Roli Varma

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Professor

Carl Hatch Endowed Professor
Regents’ Lecturer

University of New Mexico

School of Public Administration MSC053100
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131, United States
Telephone: (505) 277-7756
Fax: (505) 277-2529

 


GRANTS / AWARDS

Research ($956,896)

  • Roli Varma, "Return Migration from the United States to India: A Case Study of Scientists and Engineers in Industrial R&D Laboratories" Research Allocation Committee, University of New Mexico (Grant RAC14), $6,000, 1/17/13 to 7/16/14.

  • Meghna Sabharwal (PI) and Roli Varma (Co-PI), "Return Migration of Academic Scientists and Engineers from the United States to India" Science, Technology and Society Program, National Science Foundation (Grant 1229990), $197,189, 9/01/12 to 8/31/15.
    • Roli Varma, "Retaining U.S. Educated Foreign-born Scientists and Engineers: A Case Study of Return Migration to India" Research Allocation Committee, University of New Mexico (Grant 11-06), 10/15/10 to 9/30/11, $4,000.
       
  • Roli Varma, "Lessons from Pre-College Mathematics Teaching in India" Research Allocation Committee, University of New Mexico (Grant 10-05), 11/30/09 to 9/30/10, $4,000.
     
  • Roli Varma, "Cross-National Differences in Women's Participation in Computer Science Education in India and the United States" Research on Gender in Science and Engineering Program, National Science Foundation (Grant 0650410), 1/1/07 to 12/31/08, $55,766.
    • "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" National Science Foundation, $6,000.
    • Research Allocation Committee, University of New Mexico (Grant 08-04), 11/30/07 to 9/30/08, $3,830.
       
  • Roli Varma, "The Tenure System in Engineering" Social Studies of Science, Engineering and Technology Program, National Science Foundation (Grant 0610402), 3/1/06 to 8/31/06, $10,247.
    • Research Allocation Committee, University of New Mexico (Grant 06-22), 4/1/06 to 9/30/06, $3,280.
       
  • Roli Varma (PI) and Deepak Kapur (Co-PI), "Cross-Ethnic Differences in Undergraduate Women's Preference for Information Technology" Information Technology Work Force Program, National Science Foundation (Grant 0305898), 9/1/03 to 8/31/07, $245,328.
    • "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" National Science Foundation, $6,000.
    • "Information Technology Workforce and Information Technology Research/Education and Workforce Principal Investigator Conference" National Science Foundation, $99,064.
       
  • Roli Varma, "Out of Mix: Native Americans in Information Technology" Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Grant B2002-68), 1/1/03 to 6/30/05, $40,000.
     
  • Roli Varma, "New Immigrants: Science and Engineering in the United States" History and Philosophy of Science, Engineering and Technology Program, National Science Foundation (Grant 0136467), 6/1/02 to 5/31/05, $79,766.
    • "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" National Science Foundation, $6,000.
       
  • Roli Varma (PI), Bruce Perlman and Deepak Kapur (Co-PIs), "Why So Few Women in Information Technology? A Comparative Study" Information Technology Work Force Program, National Science Foundation (Grant 0120055), 10/1/01 to 6/30/03, $102,426.
    • "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" National Science Foundation, $6,000.
       
  • Roli Varma, "Recruitment and Retention of Undergraduate Minorities in Information Technology" Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Grant B2000-72), 1/1/01 to 10/31/02, $30,000.
     
  • Roli Varma, "Industrial Scientists: New Challenges with Restructuring" Studies of Policy in Science, Engineering and Technology Program, National Science Foundation (Individual Award, Grant 9602200), 9/1/96 to 2/28/98, $55,000.

Teaching ($20,000)

  • From Manufacturing Engineering, University of New Mexico,to develop and make ENGR-F 200 (Technology in Society) course a part of the UNM Core Curriculum, 2000, $10,000.
     
  • From Manufacturing Engineering, University of New Mexico, to develop the course materials for ENGR-N 321 (Science and Technology in Society), 1999, $10,000.

Others ($150,000+)

  • 1997-present:  From various associations and organizations such as the National Science Foundation, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Association of Computing Machinery, Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology, National Center for Women in Information Technology, Society for Social Studies of Science, Super Computing Organization, University of Arizona, Texas A&M University, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Uppsala University, Max Planck Institute, and TERC to give talks, review proposals, and attend conferences/workshops.