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Research Committee

The Research Committee consists of three members from the Faculty Council, three members from the General Faculty, and one emeritus faculty member.

This committee shall formulate and recommend policies concerning research activities at OSU. Some issues, which may fall into the domain of this committee would include the following:

  • research productivity goals
  • research funding
  • intellectual property rights
  • patents
  • conflict of interest
  • distribution of indirect costs
  • incentives and academic awards to encourage excellence in research
  • research centers
  • scholarly publishing
  • cross-cutting research needs

2023-2024 Committee Members

Faculty Council Members 

Gopan Krishnan - Chair

Christian Bach

Wouter Hoff


General Faculty Members

Smita Mohanty

Elizabeth McCullagh



Emeritus Faculty Member

Ken Bartels


Meeting Minutes

October 2023 meeting minutes (.pdf)

December 2023 meeting (.pdf)

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