OSU Named Center of Excellence in Enabling Technologies: Advanced Materials and Sensors

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This morning Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric Fingerhut announced Ohio’s five Centers of Excellence in Enabling Technologies: Advanced Materials and Sensors. We are proud to report that The Ohio State University has been named one of the five Centers, specifically a Center of Excellence in Materials, Manufacturing Technologies, and Nanotechnology. This year-long effort was …

CEM Announces New Proto-IRG Seed Grants

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IMR has partnered with the Center for Emergent Materials (CEM) – The Ohio State University’s NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center – and the Center for Electronic & Magnetic Nanoscale Composite Multifunctional Materials (ENCOMM) to offer a new seed funding opportunity, the Proto-IRG (Interdisciplinary Research Group) Seed Grants program managed by the CEM. The following announcement is from the …

OSU Team Wins NSF MRI Competition

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A team of OSU researchers has won an NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award for the acquisition of a hybrid diamond/nitride synthesis cluster tool for studies of wide bandgap semiconductors. The team of researchers spans two colleges and three departments including Physics (Prof. Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin, CME, PI on the proposal*; Prof. Fengyuan Yang, CME; Prof. Harris Kagan, HEPX), Electrical and …

OSU Wins NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) Award, Establishes the Center for Emergent Materials (CEM)

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Ohio State’s first NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), the Center for Emergent Materials (CEM), has been officially awarded effective September 1, 2008! This award is a major achievement for Ohio State’s materials community since the presence of a MRSEC on campus places OSU in a select group of universities generally acknowledged across the U.S. as the leading …

Ohio State Wins Ohio Research Scholars Program Award in Technology

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The Ohio Department of Development has announced that The Ohio State University will receive an Ohio Research Scholars Program award totaling over $18 million to fund its proposal, Technology-Enabling and Emergent Materials. The award funds two endowed Ohio Research Scholars positions for The Ohio State University, a Nanoscale Materials Microscopist and a Molecular Chemist; one Ohio Research Scholar at University …

IMR Submits Advanced Materials Proposal to ODOD Ohio Research Scholars Program

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On February 4, the Institute for Materials Research submitted a full proposal to the Ohio Department of Development Technology Division in response to its RFP for an Ohio Research Scholars Program (ORSP) in Advanced Materials. The proposal, “Technology-Enabling and Emergent Materials,” requested a total of $35 million from the state to help fund eight endowed research scholar faculty positions. If …

Internal Procedure for MRSEC Proposal Announced

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On April 17, 2007, Associate Vice President for Research Douglas Kniss announced the internal procedure for proposal submissions to the National Science Foundation Materials Research Science and Education (MRSEC) initiative. Due to the highly competitive nature of the MRSEC competition, a process was created to maximize the expertise and strengths of OSU researchers and faculty. The Institute for Materials Research …

IMR Research Enhancement Program Awards Funding for 16 Projects

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The IMR announces its first round of internal grant awards through the IMR Research Enhancement Program. IMR distributed 16 Facility Grant awards totaling almost $40,000. These grants provide funds (up to $2,500) to OSU researchers to cover user fees and associated costs related to conducting materials-allied research. The 16 awards will provide assistance to 25 researchers (faculty and graduate students) …

IMR Facility Grants, February 2007

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Manufacture of Non-Photodefinable Polymer Nanostructures Using Pressure-Assisted Nanopatterning; Lead: Yi Zhao, Biomedical Engineering Superconductivity and Ferromagnetism: Proximity Effects; Lead: Thomas Lemberger, Physics; Co-Applicants: Fengyuan Yang, Physics; Julia Myer, Physics; R. Sooryakumar, Physics Passive Millimeter-Wave Camera Using Monolithic Si-Based Square-Law Detectors for Inclement Weather Piloting and Security Screening; Lead: Paul Berger, Electrical and Computer Engineering Request for IMR Facility Grant to …

Ohio State Awarded Third Frontier Funding for Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization

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On December 15, 2006 the Ohio Third Frontier program announced the award for the new Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization (PVIC). This new center will include two major hubs of photovoltaic (solar cell) research, development, and commercialization activities located at the University of Toledo and The Ohio State University. PVIC activities will involve the efforts of over twenty …