Adrian Self is an Operations Research Analyst providing management for advanced technological research and development with multiple NABC projects. He contributes expertise in project/proposal analysis, scheduling, scoping, and resource coordination for multiple contracts/grants within the center’s portfolio.
Self brings far-reaching know-how to NABC projects in the areas of academic research documentation for audit, inspection, and accreditation; interfacing with various levels of university administration/faculty and industry in advancing research work products; and organizing broad resources for institutional land grant missions. He supports safeguarding research enterprise programs detailed with maintaining issue awareness for security requirements associated with processing sensitive info/data supporting sponsored contracts, projects, and programs.
His industry and academic background includes practice in economics, investment analysis, risk underwriting and risk analytics as well as knowledge technology, communications, and overseas languages and cultures. Prior to joining the NABC, Self was with the University Research Compliance Office at K-State, where he served to coordinate multiple compliance committees for research across the university in the Office of the Associate Vice President for Research. He has served since 2011 in a variety of roles at NABC including preceding positions of Administrative Director and Prospect Researcher.