INNOVATE-O-thon offers students experience, exposure to career possibilities

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  When one of Josiah Campbell’s professors at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) told him about an opportunity to take part in the most recent INNOVATE-O-thon at The Ohio State University, he didn’t hesitate to jump at the chance.   “I couldn’t just let it pass me by,” he said.   Campbell recently reflected on his experience as one of …

Students at INNOVATE-O-thon explore potential value of self-driving shuttles on Ohio State’s campus

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  Columbus residents and visitors now have the chance to ride Ohio’s first self-driving shuttles.   The Smart Circuit shuttles began humming their way along the Scioto Mile in Downtown Columbus on Dec. 10. The low-speed, electric vehicles make stops at COSI, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Bicentennial Park and Smart Columbus Experience Center. The service offers free rides to …

Upcoming INNOVATE-O-thon with DriveOhio to identify how autonomous shuttles could meet transportation needs on campus

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With self-driving shuttles already deployed along the downtown Scioto Mile loop, the drive toward smart mobility in Columbus is only gaining speed.   And the Institute for Materials Research (IMR) and DriveOhio are hosting an opportunity for undergraduate students at The Ohio State University to help pave the way for on-campus autonomous and connected vehicles at the upcoming INNOVATE-O-thon, running …

Princeton professor Robert Cava presents ‘tour de force’ talk on superconductivity at latest Distinguished Lecture Series

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  As quickly as renowned materials chemist Robert J. Cava could be introduced, space within the main seminar room of the Physics Research Building had reduced to standing room only.   Cava’s presentation of “Superconductivity: Where we are and where we are going,” at The Ohio State University on Oct. 30 drew students, researchers and faculty members from a wide …

IMR Distinguished Lecture Series to present Princeton University professor Robert J. Cava

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The Institute for Materials Research is thrilled to announce Robert J. Cava, Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry at Princeton University, will present at the upcoming installment of its Distinguished Lecture Series.   Cava’s lecture, “Superconductivity: Where we are and where we are going,” will be held Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at 1 p.m. at 1080 Physics Research Building (Smith …

IMR welcomes new faculty members at Innovation Lab event

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  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 …

CERF 2018 event bridges the industry-student gap

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Student researchers from the ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL) at The Ohio State University shared their work on cutting-edge electromagnetics and radio frequency research with representatives from some of the top industries in the country at the 9th-annual CERF Technical Meeting and Affiliates Dinner.   CERF, or the Consortium on Electromagnetics and Radio Frequencies, is an alliance allowing ESL faculty, researchers and …

Girl Scouts join Ohio State engineers for sustainable energy event

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  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 …

2018 OSU Materials Week Review

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) welcomed one of its largest gatherings of professors, researchers and visitors to The Ohio State University for its 10th-annual OSU Materials Week.   Each spring, students and researchers from within and outside academia around the world share their work at the IMR event. The goal is to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and celebrate developments in …

Top 10 posters showcasing research at Ohio State awarded during 2018 OSU Materials Week

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Click a thumbnail to view awardees with Ohio State Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce McPheron. More than a hundred student and postdoctoral researchers at The Ohio State University came together to share their work in materials-allied fields with researchers from across the country at a two-day series of poster sessions during 2018 OSU Materials Week, held May 8 to …