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Link Lab is leading the way in the development and deployment of cyber-physical systems. With more than 40 affiliated faculty members and over 200 graduate students, Link Lab teams work together to create and disseminate the technologies that will shape society.

Affiliate Program 

The University of Virginia School of Engineering offers partners a LINK to the research lab that catalyzes discoveries in cyber-physical systems.

UVA Link Lab affiliate programs. Company logos Leidos and Elder Research (Data Science| AI | machine learning)

Partnerships for the Cyber Future 

Connect in three unique ways: 

  • Tech Link. Get connected to the cutting-edge cyber-physical systems research behind technologies in smart cities, smart and connected health, autonomous systems, and IoT hardware. Contribute to conversations with world renowned cyber-physical systems experts who are conducting the research, see the results of our work as it happens, and access intellectual property options through the University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group.
  • Talent Link. Open career paths for multidisciplinary engineers who are poised to lead the IoT and autonomy industries. Become a trusted adviser to our faculty on evolving industry roles and avenues for student development. Sponsor projects and initiatives that champion Link Lab graduate students.
  • Community Link. Join a highly diverse research community rooted in collaborative, interdisciplinary engineering. Support and work alongside our faculty and students, from a wide variety of backgrounds and geographic regions, to better our communities by engaging with K-12 students, mentoring technology clubs for underrepresented children and leading efforts to empower citizens with the tools and data they need to introduce change. Benefit from collaborations with other Link Lab partner companies for productive ideas exchange.
Learn More

Learn more about the multiple levels of partnership with Link Lab in our brochure.

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  • Tech Link Spotlight

    Be on the front lines of research that is creating future industries

    Link Lab member Madhur Behl helped make autonomous car racing an international sport. Now he is leading UVA’s Cavalier Autonomous Racing Club to compete in the first-ever Indy Autonomous Challenge. 

    Pioneers in Autonomous Racing
  • Talent Link Spotlight

    Support graduate students conducting cutting-edge research

    Josephine Lamp, advised by Link Lab member Lu Feng, is teaming with a cardiologist in UVA’s top-ranked health system to help heart failure patients. By modeling patient heart metrics, she aims to develop a new diagnostic tool that will pinpoint disease progression. 

    Creative at Heart
  • Community Link Spotlight

    Promote values of collaboration and service in future engineering leaders

    Link Lab Associate Director Jonathan L. Goodall and Charlottesville High School engineering teacher Matthew Shields, both UVA Engineering alumni, brought their engineering students together to demonstrate the power of community in solving challenging problems. 

    A Tale of Two Labs