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Office of Sponsored Projects & Research

Putnam Science Center


Penny Miceli

Penny J. Miceli, PhD, CRA
Director, OSPR
603-358-2427 (phone)
603-358-2939 (fax)

Certified by the Research Administrators Certification Council since 2006, Penny is experienced in administering sponsored projects from “cradle to grave.” She is a member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) and the Society of Research Administrators International (SRA). Penny leads the long-range strategic planning efforts around sponsored projects and research, strategic partnerships at the national, regional and state level in support of those efforts, capacity building, and institutional research compliance.

Contact Penny for questions relating to:

  • Institutional strategic planning around sponsored projects and research
  • National, Regional, and State-wide partnerships to advance sponsored projects and research
  • Translating federal compliance requirements into institutional policy and procedures
  • Award review, negotiation, and recommendation for acceptance
  • Intellectual Asset Management (intellectual property issues, technology transfer and commercialization)
  • The Indirect Cost Reinvestment Grant Program
  • Coordination with the Business Office to ensure appropriate institutional operations and infrastructure are in place to support award lifecycle management
  • Coordination of OSPR efforts with those of the Division of Advancement where appropriate
  • Research Integrity issues. Penny is KSC's Research Integrity Officer, and anyone with a concern about potential research misconduct may consult with her privately. (603-358-2427;

Janet Albarado

Janet Albarado, CRA
Associate Director, OSPR
603-358-2780 (phone)
603-358-2939 (fax)

Janet is a Certified Research Administrator specializing in proposal and budget development for federal, state, and private sponsors. A member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA), she adopts a lifecycle approach to pre-award management to ensure compliance with sponsor and institutional guidelines. Janet supports faculty with all aspects of the pre-award process, providing editorial as well as technical guidance.

Contact Janet for questions relating to:

  • Funding opportunity consultation
  • Management of proposal and budget development for external sponsors
  • Preparation of external grant proposals, including applications to federal agencies
  • Interpretation of KSC grant policies and procedures
  • Adherence to federal regulations pertaining to grants
  • Interpretation of sponsored research compliance policies
  • Oversight of OSPR training and outreach
  • Coordination with the Business Office to ensure proper award lifecycle management
  • Review of initial award and facilitation of award negotiation by OSPR Director

Other Campus Partners

Human Subjects IRB Chair:
Stephen Clark
Rhodes Hall 232
603-358-2899 Mailstop 3400

Financial Post Award Issues:
Audrey Arsenault
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Business Office
Fiske Annex 35
Mailstop 1603

Animal Welfare IACUC Chair:
Scott Strong
Science Center 328
Mailstop 2001

Chemical/Biological Safety Contact:
Sylvie Rice
Environment, Health & Safety Manager
Physical Plant
Elliot Center 056
Mailstop 2502

Contact the Office of Sponsored Projects and Research

Office of Sponsored Projects and Research
Penny Miceli
Director of Sponsored Projects and Research