Office of Research

News and Announcements

February 2014

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Dr. Anthony Berdis Wins CSU Faculty Innovation Fund Award

Posted on February 10, 2014

Dr. Anthony Berdis, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at Cleveland State University and member of CSU’s Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease (GRHD), has earned the distinction of having received CSU’s first-ever Faculty Innovation Fund (FIF) award for his proposal “Diagnostic Kits to Quantify Pro-Mutagenic Replication in Hyperproliferative Diseases.” [More]


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Research by Dr. Rachel Carnell Discussed in Featured Researcher Video

Posted on February 1, 2014

Political secret histories were long misunderstood as poorly organized romance novels. By digging deeper into these works, Dr. Rachel Carnell has found they actually represent a serious literary genre of opposition politics, as discussed in the January edition of the CSU Office of Research’s Featured Researcher video series. [More]

January 2014

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Research by Dr. Mark Souther Discussed in Featured Researcher Video

Posted on January 2, 2014

Dr. Mark Souther discusses his development of Curatescape in the January edition of the CSU Office of Research’s Featured Researcher video series. Their cloud-based and open-source platform provides a unique framework for delivering location-based, multimedia content, on the Web or via mobile device. [More]


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OSPR is Now SPRS

Posted on January 2, 2014

Effective January 2, 2014, the Grants Accounting of the Controller's Office merged with the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (OSPR) in the Office of Research to form a new office named Sponsored Programs and Research Services (SPRS). Thomas Flannery (pictured left) was appointed Director of SPRS, effective December 16, 2013. Please join us in welcoming Thomas to Cleveland State University and to this important role.

December 2013

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Research by Drs. Simon, van den Bogert and Richter discussed in Featured Researcher video

Posted on December 3, 2013

Dr. Dan Simon, Dr. Hanz Richter and Dr. Antonie van den Bogert of Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering have been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the NSF for a four-year project to develop a prosthetic leg that emulates able-bodied gait and utilizes a groundbreaking energy-regeneration system. [More]

November 2013

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CSU's New Featured Researcher Video Series Debuts

Posted on November 1, 2013

Dr. Bibo Li discusses her work in the debut of the CSU Office of Research’s new Featured Researcher video series. "We want to shine a spotlight on the outstanding researchers at Cleveland State University who are making exciting advances in a wide variety of fields," said Dr. Jerzy Sawicki, vice president for research at CSU. [More]


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New Student Research Website

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Office of Research has developed a number of new Student Research webpages - conveniently available from CSU's homepage. There are pages dedicated to Undergraduate Student Research, Graduate Student Research, funding opportunities, and more. [More]

October 2013

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Research Applications for Federal Funding: An Interactive Workshop

Posted on October 28, 2013

based on the success of summer workshops, the Office of Research has decided to continue to support this workshop, and is pleased to announce that Dr. Scarpa has agreed to provide additional opportunities to attend this workshop during the academic year. [More]

August 2013

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2014 Faculty Innovation Fund (FIF) Announcement

Posted on August 16, 2013

The Office of Research is pleased to announce a new internal funding opportunity designed to encourage new directions in research and scholarship, stimulate innovative research or scholarly activity with the potential for high impact, strengthen faculty members’ ability to compete for extramural funding, and invest in research that creates new technology-based products and creates a pipeline of innovation that ultimately leads to the commercialization of university intellectual property. [More]

June 2013

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Summer Workshops for Research Grant Applications

Posted on June 10, 2013

CSU's Office of Research is pleased to announce three summer dates for a workshop designed to help faculty enhance biomedical proposals directed to National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), or other agencies. [More]

May 2013

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2013-2014 Faculty Scholarship Initiative (FSI) Award Announcement

Posted on May 16, 2013

The Office of Research would like to congratulate the following faculty members on their successful 2013-2014 Faculty Scholarship Initiative (FSI) proposals. [More]


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2013-2014 Faculty Research and Development (FRD) Award Announcement

Posted on May 16, 2013

The Office of Research would like to congratulate the following faculty members on their successful 2013-2014 Faculty Research and Development (FRD) proposals. [More]


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2013-2014 Dissertation Research Award (DRA) Award Announcement

Posted on May 16, 2013

The Office of Research would like to congratulate the following students on their successful 2013-2014 Dissertation Research Award (DRA) proposals. [More]


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Dr. Jerzy T. Sawicki Appointed Vice President for Research at Cleveland State University

Posted on May 9, 2013

Dr. Jerzy T. Sawicki has been appointed vice president for research at Cleveland State University, effective May 15, 2013. He has served as interim vice president for research at CSU since June 2012, and as associate vice president since 2010. [More]


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Interactive Workshop for Research Grant Applications

Posted on May 1, 2013

We are pleased to announce workshops to help faculty enhance biomedical proposals directed to National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), or other agencies. [More]

March 2013

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Dr. Bubenik Awarded the Largest Research Grant in the History of the Department of Mathematics

Posted on March 11, 2013

The Office of Research would like to congratulate Dr. Peter Bubenik on his recent
grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). [More]