INNOVATE-O-thon participant Jen Schlegel’s efforts to improve accessibility featured in the Washington Post

mhuson General, Students

Jen Schlegel, a graduating senior in biomedical engineering, was featured in a Washington Post article shining a light on efforts to improve the accessibility of autonomous vehicles.   Schlegel took part in INNOVATE-O-thon with DriveOhio, an innovation event organized by the Institute for Materials Research (IMR). There, students were challenged to help shape DriveOhio’s technology strategy by imagining a future …

Jen Schlegel receives 2020 President’s Prize

mhuson General, Students

The Ohio State University has selected graduating senior Jen Schlegel as one of two recipients of the 2020 President’s Prize for her dedication to improving people’s lives through the power of accessible educational experiences.   Schlegel is a fifth-year student in biomedical engineering set to graduate from Ohio State in Spring 2020. She and senior Simone Bacon will each receive …

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 …