Shivangiben (Shiva) Patel

How She Can Help

  • Assist faculty prepare budgets (multi-year forecasting) for grant submissions.
  • Work with OSRP on pre-award, post-award, and grant close out processes
  • Maintain departmental budgets to ensure proper allocation of spending
  • Work with Undergraduate and Graduate Director to maintain student data/files
  • Closely work with department Administrator to ensure all faculty and staff needs are met


Shiva has a B.S. in Accounting from Rutgers Business School. She has over 13+ years’ experience at Rutgers University where she worked as an Administrative Assistant (CMBN), Department Administrator (OIT), before joining RuCCS as the Business Manager. She specializes in budget analysis, preparing financial budgets for grant submissions, year-end reconciliations, working with program directors on graduate and undergraduate programs, and navigating departmental HR processes.

Contact Info

Shivangiben (Shiva) Patel
Business Manager
RuCCS, Center for Cognitive Sciences
152 Frelinghuysen Road (A133)
Piscataway, NJ 08854
848-445-1625 (P)/848-445-6715 (F)
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Contact RuCCS

Psychology Building Addition
152 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8020

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