Joelina is the Assistant Director, Research Advancement for the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. Her primary responsibility is to assist faculty and researchers in the development, preparation, and submission of sponsored project proposals to various federal and non-federal agencies as well as provide analytical and financial oversight of sponsored awards. She serves as a consultant to management on policies, plans and objectives. She interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant technical matters. She represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult and technical issues associated with sponsored projects. She interacts with faculty and staff across the six schools of Engineering to provide support and effective management of sponsored projects.
Joelina received her Certification in Research Administration (CRA) in 2009 from the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC). Joelina has been in the research administration field for 13+ years. She joined ASU in 1999 and left for a brief period in 2010 to work as the Manager of the Sponsored Research Office for a non-profit Medical Research Institute in California. She recently returned to ASU in 2014.