Research Leadership

ABOUT

Research Leadership


Richard Nader
Chief Research and International Officer
LIU Research & International Office
Phone: 516-299-3318
Email: rick.nader@liu.edu

Mohammed Cherkaoui
Deputy Chief Research and International Officer
LIU Research & International Office
Phone: 516-299-3318
Email:  mohammed.cherkaoui@liu.edu

Alan Gertler
Senior Fellow
LIU Research & International Office
Phone: 516-299-3318
Email:  Alan.Gertler@liu.edu


Office of Sponsored Projects


Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) is under the leadership of the Executive Director of Sponsored Projects Ivar Strand who serves as the university’s Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR). The Executive Director reports to the Chief Research and International Officer and is responsible for pre-award proposal development, grant application submission, research administration policy, technology transfer, and research compliance requirements for externally funded projects. In collaboration with the Office of Grants Compliance within the LIU Finance department, OSP ensures professional management of externally funded projects throughout project life cycle. OSP also works collaboratively with all academic and administrative units at LIU to promote an administrative infrastructure supportive of sponsored projects, research, and development, at a local, national and global scale.

Ivar Strand, MBA
Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Projects
Long Island University
200 Bush Brown Hall, 700 Northern Boulevard
Greenvale, NY 11548-1327
Office: 516-299-2523
Cell: 516-532-4042
Email: ivar.strand@liu.edu

Robin Nesby, MSEd.
Director of Sponsored Research
Long Island University, Brooklyn campus
75 Dekalb Avenue, L208B
Brooklyn, NY 11201-5423
Office: 718-780-6517
Email: robin.nesby@liu.edu

Lacey Sischo 
Director Research Compliance
Human Subjects IRB and IACUC
211 Bush Brown Hall 
700 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548-1327
Office: 516-299-3591
Email: lacey.sischo@liu.edu