Texas Tech University

Transdisciplinary Research Academy


The Nomination Process

Nominations are solicited from deans at the university. Deans are invited to nominate Academy participants in two categories: as individuals or in teams. The criteria for nomination are:


  • Nominated by dean.
  • Pre-existing group with a transdisciplinary focus and a global vision.
  • Commitment to participate in all Academy workshops and meetings.
  • Commitment to integrate research, educational and outreach missions with a regional to worldwide impact.
  • Commitment to submit a competitive proposaland host a public discussion forum.

Selected members will be required to participate in the Academy over the course of one year.

Completed applications must be emailed to proposals.vpr@ttu.edu.

The Selection Process

A committee composed of the deans as well as select faculty and members of the OVPR staff will review applications. 

Questions about the nomination and selection process may be addressed to proposals.vpr@ttu.edu.