Electronic Research Administration

Meet Our Director


ZhenZhen Sun

Executive Director, Research Computing and Communications
Phone: (210) 458-6186
Location: NPB 2.130DD
Email: ZhenZhen.Sun@utsa.edu


ZhenZhen Sun is the Executive Director of Research Computing and Communications. She and her staff are responsible for implementing and maintaining the integrated electronic research administration (eRA) system in order to support the fast-growing research enterprise at UTSA. ZhenZhen earned her Master's degree in Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with experience working in both higher education and private industries. Prior to join UTSA, ZhenZhen was in charge of the network design, server administration and development of web based applications for the San Antonio Cancer Institute, an NCI designated cancer center with program funding of around $12 million. From 2001 to 2004, ZhenZhen was the lead programmer on the Interactive Media team at the News & Observer Publishing Company that developed http://www.newsobserver.com and http://www.triangle.com. The News & Observer Publishing Company is part of the McClatchy Company, which is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading internet publisher. Newsobserver.com and Triangle.com later received the News & Observer Excellence and Outstanding Achievement Award for Creativity and Innovation.