Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED)

Staff members in the OVPRED work closely with the vice president on behalf of the university's institutional research goals and objectives. They also support and engage all specialized VPRED units to ensure a broad range of services offered to faculty, staff and the community.

Susan L. Boldt

Executive Assistant

516 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: slboldt@buffalo.edu

Suzanne Chamberlain

Senior Director

515 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 881-1706

Email: chamberl@buffalo.edu

Elizabeth Cimasi

Budget Analyst

518 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-0320

Email: eacimasi@buffalo.edu

Sierra D'Ettorre

Student Assistant

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: VPRStu1@research.buffalo.edu

Christine Gaulin

Administrative Assistant

Office of the VP for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-7904

Email: cgaulin@buffalo.edu

Venu Govindaraju, PhD

Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: vpr@buffalo.edu

Annalisa Manna

Student Assistant

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: VPRStu1@research.buffalo.edu

Debra Noelk-Rice

Executive Assistant

516 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: danr@buffalo.edu

Chitra Rajan

Associate Vice President, Research Advancement

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: chitrara@buffalo.edu

Elizabeth Smith

Assistant Vice President for Administration and Planning

516 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-0314

Email: easmith2@buffalo.edu

Kenneth Tramposch, PhD

Associate Vice President for Research

516 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: kmt1@buffalo.edu