SC EPSCoR State Committee

The South Carolina EPSCoR State Committee brings together the leaders of the academic institutions and government agencies involved in carrying out EPSCoR objectives, and therefore oversees the coordination of initiatives across EPSCoR and IDeA funded programs.

*Member, Executive Committee

*†Daniel Noneaker

Chair, SC EPSCoR Committee
Associate Dean for Research
College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences,
Clemson University

*Tanju Karanfil

PI, ADAPT in SC Proposal
Vice President for Research,
Clemson University

*Dr. Jim Doolittle

Project Administrator, MADE in SC
Director, SC EPSCoR

Mark Barnes

Mark Barnes

Science & Technology Deputy Associate Laboratory Director
Savannah River National Laboratory

*Dr. Lori L. McMahon

Vice President for Research
Medical University of South Carolina

Kenneth R. Deans., Jr.

President and CEO
Health Sciences South Carolina

Elbert Malone

Associate Provost of Sponsored Programs and Research
South Carolina State University

*Godwin Mbamalu

Associate Vice President for Research
Benedict College

*Julius Fridriksson

Vice President for Research,
University of South Carolina

*Prakash Nagarkatti

Senior Research Advisor to the President
University of South Carolina

*Bob Quinn

Executive Director
South Carolina Research Authority

Susie Shannon

President and CEO
South Carolina Council on Competitiveness

Kelly Steinhilper

Vice President for Communications and Strategy
South Carolina Tech College System

*John Wheeler

Associate Provost for Integrative Science
Furman University

†Chair term: July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2025
Elected Members (Godwin and Wheeler) Term July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2024

Emeritus Members

Angela Peters

Vice Provost
Claflin University

Mark Sothmann, Chair Emeritus

Provost Emeritus
Medical University of South Carolina

Verlie Tisdale

Vice Provost
Claflin University