William J. Burns
Business Administrator
University of Pennsylvania
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Towne Business Office

The Towne Business Office of the School of Engineering and Applied Science provides administrative and financial services to the departments of:
Bioengineering Chemical Engineering 
Materials Science & Engineering Mechanical Engrg & Applied Mech
Computing & Educational Tech Svcs

Primary responsibilities include preparation of grant/contract proposals and the administration of awards.
Some links that have been helpful to me are:

     Research Services

Governmental Funding Sources:

NSF Home PageNational Science Foundation Fast LaneNSF FastLane
NIH Home PageNational Institutes of Health NIH CommonsNIH Commons
AFOSRAir Force Office of Scientific Res. ONROffice of Naval Research
AROArmy Research Office DOEOffice of Energy Research, DOE

I have been employed in varying capacities at the University of Pennsylvania since 1981.  I met my lovely wife Pat at PENN and we now have two beautiful daughters, Elizabeth and Emily. To learn more about my family and my life outside of work click HERE .

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Last updated 11/5/99 wjb.