Pamir Alpay Appointed Interim Vice President of Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

S. Pamir AlpayIn a recent letter to the UConn community, UConn Interim President Radenka Maric announced the appointment of S. Pamir Alpay as interim Vice President of Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. Pamir, a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, currently serves as Executive Director of the UConn Innovation Partnership Building (IPB).

“He is well known throughout UConn for his tireless work in supporting faculty research, fostering industry partnerships, and setting an example of innovation with his own work in smart/functional materials and multi-scale materials modeling,” Maric noted in announcing the appointment. “He will serve in the interim VPRIE role in my place as I serve as interim president, and we will work in tandem with others throughout UConn and UConn Health in the shared mission of securing our place as one of the nation’s top research universities.”

In an institution that is fortunate to have so many talented faculty researchers, Pamir is particularly impressive and well suited to take on this important leadership role.

Read the full announcement at UConn Today