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Dr. Eric Muth Named Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development

N.C. A&T named a Clemson University administrator and researcher its new Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development. Eric Muth, Ph.D., was associate dean for research and graduate studies and a professor of psychology at Clemson. During his tenure as associate dean, he also served as chair of the university’s Intellectual Property and Conflict of Interest committees. As a faculty researcher, Muth published more than 100 scientific papers and articles and earned nearly $8 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Office of Naval Research and other federal agencies and multiple private corporations. During his time at Clemson, the university grew as a research institution, moving into the top category of national research campuses within the Carnegie Foundation’s university classifications. Muth also served nearly a decade as the co-owner of Bite Technologies, a university startup company based on technologies he helped invent, which resulted in two patents. Muth’s background includes an M.S. and Ph.D. in psychology from Pennsylvania State University and B.A. in psychology from Hartwick College.