The Faculty Research Council (FRC) is comprised of faculty representatives from UB’s colleges, schools and institutes. The Council is responsible for awarding funds through the Seed Money Grant Program, establishing the University’s Intellectual Property Policy and overseeing the Institutional Review Board. The Faculty Research Council sponsors Faculty Research Day.
|Arts & Sciences||Kathleen Engelmann, Ph.D. Chair of the Faculty Research Council|
|Business||Congsheng Wu, Ph.D.|
|Education||Joanna Badara, Ph.D.|
|Engineering||Jeongkyu Lee, Ph.D.|
|Health Sciences||Emmett Hughes, D.C., Barry Kendler, Ph.D., Mark Mattie , Ph.D.|
|International College||Robert Riggs, Ph.D.|
|Members-at-large||Wendy Garcia, RDH, Ed.D., Kevin Kelliher, Ph.D.|
Seed Money Grant Program
The Seed Money Grant Program has been established to provide funding for initial research, the results of which to be used to develop a grant application to one or more federal, state or private funders.
Intellectual Property Policy
The Faculty Research Council is responsible for the development of the University of Bridgeport’s Intellectual Property Policy (IP). The purpose of the policy is twofold: (1) to encourage the generation of new knowledge by University researchers, and (2) to facilitate the transfer of useful inventions to society.