The meeting was called to order at
changes were requested to the minutes of the
Klinzing asked this group to provide topic ideas (across disciplines) for brainstorming sessions. Klinzing will contact Kerr regarding ideas generated by the subcommittee.
Klinzing reported that results of the questionnaire distributed to participants in the previous federal agency briefings have been compiled into a report. Many of the participants indicated that future trips should be planned with a window built into the schedule for one-on-one meetings with program officers. The results of the questionnaire will be shared with the subcommittee. Panah reported that the group has also been working on enhancing undergraduate research.
Klinzing informed Council about the Brackenridge Undergraduate Fellowships and suggested that members of Council look at the undergraduate research opportunities Website located at http://www.pitt.edu/~urop/.
PATENT RIGHTS AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER POLICY
Klinzing reported that the revision of this policy is still evolving.
COMMERCIALIZATION POLICY REVISION
Klinzing reported that this revision is still under review.
Husted reported that this revision is
set to go forward and will be reviewed by a faculty member in the
FY03 CENTRAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT FUND (CRDF) -- SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM
proposals have been received. Preliminary assignments for proposal review were
made. Chairs should supplement their respective subcommittees as necessary for
completion of reviews. Recommendations for funding should be submitted to
Sandra Glaneman, 826 CL, by
REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH -- MICHAEL CROUCH
The meeting adjourned at
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