Vice President for Research; Executive Director of the University of Dayton Research Institute: John Leland
For more than 100 years, the University of Dayton has been at the forefront of advanced research. With more than $117 million in sponsored engineering research, rigorous academic investigation through more than 40 centers and institutes, and partnerships within the Dayton community and around the globe, the University of Dayton continues to pave the way to a better world.
The University of Dayton is No. 1 among Catholic universities for sponsored engineering research and development and No. 2 nationally for federally funded materials research and development.