Ohio State researchers compete in Three Minute Thesis at 2018 OSU Materials Week

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  How much time would you need to explain your dissertation, from the painstakingly crafted proposal to collected data, findings, and conclusion? According to the University of Queensland, an 80,000-word thesis requires about nine hours to present.   Master’s and doctoral students from The Ohio State University who took the stage May 8 during the opening of 2018 OSU Materials …

Graduate students challenged to present three-minute theses at OSU Materials Week

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How much time would you need to explain your dissertation, from the painstakingly crafted proposal to collected data, findings, and conclusion? According to the University of Queensland, an 80,000-word thesis requires about nine hours to present.   Master’s and doctoral students taking the stage at 2018 OSU Materials Week, however, won’t have a second past the three-minute mark.   On …

Renowned UT Dallas professor discusses high-k gate dielectrics at IMR Distinguished Lecturer Series

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  Robert M. Wallace of the University of Texas at Dallas brought decades of experience in the fields of physics and materials science to students and faculty at The Ohio State University on March 27 during IMR’s annual Distinguished Lecturer Series.   Wallace is a renowned professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Erik Jonsson Distinguished Chair in the School …

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 …

Fulbright Week encourages future scholars and students, celebrates past recipients

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On Monday, The Ohio State University kicked off its ninth annual Fulbright Week: five days of on-campus workshops, information sessions and open houses to inform faculty and students about opportunities available through the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.   Ohio State is a top Fulbright grant producing institution, with nine Fulbright Scholars and 10 Fulbright Students in the …

Panel at KEEN partnership launch discusses impact of entrepreneurial engineering

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  The Ohio State University recently celebrated its partnership with the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) at a launch party hosted by the Department of Engineering Education.   Last summer, Ohio State became the newest member to join the KEEN network of thousands of engineering faculty aiming to equip students with a more entrepreneurial mindset by transforming institutions and curriculums. …

Sustainability and student engagement intersect at INNOVATE-O-thon

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  The Ohio State University’s energy partner ENGIE challenged students to help achieve one goal: improve energy efficiency through positive behavioral changes on campus.   The students accepted.   During the latest INNOVATE-O-thon event, nearly 50 undergraduate students from varying disciplines came together, from Feb. 9 to 11 at the Institute for Materials Research (IMR) Innovation Lab on Kinnear Road, …

Save the Date: October 12, Distinguished Lecturer Wayne D. Kaplan

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  The OSU Institute for Materials Research Distinguished Lecturer Series continues with a lecture given by Wayne D. Kaplan from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. The talk is titled “The Influence of Fields and Dopants on Grain Boundary Mobility”. It will take place in Scott Lab E100, 201 W. 19th Ave, on October 12, 2017 from 2 p.m. …

Did you miss out on OSU Materials Week?

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  Don’t worry! Check out the “Materials Week in Review” to see the highlights of Materials Week. And if you couldn’t make it to the Three Minute Thesis competition, check out the awesome student finalists who presented during Materials Week. Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ) whereby PhD students have …