As vice president for research and economic development, Rose Gamble leads the activities surrounding the growth of the university research enterprise. This role oversees the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, which manages proposal preparation and guidance, contracting with federal, state, corporate, and philanthropic partners and project award funding; the Technology Transfer Office, which manages the university intellectual property committee, invention disclosure, patent application and commercial licensing; and Research Compliance, which manages human and animal studies.
Prior to this role, Gamble served as the senior associate dean in TU’s College of Engineering and Natural Sciences where she worked with faculty on acquiring external research funding from public, private and philanthropic institutions. As the Tandy Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Gamble’s research has focused on self-adaptive, autonomous systems, information system security and human-machine teaming.
Gamble graduated summa cum laude from Westminster College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science. She received a master’s in computer science and a doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.