Associate VP, Natural Sciences and Engineering
As associate vice president for research-natural sciences and engineering, Orr supports the research efforts of faculty in disciplines of natural sciences and engineering. He also serves as a liaison to the schools and departments in these disciplines, and will collaborate with other members of the OVPR Leadership Team in fostering interdisciplinary initiatives.
Orr, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics, also provides support for several OVPR units and programs, including the Michigan Institute for Data Science, the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering and Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research and the Michigan Sea Grant program. His research focuses on the study of surfaces and structures using ultra-microscopies.