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OEVPRP welcomes Hoover

September 1, 2022

OEVPRP welcomes Hoover

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Theresa Mayer, executive vice president for research and partnerships, is welcoming Marcey Hoover to the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships (OEVPRP) as director of partner relations, federal laboratories. Hoover’s extensive experience working with federal laboratories will strengthen the University’s commitment to its federal partners.

Since 1995, Hoover has served in many leadership roles at Sandia National Laboratories, including simultaneous assignments as director of the Energy and Homeland Security Program and deputy associate labs director for Sandia’s Integrated Security Solutions Division. In that role, she managed the portfolio and led business operations for the 2,000-person Energy and Homeland Security Program.

Hoover received a master’s degree in mathematical statistics from Purdue and became the first woman to receive a Purdue PhD in mathematical statistics. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Michigan State University.

In her new role at Purdue, Hoover will be responsible for establishing and sustaining partnerships with executive leaders at the Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security, National Laboratories, and similar government entities. Her work will help staff, faculty, and institutes at Purdue foster successful research collaborations in classified areas of national security such as energetic materials and systems, hypersonic and space vehicles, secure microelectronics, quantum science, climate change and security, cybersecurity and similar areas of national security interest.


Writer:     Mary Martialay,

Sources: Marcey Hoover,

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