Attend Office of Research workshop: Large center proposals

Tania Betancourt

Dr. Tania Betancourt, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas State University, will discuss applying for funding for, and directing, a large research center at a workshop at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 in 262 Rhatigan Student Center, Herrman Room or virtually via Teams.

Specifically, Dr. Betancourt will discuss the National Science Foundation’s Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) program as an example of a large research center.

Dr. Betancourt is a faculty member of the Materials Science, Engineering and Commercialization Program, and director of the NSF PREM Center for Intelligent Materials Assembly at Texas State. There will be opportunities for questions with WSU researchers at this hybrid session.

For more information or to receive a link to the virtual workshop, contact You may also register directly on myTraining through myWSU. 

Dr. Betancourt is also presenting a chemistry seminar, “Pulsatile Drug Delivery via Photothermal Modulation of Dynamic Covalent Poly(ethylene glycol)/PEDOT Hydrogels,” as part of WSU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry colloquium series at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 in 224 McKinley Hall. She will also participate in a discussion of Latin-X and Women in STEM from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 in 261 RSC, Olive Room. RSVP to if you plan to attend.