Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research
Dr. Ganesh Raman is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research at the California State University Office of the Chancellor. In this role, he is the senior academic official responsible for the vision, advancement and administration of CSU’s research and scholarly mission and enterprise. He provides leadership at an enterprise level and his sphere of influence includes Presidents, Provosts, and Chief Research Officers at 23 campuses. He also oversees ten system-wide multi-campus consortia in a variety of disciplines. Dr. Raman formerly served as Deputy Vice Provost for Research at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. He began his career at NASA Glenn Research Center where he worked for 14 years and has served in consulting capacities with the Boeing Company. Dr. Raman serves on the Board of Directors of the California Life Sciences Association, the California Council for Science and Technology and is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Long Beach Accelerator. He was named a fellow by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and is also a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Royal Aeronautical Society, UK. He is the founding editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Aeroacoustics. Dr. Raman has published over 150 scholarly articles. He earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.