Creativity and Innovation

Creativity and Innovation

Our team melds the exploration of innovative technologies and the design of creative experiences with best practices for developing impact-driven and meaningful outcomes and solutions.

Creativity and Innovation, Destination Areas, Virginia Tech

Creativity and Innovation, Destination Areas, Virginia Tech
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Faculty Recruitment

Over the next five years, Virginia Tech is strategically investing in hiring innovative and collaborative faculty to advance its vision to grow beyond boundaries as a premier 21st-century global land-grant institution through our Destination Areas initiative. 

 Creativity and Innovation is looking for new faculty to join our team. 

Creativity and Innovation (C&I) builds and strengthens creative communities, supports economic development, and enhances quality of life through self-sustaining and entrepreneurial activities.

Truly transdisciplinary, Creativity & Innovation draws students, faculty, and external partners from a broad range of disciplines.

A sample of the university departments represented in C&I includes: Architecture, Arts (Art, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theatre), Business (Marketing, Management), Communication, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Design, Education, Engineering, History, and Science (Chemistry).

Stakeholder Committee

  • Ed Dorsa
    Program Manager
  • Anna Marion Bieri
    College of Science
  • Rosemary Blieszner
    College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • Doug Bowman
    College of Engineering
  • Ivica Ico Bukvic
    College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • Kevin Carlson
    Pamplin College of Business
  • Kevin Conncannon
    College of Architecture and Urban Studies
  • Eloise Coupey
    Pamplin College of Business
  • Rafael Davalos
    College of Engineering
  • Rob Gourdie
    Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
  • Aki Ishida
    College of Architecture and Urban Studies
  • James Ivory
    College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • Jason Johnson
    Division of Student Affairs
  • Brook Kennedy
    College of Architecture and Urban Studies
  • Earl Kline
    College of Natural Resources and Environment
  • Ben Knapp
    Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology
  • Jack Lesko
    College of Engineering
  • Derick Maggard
    Pamplin College of Business
  • Tom Martin
    College of Engineering
  • Brian Mathews
    Libraries
  • Lisa McNair
    College of Engineering
  • Todd Ogle
    Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies
  • Simone Paterson
    School of Visual Arts
  • Sanjay Raman
    National Capital Region
  • Lucinda Roy
    College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • Webster Santos
    College of Science
  • Akshay Sharma
    College of Architecture and Urban Studies
  • Patrick Tomlin
    Libraries
  • Matthew Vollmer
    College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • Quinn Warnick
  • Dane Webster
    College of Architecture and Urban Studies
  • Matt Wisnioski
    College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences