Sadiq Shah Ph.D.

School Attended:
Washington University in St. Louis - Ph.D. - Chemistry

Current Position:
Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation & Economic Development

What do you love about your job?
Promote and support a research culture and the direction of research for the institution. Helping faculty and the the Institution secure external funding for research. Building relationships with the private sector to support regional economy.  

What career advice would you give your 18 year old self?
Stay focused with a clear targeted goal for your future. Each five years of your career assess how you have expanded your experience, what it prepared you for and where do want to go with it.

What is your dream vacation?
Coastal Spain

If you had to wear a t-shirt with one word on it for one year, what word would you choose?
Be Innovative.

If you could instantly become an expert in something, what would it be? 
Connecting Science with national policy making.

Ask me about: 
Careers in Industry and Academia, I have been on both side successfully for each half of my career.