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Research Leadership

Fred L. King

Fred L. King

Dr. King is a chemistry professor for Eberly College as well as a researcher and in addition to facilitating many STEM programs, serves on the board of directors for WVU Research Corporation.

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Alan Martin

Alan Martin

Mr. Martin coordinates with Dr. King, delivering research administration processes to faculty, administrators and research sponsors. He also serves as Secretary of the WVU Research Corporation.

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Melanie Page

Melanie Page

Dr. Page works in conjunction with Dr. King at the Research Office to coordinate with department chairs, deans, associate deans, and other Research members to enable faculty success.

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Sheena Murphy

Sheena Murphy

As AVP’s, Dr. Murphy’s primary responsibility is to grow the WVU research capacity in science, engineering and technology by means of state, industrial, federal and international partnerships.

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Katherine Karraker

Katherine Karraker

Dr. Karraker works in the Office of Graduate Education and Life and Office of Graduate Academic Affairs to enhance WVU’s graduate education mission.

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Matt Harbaugh

Matt Harbaugh

Dr. Harbaugh develops innovative strategies and partnerships to advance the University's overall mission, generate revenue and enhance the value of university assets.

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Brian J. Anderson

Brian J. Anderson

Dr. Anderson is the GE Plastics Materials Engineering Professor in chemical engineering at West Virginia University and Director of the WVU Energy Institute.

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Mary Ditmore

Mary Ditmore

Ms. Ditmore has been with the Research Office since 2005, serving as liaison for West Virginia University interests concerning federal funding of research and universities.

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