Natalie Nodianos

Industry Contracts Officer

UC Irvine

Natalie launched her proposal and contracts career in the defense and IT industry, working with for-profit software and high tech firms before transitioning into educational and nonprofit research.  At Penn State, she supported classified programs at the Applied Research Laboratory for nearly a decade before joining SRI International in Menlo Park, CA, where she coordinated contractual activities for SRI’s Computing and Information Technology Sector.  She transitioned to the University of California, Irvine, in 2012, where she now serves as one of three Industry Contract Officers within Applied Innovation and works closely with UCI faculty and startups on sponsored research which includes SBIR and STTR funded efforts.  Natalie earned her MBA from the Pennsylvania State University.