University of Florida Office of Research
Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP)
Contract Coordinator for Industry-Sponsored Research

Zana Dupee is the Contract Coordinator for industry-sponsored research at the University of Florida.  Mrs. Dupee is the contact for industry or PIs who need someone to coordinate the contract for their sponsored research at UF.  If you are interested in doing industry-sponsored research at UF and need assistance with the required paperwork, call Zana or send her an email.  She will be able to point you in the right direction.

UF is a big university, and sometimes it is confusing to know where to start to get a sponsored research project going.  Do you need to start with the PI, the department, the Office of Technology Licensing, or the Office of Research?  As the industry contract coordinator, Zana Dupee is available to guide your project through the process of getting approved at the University of Florida.  She is familiar with the contract terms and conditions that the university will accept.  She knows which approvals are required in order to get an agreement signed.  Don't worry the next time you want to get an industry-sponsored agreement approved, Zana will be able to help.

Phone: (352) 392-9267

Email:  zhdupee at

  • University: University of Florida (B.A., Political Science, 1990)
  • Memberships: National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA); Gainesville-Alachua County Assoc. of Realtors.
  • Certification: Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (C.P.C.U.)
  • Past Chair of the Alachua County Affordable Housing Task Force
  • Teaching Experience: Adjunct Professor, University of Florida 2014
  • Speaking Engagements: NCURA PRA Conference 2015 - "Intellectual Property" and "International Contracting Tips"