About Our Office


Sponsored Projects

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) assists university faculty and staff with the pre-award and post-award processes associated with a grant or contract.


  • Research Development
  • Proposal Development
  • Project Management
  • Editing and Writing Help
  • Budget Development
  • Proposal Submission

For help with proposal development, research development, and other pre-award functions, contact the OSP representative for your college.

James Taylor at jamestaylor8@weber.edu for Academic Affairs (CCEL, Research Extension, Center for Applied Research, SPARC)

Brooke Lindgren at brookelindgren@weber.edu for the College of Science and the College of Engineering, Applied Science, and Technology (EAST)

Dana Gibson at danagibson@weber.edu for the College of Arts and Humanities, Student Services, the Stewart Library, and Administrative Services

Rob Emenger at robertemenger1@weber.edu for the College of Education, the College of Health Professions, the Goddard School of Business and Economics, and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


  • Award Negotiation
  • Sign Contracts
  • Compliance
  • Grant and Budget Management

For help with post-award, contact Cheryl Jacobson at cheryljacobson@weber.edu.

Certification of Effort / General

  • Certification of Effort
  • General Questions

For questions regarding Certification of Effort or general questions, please contact Beth Pessetto and bethpessetto@weber.edu.

Technology Commercialization

The Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) assists university faculty and staff with the processes associated with transitioning technologies from the research lab to the marketplace.

TCO Services

  • Patents / Patent Applications
  • Reporting Inventions
  • Research Publication
  • Invention Evaluation
  • Licensing to Industry
  • Licensing Revenue

For help with technology commercialization, contact James Taylor at jamestaylor8@weber.edu.