Research (COR)

Awards emeritus research grants and advises on the research mission and policy of the Division and the University.

Committee Roster 2018-19


  • John Colford (Public Health) - Chair


  • Vinod Aggarwal (Political Science)
  • Deborah Blocker (French)
  • Roland Burgmann (EPS)
  • Gerbrand Ceder (MSE)
  • Susana Chung (Optometry)
  • Irina Conboy (Bioengineering)
  • Michael Hutchings (Math)
  • Edgar Knobloch (Physics) - spring only
  • Winfried Kudszus (German)
  • Dung-Hai Lee (Physics) - fall only
  • Dennis Levi (Optometry)
  • Miryam Sas (Comp Lit) - fall only
  • Elisa Tamarkin (English) - spring only
  • Tarek Zohdi (Mech Eng)

Ex Officio

  • Barbara Spackman (Comp Lit/Italian Studies) - Division Chair (nonvoting)


Emeritus Research Enabling Grants for 2018-19

The application for COR's Emeritus Research Enabling Grants is now available, for submittal by November 30. Notice and a link to the online application were sent as a Calmessage to Senate emeriti, and the application is also available at this link, with Calnet authentication:

Grant regulations are also available here.

Meeting Schedule

Fall semester meetings will be held monthly on Wednesdays from 2:30-4:30pm in 320 Stephens Hall.

September 12

October 10

November 14

December 5

Annual Report

2017-18 Annual Report

2016-17 Annual Report

2015-16 Annual Report

Please contact the committee analyst for additional reports.