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.

Elizabeth Cimasi

Elizabeth Cimasi

Budget Analyst

518 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-0320

Email: eacimasi@buffalo.edu

Christine Gaulin

Christine Gaulin

Executive Assistant

Office of the VP for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-7904

Email: cgaulin@buffalo.edu

portrait Venu Govindaraju

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

Deb Rice

Debra Noelk-Rice

Executive Assistant

516 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: danr@buffalo.edu

Chitra Rajan

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

Amy Schmit

Assistant Vice President

Phone: (716) 645-0314

Email: amschmit@buffalo.edu

Ken Tramposch

Kenneth Tramposch, PhD

Associate Vice President for Research

516 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: kmt1@buffalo.edu