ECE alumnus and professor joins Office of Research
Randy Moses joined the university's Office of Research as senior associate vice president for research in 2017.An alumnus and professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at The Ohio State University,
In this role, Moses assists in providing strategic oversight for the university’s expanding research enterprise. His role is to broaden major research initiatives, including coordinating Discovery Themes strategies, and strengthening partnerships across the university with college deans, college research officers and other university offices.
The alumnus also works to enhance the university’s corporate and industrial research portfolio, as well as strengthen defense- and security-related research. His position represents an expansion of the capability of the Office of Research and enables the growth of the university’s research institutes and core laboratories.
Moses brings to this position considerable experience in strategic organizational leadership, a successful track record in securing funding, and a national perspective on key issues related to research. He is currently an ECE professor and served as the associate dean for research in the College of Engineering since 2008. In that role, he led the research endeavors of over 950 faculty and staff, oversaw the college’s research operations totaling more than $128 million in annual research expenditures and grew strategic industry partnerships with companies such as Battelle, Honda and GE Aviation. He also led the IP and commercialization strategy for the college.
Moses received his BS, MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech. He joined Ohio State in 1985.