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Office of Advancement

Building Support for World-Class Research and Education

The Office of Advancement supports UVA Engineering's mission, vision and strategic priorities with alumni, students, faculty, corporate and foundation partners and friends through philanthropic and engagement opportunities.

Our Initiatives

Faculty Excellence

Addressing problems of increasing magnitude requires collaborating across many disciplines, creating new, more powerful tools and generating, collecting and analyzing vast amounts of data. At its core, this mission requires our faculty to re-imagine their role as teachers—from dispensers of...

Student Experience

The students who graduate in the 2020s, whether they become researchers, policymakers, or entrepreneurs, will be responsible for the next great waves...

Technology & Innovation

As the challenges our students and faculty face grow increasingly complex, we strive to provide modern, specialized environments to produce...

Why I Give

It’s always great interacting with UVA Engineering staff and faculty. With one phone call, I can get an answer or access to resources that I didn’t even know existed.

Russell Mait, Engr ’78

I understand the importance of paying it forward; so many alumni assisted me during my time at UVA that it is my obligation to help those who follow after me. Supporting UVA Engineering both from a sweat equity and financial perspective is something my wife and I cherish.

Les Williams, ENGR '00