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Associate Deans for Research

Virginia Tech’s Associate Deans for Research serve as key partners and are liaisons to the Office of Research and Innovation’s administrative leadership team. They work closely and collaboratively with staff, students, faculty, and administration in their respective colleges, to foster academic and research excellence.

S. Ansar Ahmed portrait.

S. Ansar Ahmed

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies,
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

Kevin Carlson portrait.

Kevin Carlson

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs,
Pamplin College of Business

Thomas Ewing

Tom Ewing

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research,
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Keith Goyne portrait.

Keith Goyne

Associate Dean for Research,
College of Natural Resources and Environment

Ginny Pannabecker portrait.

Ginny Pannabecker

Assistant Dean and Director,
Research Collaboration and Engagement
University Libraries

Randy Heflin portrait.

Randy Heflin

Associate Dean for Research,
College of Science

Saied Mostaghimi portrait.

Saied Mostaghimi

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies,
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Pamela VandeVord portrait.

Pamela VandeVord

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies,
College of Engineering

Yang Zhang portrait.

Yang Zhang

Associate Dean for Research,
College of Architecture and Urban Studies