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Tarleton State University Names Rupa Iyer Vice President for Research

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Following a rigorous national search, Dr. Rupa Iyer has been appointed the first Vice President for Research, Innovation and Economic Development at Tarleton State University, effective Feb. 2, 2021. A veteran higher education administrator and scholar, she will expand research opportunities while developing strategic partnerships to meet workforce demands and spur business activity

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A Grant of $2.1 Million Will Spread Innovative Program to Other Institutions

Rupa Iyer, principal investigator on the grant and founding director of the biotechnology program in the UHCollege of Technology, will implement the key components of the UH biotech program, including an environmental sampling research module, at five institutions: Rochester Institute of Technology, Southern Utah University, Louisiana Tech University, Prairie View A&M University and Alvin Community College. She said the goal

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Rupa Iyer Named Program Director at NSF

Founding director of biotechnology programs and associate dean in the University of Houston College of Technology, Dr. Rupa Iyer, has been appointed program director for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Education and Human Resources (EHR) Directorate, which supports science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.  Iyer’s one-year position began in September 2017 at the NSF

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