Meet The Staff
W. Timothy Hushen - Associate Executive Director, Research Advancement
Leading a team of professionals to advance the research goals and objectives of SDSU, Mr. Hushen works closely with faculty, VP for Research Dr. Steve Welter, and other colleagues to identify, develop, and implement opportunities for SDSU.
Barry Janov - Director of Sponsored Research Project Management
A key player in the development of the SDSU federal research agenda, Mr. Janov’s efforts have resulted in the acquisition of several large, multi-organizational, multi-year awards including the 13-year $63M CCAT project, 6-year $5.1M SBA RIC and NEST projects, 7-year $19.7M and $1M SSC Pacific TAEST and C4ISR task order contracts. He was most recently instrumental in the award of the $33M Georgia project, compiling multi-year complex budgets for building capacity and delivery of STEM undergraduate degrees at three Georgian universities.
John Crockett, Ph.D. - Sponsored Research Project Development & Management
Dr. Crockett focuses on creating and executing research programs that support our mission to promote university research and education. He plays an active role in education and research and is co-author on over 20 professional publications. Dr. Crockett is also the primary facilitator for the GREW workshops sponsored by SDSU’s Office of Graduate and Research Affairs. The Grants and Research Enterprise Writing (GREW) Fellowship is a 6-week course offered to around a dozen primarily junior faculty members each semester (https://newscenter.sdsu.edu/gra/grew.aspx)
Edward “Tommy” Martindale, J.D. - Director Technology Transfer Office
In addition to heading the Technology Transfer Office, Mr. Martindale assists in the development of new programs and exploration of funding opportunities for SDSU faculty. He has developed and implemented protocols and assists the Zahn Incubator Director in working with faculty and student teams as we grow our expertise in having entrepreneurship on the campus. As Director of Technology Transfer Office, Mr. Martindale is responsible for the protection and commercialization of technologies developed at SDSU (Technology Transfer Office).