Texas A&M University-Kingsville

The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP)

Dr. Rebecca A. Davis is the Executive Director for the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and Authorized Institutional Representative.

The ORSP is responsible for the authorization and submission of all university proposals for external support for research and sponsored projects from all sources. ORSP has reporting responsibilities for award and submission data, and the determination of “restricted research” for institutional support from the Research Development Fund. The office also has shared responsibilities for the fiscal oversight of funded projects and programs, which includes negotiation and acceptance of awards on behalf of the university. Furthermore, the office provides the following services to faculty and staff:

  • Identification and dissemination of potential funding sources for research and other external programs;
  • Technical assistance in the development and submission of proposals;
  • Point of contact with state and federal agencies, private and foundation sponsors;
  • Facilitation of cooperative and interdisciplinary research and scholarly activities;
  • Compliance of the Texas A&M University System policies and university procedures relating to research, sponsored programs, and technology commercialization.

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to share with you the electronic version of the Premier Issue of “Emergence,” our new research and graduate studies magazine. The first issue is focused on the Biomedical Research on our campus. There are many areas of ground breaking research here on campus. Therefore future issues will highlight other areas of research and graduate programs. I invite you to share your ideas for future issues with us.


I want to thank President Tallant and Provost Gandy for their support and to acknowledge Ms. Cheryl Cain and her great team in marketing as well as the ORSP staff who have done a great job in producing this magazine. I want to also thank all TAMUK faculty members, whose ingenuity and dedication is essential to creating a vibrant research and graduate studies environment.

You can access the electronic version of this magazine below. Please feel free to share with students and colleagues from other institutions as you see fit.

Click here to read Emergence

Thank you,

Dr. Mohamed Abdelrahman

Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Texas A&M University-Kingsville

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