Trustees approve $3M for design of the Energy Advancement and Innovation Center

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  The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved on Friday $3 million for design of a building that will help anchor an envisioned innovation district in the university’s west campus.   The Energy Advancement and Innovation Center will be a hub where Ohio State faculty members, students, alumni, ENGIE researchers, local entrepreneurs and industry experts work together on the …

Ohio State-led research team receives $2.2 million grant for transformational energy project

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Researchers at The Ohio State University are leading a project recently awarded $2.2 million from the Department of Energy to develop gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor materials suitable for high-voltage power control and conversion.   The project, “GaN MOCVD Growth on Native Substrates for High Voltage (15-20 kV) Vertical Power Devices,” is one of 12 projects receiving $35 million in funding …

Ohio State faculty team up on $2.75 million award to enable nuclear nonproliferation research

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An interdisciplinary team at The Ohio State University will spearhead a research thrust area within a new consortium focused on nuclear nonproliferation.   The National Nuclear Security Administration, overseen by the U.S. Department of Energy, has established the consortium with the goal of strengthening the nation’s nuclear security.   Ohio State’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Department of …

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

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  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 …

Ohio State joins $42M DOE project for innovative buildings research

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The Ohio State University was named among the funding recipients in a recently announced U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) $42 million project to support innovative residential and commercial building technologies for energy efficiency.   As part of the overall program, Ohio State Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Hongping Zhao is set to lead an almost $600,000 project for the research proposal “High Efficiency InGaN …

Ghalichechian earns NSF CAREER Award for next-gen millimeter wave communications

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  New research at The Ohio State University could help lead to a new generation of radio frequency devices capable of advancing space communications, smart phones and even self-driving cars.   The point is about rethinking the entire design and make-up of the materials used to make such devices, from the ground up.   For his efforts in this realm, …

ENCOMM hosts 2019 OSU Materials Research Seed Grants panel discussion

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Please join us today for the 2019 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Panel Discussion.   Panelists will include Tyler Grassman, Jay Gupta, Vicky Doan-Nguyen, and Josh Goldberger.   Wednesday, December 5, 2018 4:15-5:15 PM, room 4138 Physics Research Building     2019 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Request for Proposals We are pleased to announce the 2019 OSU Materials Research …

IMR offering grant development support to researchers interested in upcoming NSF opportunity

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) encourages faculty members interested in submitting an NSF Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) proposal to reach out to the institute’s grants developer with inquiries.   IMR will host an open house Dec. 6 at Nanotech West Laboratory, on West Campus, to offer more information about the proposal development process to …

ODEE highlights Ohio Manufacturing Institute podcast

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The Office of Distance Education and eLearning highlighted the Ohio Manufacturing Institute’s Manufacturing Now podcast series for International Podcast Day.   The podcast series regularly pushes the ongoing and integral conversation about the future of manufacturing and new technologies to center stage.   Podcast host Kathryn Kelley, executive director of the Ohio Manufacturing Institute, recently sat down with Bronson Jones, …

IMR’s Steven Ringel awarded title of Distinguished University Professor

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  The Ohio State University awarded Steven Ringel, a faculty member in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), the permanent title of Distinguished University Professor in appreciation of his teaching, research and service at the university.   Ohio State Board of Trustees conferred the appointment during its Aug. 31 meeting, bestowing Ringel the university’s highest honor given to faculty members.   …