Chaouki T. Abdallah
Executive Vice President for Research
As chief research officer, Abdallah provides overall leadership for the Institute’s $1 billion portfolio of research, economic development and sponsored activities, including the Georgia Tech Research Institute, 10 interdisciplinary research institutes, and related research administrative support units.
Vice President for Interdisciplinary Research
Kubanek oversees all interdisciplinary activities including the Interdisciplinary Research Institutes, Interdisciplinary Research Centers, the Pediatric Technology Center, and the Global Center for Medical Innovation.
Vice President of the Enterprise Innovation Institute
Bridges leads EI², a statewide, 12-program, 160-member organization and the nation’s largest and most comprehensive university-based program of business and industry assistance, technology commercialization, and economic development.
Vice President for Research Development and Operations
Butera supports and develops the research enterprise, operating the internally funded research programs in collaboration with the colleges, overseeing core facilities and research space, and managing policies related to research administration and operations.
Chief Administrative Officer – Academics & Research
Herazy acts as a shared chief of staff of the provost and the executive vice president for Research to oversee organizational and operational alignment around various services and administrative functions at the intersection of the academic and research divisions.
Interim Vice President for Research Administration
As Interim Vice President for Research Administration, Hope oversees sponsored programs operations at Georgia Tech. In addition to functions supporting grants and contracts, these operations administer sponsored research sub-contracting, non-disclosure agreements (and other exchange agreements in support of research), enterprise contracting systems and data, and a training and outreach team.
Senior Vice President, Georgia Institute of Technology and Director, Georgia Tech Research Institute
Hudgens leads over 2,400 employees conducting $642 million in research across a variety of disciplines, including science, engineering, economics, policy and technical expertise to address national security, state, and industry challenges.
Associate Vice President for Research Computing
Lefton provides campus leadership on strategic technology investments, agile and sustainable cyberinfrastructure, and leveraging and managing research data to advance the campus research enterprise.
Associate Vice President of Corporate Engagement
Nolan will lead a newly created office that will serve as the nexus for the Institute’s entire partner relationship and activity portfolios to strategically shape corporate engagement at Georgia Tech for maximum impact. The office is also tasked with facilitating collaboration efforts across various partner units within Tech.
Vice President of Commercialization
Sivakumar leads the newly established Office of Commercialization, which includes the Office of Technology Licensing and VentureLab, that serves as the central engine that drives commercialization and entrepreneurship efforts across Georgia Tech.