Office of Sponsored Projects

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) is under the leadership of the Executive Director of Sponsored Projects Ivar Strand who serves as the University’s Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR). The Executive Director reports to the Chief Research and International Officer and is responsible for pre-award proposal development, grant application submission, research administration policy, technology transfer and research compliance requirements for externally funded projects. In collaboration with the Office of Grants Compliance within the campus Finance department, OSP ensures professional management of externally funded projects throughout their life cycle. OSP also works collaboratively with all academic and administrative units at LIU to promote an administrative infrastructure supportive of sponsored projects, research, development, at a local, national and global scale.  

Office Staff / Contact Information

Ivar Strand, MBA
Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Projects
Long Island University
200 Bush Brown Hall, 700 Northern Boulevard
Greenvale, NY 11548-1327
Office: 516-299-2523
Cell: 516-532-4042
Email: ivar.strand@liu.edu

Robin Nesby, MSEd.
Director of Sponsored Research
Long Island University, Brooklyn campus
75 Dekalb Avenue, L208B
Brooklyn, NY 11201-5423
Office: 718-780-6517
Email: robin.nesby@liu.edu

Lacey Sischo, PhD
Human Subjects IRB Administrator
Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Projects
Long Island University
211 Bush Brown Hall, 700 Northern Boulevard
Greenvale, NY 11548-1327
Office: 516-299-3101
IRB Website: http://liu.edu/irb
Email: lacey.sischo@liu.edu