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Communications and Marketing

The Office of Research and Innovation's marketing and communications team is poised to help constituents elevate the Virginia Tech brand by promoting research milestones, successes, and discoveries.

Additionally, the team helps the Office of Research and Innovation business and operations to effectively communicate policies, training, guidance, and more to the Virginia Tech research community and beyond. Both efforts work to bolster the university's local, regional, national and international research reputation.

Research and Innovation Marketing and Communications Team

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Lindsey Haugh

Senior Director

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Kathy Acosta

Graphic Designer

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Bobby Hash

Digital Media Specialist

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Travis Williams


Writer / Editor

Research Institute Communicators

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Lexi Clatterbuck



Communications Manager


Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science

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Becca Halm

Communications Specialist    

Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment

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Eric Holbrook

Associate Director of Communications and Marketing

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

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Jenise Jacques

Communications Manager

Fralin Life Sciences Institute

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Rodney Kimbangu

Communications Coordinator

Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology

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John Pastor

Senior Director of Communications

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC

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Isabella "Izzy" Rossi

Communications Manager

Virginia Tech National Security Institute

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Will Thomas

Communications and Event Coordinator


Macromolecules Innovation Institute