Manager, Research Development
Sharon Sweetser Pound has worked in the UT’s Office of Research and Engagement since 2009. As a member of the Research Development team, she currently focuses on large, multi-million-dollar proposals. She also provides communication support for research development activities, including editing documents for clarity and competitiveness and managing graphics. Pound facilitates team development and early identification of funding opportunities, as well as Team Science initiatives. She also encourages campus-wide collaboration through events such as Seeking Partnerships and Research Knowledge for Science (SPARKS), Faculty Understanding Science in Open Networks (FUSION), and UT's Research Development Community.