The Research & Innovation Advisory Board helps provide guidance on strategic directions for CU Boulder's research, scholarship, and creative works. With an emphasis on encouraging interdisciplinary research, board members actively work to analyze and develop research growth strategies for the future, communicate research impact, offer mentorship support for new faculty, and facilitate faculty engagement in the university's culture of innovation.

Current Advisory Board Members

  • Kirk Ambrose
    Art & Art History
  • Iain Boyd
    Aerospace Engineering Sciences, National Security
  • Victor Bright
    Research & Innovation Office, Mechanical Engineering
  • Stephanie Bryant
    Chemical & Biological Engineering
  • Emily CoBabe-Ammann
    Research & Innovation Office
  • Barbara Demmig-Adams
    Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Alireza Doostan
    Aerospace Engineering
  • Terri Fiez
    Research & Innovation Office
  • Juliet Gopinath
    Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
  • Michael Hermele
    Physics
  • Arne Höcker (Hoecker)
    Germanic & Slavic Languages & Literature
  • Dimitri Nakassis
    Classics
  • Erika Randall
    Dance
  • Karen Regan
    Research & Innovation Office
  • Massimo Ruzzene
    Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Mechanical Engineering
  • Michael Stowell
    Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology (MCDB)
  • Denitta Ward
    Research & Innovation Office, Office of Contracts & Grants
  • Christine Wiedinmyer
    CIRES, Mechanical Engineering
  • Chris Yankee
    Research & Innovation Office (Communications)
  • Xiaobo Yin
    Mechanical Engineering
  • Jeffrey York
    Leeds School of Business