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Research & Innovation Contacts

Administrative

Name Position Phone
Katie Walker Director of Research & Innovation 651-366-3765
Waubun Smith Administrative Specialist 651-366-3780

Research

Name Position Phone
Marcus Bekele LRRB Research Implementation Manager 651-366-3903
Katie Fleming-Vogl MnDOT Research Implementation Manager 651-366-3772
Dave Glyer Project Coordinator 651-366-3760
Leif Halverson Project Coordinator 651-366-3786
Thomas Johnson-Kaiser Project Coordinator 651-366-3788
Beth Klemann MnDOT Research Program Manager 651-366-3771
Hafiz Munir Research Strategy Manager 651-366-3757
Brent Rusco LRRB Research Program Manager 651-366-3767

Contracts and Finance

Name Position Phone
Debbie Sinclair Contracts and Finance Manager 651-366-3746
Lois Butcher Financial Services Specialist 651-366-3766
Jason Paul Contract Management Specialist 651-366-3783

Library

Name Position Phone
Sheila Hatchell Library Manager 651-366-3733
Jim Byerly Librarian 651-366-3739
Karen Neinstadt Librarian 651-366-3796
Qin Tang Librarian 651-366-3784
Marilee Tuite Librarian 651-366-3797

Marketing and Communications

Name Position Phone
Shannon Fiecke Marketing and Communications Manager 651-366-3738
Sandy McCully Technology Transfer Specialist 651-366-3768
Charles Ombati Multimedia and Video 651-366-3744
Micaela Resh Communications Specialist 651-366-3792