Research Operations is under the umbrella of Knowledge Enterprise and is comprised of skilled pre-award, post-award and compliance professionals who bring unique and related experiences from every aspect of research administration. Our business processes have been fine tuned over the years and continue to evolve to meet our changing needs.

Our mission is to serve as an essential resource to faculty and staff by helping to secure and successfully manage external funding for university research and sponsored activities and to provide quality support and outstanding customer service, one customer at a time, concentrating resources on improving processes, managing risk and compliance.

Research Operations News

The process and work instructions help you to complete research administration tasks properly.

Welcome, new faculty!

Learn about all of the resources available to support your research, from identifying funding opportunities to commercializing your inventions, on the Knowledge Enterprise Researcher Support page.

Grow your career with ASU Knowledge Enterprise

ISO 9001:2015 certification statement

Knowledge Enterprise Operations has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification after successfully passing an independent third-party quality and process audit by DEKRA Certification, Inc. ISO 9001:2015 is the world’s most widely recognized quality management standard, which outlines ways to achieve and benchmark consistent performance and service. ASU’s KE Operations is unique as a university research organization in the achievement of this certification.
The certification applies to all service and support functions of Operations at ASU Knowledge Enterprise, including the departments that provide administration; services and support functions of proposal development, submission and negotiations; and award setup, management and closeout.