Sandia National Labs Academic Alliance Collaboration Report 2020-2021
PROVIDING MORE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
Raheem Beyah, Georgia Tech’s Dean of the College of Engineering, and Robert Butera, Georgia Tech’s VP for Research Development and Operations, Raheem Beyah (top) Robert Butera (bottom)
In January 2020, Georgia Tech’s Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR) Chaouki T. Abdallah signed an agreement stating that new sponsored-LDRD projects in fiscal year 2021 will receive a 1:1 match on Graduate Research Assistantships (GRA) up to one GRA per year (stipend, tuition, fringe). This program applies to new awards and annual funding increments to existing LDRD awards. Rebecca Horton, Sandia senior manager of Academic Programs, said of the new agreement, “This 1:1 cost match is funding more real- world experience for graduate students who will work with Sandia on approved LDRD projects. It’s a win-win.”
helped facilitate the LDRD agreements with Sandia.
Sandia Academic Alliance Program
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