Mary McCleery is responsible for the day-to-day fiscal and human resource operations of Nanotech West as well as various other administrative duties. She is also the administrator for all grants that flow through the department such as the Ohio Sensor and Semiconductor Innovation Platform Program (OSSIP) formerly the Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization Center (PVIC)). She has been at Ohio State since 2000 and at Nanotech West since 2006.
Mary and her office intern staff are often the first stops for anyone wanting to use the facilities at Nanotech West. She coordinates the background paperwork needed for new projects or users to begin working there, and works with other Nanotech West staff to verify safety training and grant access to the labs. Mary manages the earnings operations at Nanotech West, including all invoicing for NTW lab use and purchases. As a proven leader in running an earnings unit within the University, Mary is often called upon to train and mentor other earnings units within the Office of Research and OSU.
Mary received her Bachelors' of Business Administration degree from Kent State University, majoring in business management and marketing, and has a background in retail sales as well as University administration.