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Sarah M. Ross

Senior Program Manager


Sarah joined Vanderbilt in 1996 and has been instrumental in the success of the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) since its founding in 2001. Sarah currently serves as Senior Program Manager with key responsibilities in both VINSE and the Interdisciplinary Materials Science graduate program.

Sarah is the financial unit manager and oversees the administrative and operational activities. Sarah is passionate about STEM outreach and is dedicated to supporting faculty and graduate students. Contact Sarah for questions involving pilot funding, graduate education, iLab/CORES, external partnerships, community outreach, facility tours, and admissions. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, hiking, and paddleboarding.


Distinguished Service Award, 2018