Quality. Collaboration. Support.

The Office of Post-Award Administration is committed to providing the highest-quality post-award administrative services by working collaboratively with faculty, staff and the central Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) to deliver award account management services.

The Post-Award Administration Office is responsible for:

  • Award administrative processing
  • Financial analysis
  • Compliance and regulation assessments
  • Risk mitigation management strategies
For any inquiries related to sponsored awards, please email us at


and a team member would get back to you within 2 business days.


A Quick Start Guide on Sponsored Awards

This document aims to assist Principal Investigators (PIs) and administrators at UVA School of Engineering to quickly get familiar with appropriate spending of sponsored funds and address common questions and mistakes.This guide primarily focuses on the post-award functions and is not meant to be all-inclusive. There may be situations not covered in this guide or PI/admins may disagree on the treatment of specific expenses. Please feel free to direct questions to seas-postaward@virginia.edu. This is a living document. It’s recommended to view it online for the most up-to-date version.


A Quick guide on ExpenseUVA (ChromeRiver) Expense Tiles

This document aims to assist Principal Investigators (PIs), administrators and other users of ExpenseUVA at UVA School of Engineering to choose the right expense categories when seeking reimbursement on sponsored awards.


Office Staff and Portfolio Assignment (since 1/3/2022):

> 31315 Biomedical Engineering (BME) & 31250 Dean’s Office (DO) 

Lisa Taylor
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Phone:  434-243-1023


> 31320 Chemical Engineering (CHE) & 31340 Material Science (MSE)

Shanika Burruss
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Phone: 434-924-6257


> 31330 Computer Science (CS)

Elizabeth Kitchin
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Phone: 434-924-6260


> 31335 Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

Mikayla Sweet
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Phone:  434-924-3307


> 31345 Mechnical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) & 31365 Center for Applied Biomechanics (CAB) 

Stephanie Baca
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Phone:  434-297-6820


> 31350 Engineering Systems and Environment (ESE) & 31360 Engineering and Society (ES)

Clara Fortune
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Phone: 434-924-6258


>School-wide Requisition Approval, Subaward invoicing etc.

Sherry Fitzgerald
Grants and Contracts Specialist
Phone: 434-924-3931