Supporting Research Plans and Strategies

The Office of Research Development supports the development of research plans and strategies and serves as the interface for UVA Engineering corporate relations.


The office provides:

The Director of Research Development, Dr. Jeffrey J. Fox, collaborates with UVA Engineering leadership to provide strategic research guidance to faculty. In addition, Dr. Fox works closely with research development colleagues across UVA.

The Director of Corporate Relations serves as the primary point of contact for research-related corporate interactions.   Mr. Ralston works closely with colleagues in UVA Engineering Career Services and UVA Engineering Advancement, as well as with corporate relations professionals across UVA.