National Science Foundation (SciSIP), “The Initial Career Transitions of Science & Engineering PhDs,” with Henry Sauermann, 2013-2015, $285,238 (NSF-1262270)
National Science Foundation (SciSIP), “The Evolving University Research Enterprise,” with Maryann Feldman and Janet Bercovitz, 2012-2014, $389,698 (NSF-1158755)
Best Young Scholar Paper Award, DRUID Summer Conference 2011 (with Henry Sauermann)
UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Faculty “All Star” Teaching Award 2011
Georgia Research Alliance/Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation “Knowledge Flows under the Microscope: The Transition of Science & Engineering PhDs to Startups and Established Firms,” 2009-2010, $16,000 (with Henry Sauermann)
John W. Hartman Foundation for Small and Medium Enterprises, Duke University, 2005-2006, $11,000 (with Wes Cohen).
National Science Foundation, “The Dynamics of Online Learning Communities,” Societal Dimensions of Engineering, Science & Technology (SES-0135602), 2002-2004, $72,480 (with Gerardine DeSanctis).