R. Scott Osborne
As head of the Corporate Engagement Office, Scott is responsible for strategic partnerships, technology commercialization and economic development. He facilitates strategic, mutually beneficial relationships between the university and outside businesses and organizations.
With experience in research, commercialization and business development, Scott has deep connections in both the public sector and industry.
He joined the university in 2013 as director of research operations for the College of Engineering and has been the college's assistant dean for research since February 2017. In previous roles, Scott was director of business development at BioOhio for six years and held management positions at Battelle and Abbott Laboratories, among other companies.
Scott holds an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and a master's degree in biomedical engineering from Washington University.