Vlad works with professors and companies to match interests for the purpose of collaborative research and commercialization projects with a focus on social sciences, applied health science, and environment. Some of the areas under Vlad’s portfolio include education and communication, cultural studies, financial services, e-health and health informatics, health and aging, biomechanics and biotechnology, tourism and recreation, urban modeling, and sustainability. He identifies suitable government funding and facilitates agreements, contracts, and project proposals for funding applications.
Vlad’s professional experience spans public policy and partnership development. He joined Waterloo in 2015 as manager of non-profit/public sector partnerships where he developed research partnerships for all six faculties and the broader non-profit/public sector to build Waterloo’s research profile and leverage funding. Vlad has a master’s degree in public policy and administration from Ryerson University and is currently working towards a master’s degree in business, entrepreneurship, and technology at the University of Waterloo.
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