Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) – Pre-award

The Office of Research Project Administration (ORPA), part of the Office of the Dean for Research, serves as a frontline resource for project-funding support. Our highly skilled team has deep expertise regarding the regulatory landscape, including export controls. We believe that the foundation for research success includes attention to detail, high-touch service, and responsiveness to our faculty and administrative partners.  Throughout the sponsored research life-cycle, ORPA delivers hands-on guidance and ongoing stewardship, from identifying funding opportunities to managing awards. We also offer group and customized training opportunities to help you along the way. 


Physics contacts are:

Maria Mendes Hartstein, Subaward Administrator | 609-258-7322

Sandra StephensonSponsored Research Specialist | 609-258-7302

Francine Taylor - Senior Grant and Contract Administrator | 609-258-9056