The University of Arizona

Research Advisory Council

The Research Advisory Council (RAC) provides high-level advice on the strategies and tactics to grow the University's research enterprise towards the Never Settle goals. The Council shall communicate actively with their colleagues to facilitate information dissemination and campus discussion.

2014 - 2015 Roster

The Research Advisory Council consists of researchers from across disciplines.

Neal Armstrong
Regents Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, & Optical Sciences 
Associate Vice President for Research

Jennifer Barton
Professor Biomedical Engineering 
Interim Director, BIO5 Institute

Harry Barrett
Regents Professor of Medical Imaging, Optical Sciences & Mathematics

Tamal Bose
Professor & Department Head of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Andrew Capaldi
Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Erica Corral 
Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering Department
Chair, Research Policy Committee, UA Faculty Senate

Beatrice Dupuy
Professor of French & Foreign Language Education in the Department of French & Italian

Lynn Gerald
Canyon Ranch Endowed Chair, Professor, & Scientist in the Department of Health Promotion Sciences in College of Public Health

Carol Gregorio
Department Head, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Vice Dean, Innovation and Development
Co-Director, Sarver Heart Center
Chair of the Faculty, UA Faculty Senate

Michael Hammer
Research Scientist in the Arizona Research Laboratories Division of Biotechnology

Buell Jannuzi
Professor & Head of the Department of Astronomy, Director of Steward Observatory

Bruce Johnson
Professor & Department Head of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies. Co-Director of UA STEM Learning Center & Director of Earth Education Research & Evaluation Team

Raina Maier
Professor, Department of Soil Water & Environmental Science

Katharine Martinez
Director, Center for Creative Photography

Lynn Nadel
Regents' Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science & Chair of the Faculty

Jonathan Overpeck
Co-Director, Institute of the Environment
University Wide Institute/Center Representative

Todd Proebsting
Professor and Head of Department of Computer Science

Cecilia Rosales
Assistant Dean, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Christopher Scott
Research Professor, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy; Professor, School of Geography and Development; Distinguished Scholar, UA 1885 Society

Donata Vercelli 
Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine Department of Immunobiology College of Medicine