Vice President for Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) is responsible for the integration and enhancement of research activities across UVA’s eleven schools and multiple research centers. VPR leads university-wide strategic growth activities, including multidisciplinary groups in environmental sustainability, innovation, energy systems, and biosciences. VPR also coordinates the various University units that comprise the research infrastructure, including the acquisition of research funding, the planning and development of academic research space, research commercialization, the incubation of new companies and recruiting of corporate research partners to local research parks, and public outreach.

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Melur K. (Ram) Ramasubramanian

Vice President for Research

Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
rammk@virginia.edu

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By the Numbers

  • Federal Funding: $260m
  • Total Research: $338m

UVa’s total research funding $338 million, of which $260 million is federal research dollars.

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