Research Council

Research Council

Chair: Andrew Harris (

Contact: David Turner (

The Research Council is charged with formulating and continually reviewing policies regarding research, its funding, its relation to graduate and undergraduate academic degree programs, and its service to the community. It is also responsible for reviewing the research needs of faculty, students, and other researchers and for making recommendations to facilitate the research process and productivity of the University. Further, the Council shall formulate and continually review policies on the establishment, naming, reorganization, or abolition of bureaus, centers, or institutes that do not offer programs of instruction or regularly offer courses for credit, including their relationship to graduate and undergraduate academic programs. When it perceives problems, the Council has the power to undertake investigative studies and recommend solutions.

Past Committee Work

Council Members

Agrawala, AshokFacultyCMNSagrawala@umd.edu2024
Bauer, MariahEx-Officio - Provost's RepSVPAAPmbauer@umd.edu2024
Chapman, EricEx-Officio - VP Research RepVPRechapman@umd.edu2024
Dansou, WarrenStudentSPHLwdansou@umd.edu2024
Dyer, TyphanyeFacultySPHLtyphanye@umd.edu2025
Enekwe, BlessingEx-Officio - Graduate School RepGRADblessing@umd.edu2024
Fang, AdrianeFacultyARHUafang1@umd.edu2024
Harris, AndrewChairCMNSaharris1@umd.edu2025
Huq, AnwarFacultyCMNShuq@umd.edu2025
Lin, JingFacultyEDUCjinglin@umd.edu2024
Lo, PearlGraduate StudentVPSApearllo@umd.edu2024
Montgomery, WendyEx-Officio - Director of ORA RepVPRwmont@umd.edu2024
Moradi, IsaacFacultyCMNSimoradi@umd.edu2024
O'Rourke, PollyFacultyINFOporourke@umd.edu2024
Roberts, DouglasEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTroberts@umd.edu2024
Smith, StanleyStaffVPRstsmith7@umd.edu2024
Tabor, BenjaminUndergraduate StudentENGRbtabor@terpmail.umd.edu2024
Tonggarwee, KanittaEx-Officio - President's RepPRESkctongga@umd.edu2024
Zhao, Ji-ChengFacultyENGRjczhao@umd.edu2024