Who We Are

We consider RI C-AIM participants as any faculty, student, postdoctoral fellow or staff member who is receiving funds directly or indirectly from RI C-AIM or from a matching grant (e.g. a RI STAC Collaborative Grant), utilizing an affiliated core facility, strongly involved in a project element independent of the funding source, and/or participating in an internship program or a career development activity.

Principal Investigators

Principal Investigator, Professor

Chemical Engineering, University of Rhode Island

401.874.9518gbothun@uri.edu

Co-Principal Investigator (RT2), Professor

Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island

401.874.6517 lrothstein@uri.edu

Co-Principal Investigator (RT 1), Assoc. Professor

Cell & Molecular Biology, Univ. of Rhode Island

401.874.7551 bjenkins@uri.edu

Co-Principal Investigator (RT 3, IT4)

Professor of Engineering, Medical Science, Brown University

401-863-9879jeffrey_morgan@brown.edu

Co-Principal Investigator (IT1) Biological Programs Designer

Edna Lawrence Nature Lab, RISD

401.709.8548jbissonn@risd.edu

Leads

Thrust 3 Lead, Assoc. Professor

Chemistry, University of Rhode Island

401.874.4648jdwyer@chm.uri.edu

Thrust 2 Lead, Assoc. Professor

Earth, Environmental, & Planetary Sciences, Brown University

baylor@brown.edu

DAC Lead, Inter-Thrust 2

Asst. Director of Diversity, Dean’s Office-College of Engineering, URI

401.874.4976hitman@uri.edu

Inter-Thrust 2, Executive Director

Business Engagement Center, University of Rhode Island

401.874.7084khflynn@uri.edu

Inter-Thrust 2, SURF Coordinator

Biology, Marine Biology & Environmental Science, Roger Williams University

401.254.5718jlemire@rwu.edu

Institutional Lead, Asst. Professor

Biology, Rhode Island College

401.456.9071aresendedamaia@ric.edu

Exec. Director, Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting

University of Rhode Island

401.874.6499sunshine@uri.edu

Institutional Lead, Professor, Chair

Chemistry, Salve Regina University

401.341.3252bernard.munge@salve.edu

Institutional Lead, Inter-Thrust 1

Associate Professor of Biology, Providence College

401.865.1239jdegiorg@providence.edu

Institutional Lead, Assoc. Professor

Science & Technology, Bryant University

creid@bryant.edu

Institutional Lead, Assistant Professor

Chemistry, Roger Williams University

401.254.3246lrossi@rwu.edu

State Liaison to RI C-AIM

Managing Director of Innovation-RI Commerce Corporation

401.278.9197christine.smith@commerceri.com

Diversity Action Committee

DAC Lead, Inter-Thrust 2

Asst. Director of Diversity, Dean’s Office-College of Engineering, URI

401.874.4976hitman@uri.edu

Asst. VP for Academic Diversity, Dean of Diversity Initiatives-Graduate School

Brown University

401.863.2600marlina_duncan@brown.edu

Asst. Director, Student Diversity Initiatives-CELS

University of Rhode Island

401.874.4616mfontes@uri.edu

Asst. Director for the PwC Center for Diversity & Inclusion

Bryant University

401.232.6364kmartins@bryant.edu

Exec. Director, Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting

University of Rhode Island

401.874.6499sunshine@uri.edu

Director of Graduate Recruitment & Diversity Initiatives, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

University of Rhode Island

401.874.4322alycia@uri.edu

Asst. VP for Student Success, Director of Multicultural Programs

Salve Regina University

401.341.2480sami.nassim@salve.edu

Director, Institutional Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Roger Williams University

401.254.3116zquezada@rwu.edu

VP of Social Equity & Inclusion

Rhode Island School of Design

401.454.6444mshenoda@risd.edu

Administrative Team

Project Administrator

401.874.6880hdooley@uri.edu

Scientific Research Grant Assistant

401.874.6234bcarangia@uri.edu

Communications & Outreach Coordinator

401.874.6888skirby@uri.edu

M.A. candidate, RI C-AIM Student Liaison

Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, Univ. of Rhode Island

smrefulioc@my.uri.edu