Proposal Development

The Office of Proposal Development builds the capacity of Rowan faculty to develop their research, find funding opportunities, and compose high-quality proposals.

Research Success Stories

Grants, patents, IP agreements – the Office of Research guides inventors through the process of turning ideas into products. Researchers talk about their successes with Rowan’s help.