SUNY Research Council Members
SUNY Research Council

SUNY Research Council

The SUNY Research Council serves as an advisory council to the SUNY Board of Trustees, SUNY System Administration, campus leadership teams, and the leadership team of Research Foundation (RF) for SUNY. The Research Council provides deep and broad thinking and advice in research, innovation, and graduate education to SUNY.  The work of the Council informs strategic and operational planning at SUNY’s Office of Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development and the SUNY RF.

View Upcoming Meetings and Past Meetings

SUNY Research Council Members

Judith Appleton

Judith Appleton
Vice Provost and Alfred H. Caspary Professor of Immunology
J.A. Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Daniel Atkins III, Ph.D.
Professor of Information
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Michigan

Marlene Belfort, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Member, National Academy of Sciences
State University of New York at Albany

Robert Clark, Provost and Senior Vice President for Research, University of Rochester

Robert Clark
Provost and Senior Vice President for Research
University at Rochester

Doon Gibbs, Ph.D.
Laboratory Director
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Ken Kaushansky

Kenneth Kaushansky, MD
Dean, School of Medicine and Senior Vice President of Health Sciences
Stony Brook University

Thomas Kavassalis, Vice President of Strategy and Alliances, Xerox Innovation Group

Tom Kavassalis
Vice President of Strategy and Alliances

Shirley Malcom, Ph.D.
Head, Education and Human Resources
American Association for the Advancement of Science 

Thomas Peterson, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering
University of California, Merced

Bahgat G. Sammakia, Ph.D. 
Vice President for Research
Distinguished Professor Mechanical Engineering
Director, Small Scale Systems Integration and Packaging Center
Binghamton University

Terrence J. Sejnowksi, Ph.D.
Professor and Laboratory Head,Computational Neurobiology Laboratory
Francis Crick Professorship
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Robert Spitzer, Distinguished Service Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at the State University of New York, Cortland

Robert Spitzer
Distinguished Service Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department
State University of New York, Cortland

Paula Stephan, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics and Senior Associate, Policy Research Center
Georgia State University

Charles F. Zukoski, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
University at Buffalo

Why does SUNY Matter?