Research Administration

This page provides information, resources, and tools to help CoE staff take a proactive approach to proposal preparation and the financial management of sponsored research at UM. We will continue to update this page, so be sure to check back to see what’s new.


Rick Wintergerst

Rick Wintergerst

Research Administration Director

Email: rlwi@umich.edu

Phone: (734) 647-2290

Office: 1240A LEC

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Susan Powell

Research Administration Director

Email:  petteys@umich.edu

Phone: (734) 647-7063

Office: 1240B LEC


CoE RAN Meeting Schedule: AY 20-21
All meetings are held from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at the Lurie Engineering Center in the Johnson Rooms (third floor).

  • Monday, November 9, 2020 (virtual only)
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 (virtual & possibly in person)
  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021 (virtual & possibly in person)

CoE RA-Collaborate Meeting Schedule: AY 20-21

  • September, TBD
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 10-11 am (virtual), Topic: Telecommuting – Is it possible to be a successful telecommuting research administrator?
  • January, TBD
  • Thursday, March 18, 2021, 10-11am, Johnson Rooms, Topic: Export Controls
  • May, TBD

Central RAN meeting schedule for calendar year 2021

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021,  2-4 pm
  • Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (with UMOR Staff Awards),  2-4 pm
  • Thursday, October 28, 2021,  2-4 pm

CoE Research Administration Resources

FormsPolicies and ProceduresProposal PreparationResource Documents

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