Office of Research

The Office of Research leads, inspires and directs all aspects of the growing research program in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, including research advancement and corporate relations, pre-award research and post-award research.

Responsibilities of the Office of Research:

  • Leading UVA Engineering in identifying research grant opportunities
  • Assisting and encouraging faculty in seeking sponsored research funding
  • Ensuring that research is conducted in accordance with grant requirements, legal requirements and University policies and procedures
  • Acting as a liaison with funding agencies and university and corporate partners
  • Serving as a liaison with University research leadership
  • Research Development

    The Office of Research Development provides support for development of research plans and strategies and serves as the interface for UVA Engineering corporate relations. The office provides information on funding opportunities, guidance and training for faculty seeking research funding, and support for major proposal development. The Senior Director of Research Development serves as UVA Engineering's representative for ResearchNet in the UVA Office of the Vice President for Research, working closely with research development colleagues across UVA.

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    Research Development
  • Office of Pre-Award Research Administration

    The Office of Pre-Award Research Administration consists of a dedicated team of research administration professionals committed to facilitating the submission of competitive proposals and the management of all pre-award activities for UVA Engineering. They interpret sponsor regulations and guidelines and ensure fulfillment of all requirements and compliance with rules and regulations. They engage in the development of budgets and all administrative aspects of applications, oversee the progress and submission of all applications, and serve as liaison with the University's Office of Sponsored Programs.

    Office of Pre-Award Research Administration
  • Office of Post-Award Administration

    The Office of Post-Award Administration is committed to providing the highest-quality post-award administrative services by working collaboratively with faculty and staff to deliver award account management services. These services include award administrative processing, financial analysis, compliance and regulation assessments and risk mitigation management strategies. Additionally, we work closely with UVA’s central research administration office, the Office of Sponsored Programs, to provide the most efficient award administration services possible.

    Office of Post-Award Administration