Welcome to the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research & chief technology officer
Georgetown University is dedicated to conducting nationally and globally significant research that fosters greater insight and cross-cultural understanding, and addresses some of today’s critical societal challenges.
The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research advances and supports Georgetown University by fostering an inter-disciplinary, multi-institutional research environment that addresses complex, global issues affecting human health, security and sustainability.
Our core mission is to:
- Create/foster the development of new core capabilities and technology platforms
- Develop new (often unconventional) partnerships, and
- Experiment, foster and develop new research environment(s) that offer the opportunity to conduct highly-integrative research.
Headed by Dr. Spiros Dimolitsas, the Senior Vice President for Research & Chief Technology Officer, our office oversees and supports Georgetown’s development of innovative alliances and partnerships with industry, universities, and national laboratories, working collaboratively with leaders across the University to promote research, secure investments in University-based programs, and oversee multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional research programs.
We understand the importance of a multidisciplinary, integrative and open-innovation approach to research, which is reflected in our wide scope and diversity of disciplines and organizations contributing to our research domains of interest. Our approach to research, since the time of our establishment, is one of the distinguishable characteristics of our office.
Browse through the tabs on your left to learn more about our office and our current research projects.