Imagining and Creating A Better World

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

Technology & Innovation

As the challenges our students and faculty face grow increasingly complex, we strive to provide modern, specialized environments to produce transformative research. With our focus on technology and innovation, we must continuously advance our facilities and infrastructure as we move into UVA’s...

Student Experience

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

Faculty Excellence

Addressing problems of increasing magnitude requires collaborating across many disciplines, creating new, more powerful tools and generating,...

Why I Give

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

The future of the world is engineering and technology. Supporting the School that gave me the opportunity to be a part of this future is not only logical, it’s a symbol of honor and respect.

Kristine Lipscomb, Engr ’09