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Virginia Tech National Science Foundation CAREER Program Workshop

The Office of Research and Innovation is hosting a two-hour National Science Foundation CAREER program workshop for junior level, tenure-track faculty to learn how to prepare effective proposals for the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award program.

Randy Heflin, senior associate vice president for research and innovation, will provide an overview of the CAREER program, strategies for developing a successful submission, and tips on creating a compelling Project Summary.

Additionally, recent CAREER award recipients will discuss their experiences followed by Q&A.

Research Development Series: Insight and Strategies for Obtaining National Institutes of Health R01 Funding

Apr. 29 | 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Kelly Hall, RM 310, Virginia Tech

325 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Randy Heflin

Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation

Randy Heflin serves as the senior associate vice president for research and innovation and assists the senior vice president in both strategic and operational issues for Virginia Tech's research and innovation enterprise. His responsibilities include coordinating research development, planning for facilities and infrastructure, and cost-sharing for center-scale proposals. He is a professor of physics in the College of Science and an affiliate professor of materials science and engineering.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Robyn Smyth at 540-231-1602 or during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.