Interim Senior Vice President
Randolph L. Moses, PhD, is the interim senior vice president for research at The Ohio State University. In this role, he oversees strategic planning and infrastructure support for the universities $864 million annual basic and applied research program.
Dr. Moses joined the Office of Research in March 2017 as senior associate vice president for research, bringing to the position considerable experience in strategic organizational leadership, a successful record of accomplishment in securing funding and a national perspective on key issues related to research. He has worked to broaden major research initiatives, including playing a role in coordinating Discovery Themes strategies and strengthening partnerships across the university with college deans, college research officers and other university offices. Dr. Moses has played a role in expanding the university’s corporate and industrial research portfolio and strengthening defense and security related research.
Dr. Moses is a professor of electrical and computer engineering. His research focuses on statistical signal processing, including parametric time series analysis, radar signal processing, sensor array processing and sensor networks. He served as associate dean for research in the College of Engineering from 2008 to 2017 providing leadership for the college’s research operations totaling more than $128 million in annual externally funded research expenditures. He cultivated strategic industry partnerships with companies, including Battelle, Honda and GE Aviation, and led the IP and commercialization strategy for the college.
Dr. Moses is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a member of the American Society of Engineering Education. He has recently served on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Engineering Education’s Board of Directors and currently serves on the Scientific Advisory Panel for the Army Research Laboratory. Dr. Moses has published more than 150 technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is the holder of seven patents.
Dr. Moses received his BS, MS and PhD in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He joined the Ohio State faculty in 1985.