Anon Photo

Avinanda Mukherjee

Proposal Developer, Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems (ISSACS)

Develops research and development proposalsĀ for government and other funding sources

Office: 521 Nord Hall
Phone Number: (216) 368-2481
University Location Code (mail stop): 7220

Job Description

Avinanda is a key member and contributor on faculty-led research teams for the Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems (ISSACS). She is responsible for managing every aspect of the proposal developmentā€”from identifying funding sources, cultivating ideas and facilitating collaboration, to writing persuasive proposal text that exceeds the RFP criteria.

Key Job Functions

  • Manages every aspect of proposal development for faculty-led research teams for ISSACS
  • Writes compelling proposal text for a wide array of proposals
  • Identifies solicitations and creates a solicitation calendar to identify potential Principal Investigators, Senior Personnel and other internal and external partners
  • Develops and maintains a proposal pipeline database, from potential opportunities to awards, and provides regular updates to support proposal development
  • Develops strategies to align core competencies with the future technology trends, and builds relations internally and externally to further this alignment