Radenka Maric, Ph.D. is the Vice President for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Connecticut where she oversees the University’s $260 million research enterprise at all UConn campuses, including UConn Health. Prior to taking this role in 2017, Dr. Maric served as Executive Director for UConn’s $132 million Innovation Partnership Building, which has already leveraged more than $80 million in industry and federal agency projects.  She has also led and continues to drive strategic efforts to build fundamental and applied research and technology commercialization capabilities in partnership with government, industry, and other academic leaders.

In addition to her senior leadership roles, Dr. Maric is CT Clean Energy Fund Professor of Sustainable Energy in Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Her research interests include the effect of structure, defects, and microstructure on transport and electrical properties of surfaces and interfaces. In particular, she is interested in developing novel materials for fuel cells, batteries and biosensors, durability study, performance and life prognosis. She earned her BS from Belgrade University, and her MS and PhD from Kyoto University. She is a Fellow of the AAAS and National Academy of Inventors.

Vice President for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Phone: 860.486.3621
Fax: 860.486.5381
Executive Assistant: Joanna Desjardin

Wesley Byerly, Pharm D
Associate VP for Research
Research Integrity & Regulatory Affairs

Executive Assistant: Hillary Stevens

Michael Glasgow, Jr.
Associate VP for Research
Sponsored Program Services

Administrative Assistant: Marie Meister

Michelle Williams, PhD
Associate VP for Research
Research Development

Administrative Assistant: Maryann Markowski

Abhijit (Jit) Banerjee, PhD
Abhijit (Jit) Banerjee, PhD
Associate VP for Research
Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Administrative Assistant: Nicole Barkley

Julie Schwager
Associate VP for Research
Research Finance

Administrative Assistant: Christine Gilligan

Khamis Abu-Hasaballah, PhD
Assistant VP for Research
Research IT