Christopher Lyu, MPA
Research Program Manager
MPA | University of Texas at Austin | Public Policy and Administration
B.A. | Tunghai University | Public Administration
Christopher Lyu has over 30 years of diverse research, project management and business development experience. Prior to joining UNC/CHER, he worked in the contract research industry for close to 27 years (~four years at Rho and ~23 years at Battelle). Prior to that, he worked at a Texas state agency for about five years. At Rho, Lyu served a dual role as a principal research scientist and as a privacy officer. At Battelle, Lyu had multiple concurrent roles and responsibilities as a research project/program manager, principal investigator, proposal manager, a member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the IRB Vice Chair, associate director and acting director of the Battelle Durham, North Carolina Operations. At the Texas state agency, Lyu served as a research program analyst/project officer. He earned his MPA from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and B.A. from Tunghai University, Taiwan.