Stephen E. Cross, Ph.D.
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The Georgia Institute of Technology is widely regarded as one of the world’s top technological research universities. The Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR) is the Institute’s chief research officer.
Working closely with Georgia Tech’s colleges, faculty, and research units across campus, the EVPR provides central administration leadership for all research, economic development, and related support units within the Institute. This involves direct oversight of the Interdisciplinary Research Institutes (IRIs), including Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI); Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2); and the Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRC).
As EVPR, Stephen Cross is leading the development of a one-of-a-kind innovation ecosystem that brings together education, research, government, and industry in ways once considered impossible.
With a new focus on creating transformative opportunities, strengthening collaborative partnerships, and maximizing societal impact, Georgia Tech is sparking groundbreaking ideas that drive real-world innovation.