Jung-Hyun Kim, industry partners receive nearly $2.5M DOE award to advance EV technology

ORISadmin Awards, Discovery Themes Initiative

  Jung-Hyun Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, received with partners Nexceris and Navitas a nearly $2.5-million grant from the Department of Energy to develop cathode materials for the next generation of electric vehicle batteries.   The project, “Cobalt-free LNMTO spinel cathode materials,” is one of 42 research projects sponsored through the Department of Energy …

IMR welcomes new faculty members at Innovation Lab event

ORISadmin Discovery Themes Initiative, Events

  The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) welcomed some of the newest faculty members to join The Ohio State University community through the Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability (M&MS) focus area of the Discovery Themes Initiative.   New faculty members briefly presented their research goals on Sept. 20 at this year’s annual M&MS Faculty Fall Social, held at IMR’s Innovation …

Girl Scouts join Ohio State engineers for sustainable energy event

ORISadmin Discovery Themes Initiative, Events, Facilities, Students

  Some members of the Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland recently explored the science behind sustainable energy with engineering staff and students at The Ohio State University.   Girl Scouts attending “Scoping Out Solar Energy” at Ohio State’s Institute for Materials Research (IMR) Nanotech West Lab and Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis (CEMAS) took part in discussions and hands-on …

Student collaboration connects with Discovery Themes at INNOVATE-O-thon

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  The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) cast a wide net to land the diverse collection of students and faculty taking aim during the most recent INNOVATE-O-thon at improving energy efficiency at the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University.   Faculty members hired through different focus areas of the Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative joined nearly 50 students from …