Ohio State establishes new education and research center for advanced semiconductor fabrication

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CAFE will be operated at Ohio State by the Institute for Materials Research   The Ohio State University will lead a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary education and research center to advance the fabrication and development of semiconductors and next-generation device technologies.   The new center will lay the foundation for a sustained, highly skilled and diverse semiconductor manufacturing workforce by developing comprehensive …

IMR awards 8 projects in Spring 2022 round of Kickstart Facility Grants

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) announced $20,000 in funding to eight projects at The Ohio State University through the Spring 2022 round if its Kickstart Facility Grant Program.   Kickstart Facility Grants are awarded biannually to make shared research facilities at Ohio State more accessible to faculty and staff conducting innovative materials-allied research. Funding helps offset costs of user …

Ohio State establishes Center for Quantum Information Science and Engineering

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The Ohio State University recently announced it is establishing the Center for Quantum Information Science and Engineering (CQISE), building on the momentum around a discipline with far-reaching economic and societal impacts. Quantum information science and engineering is a broadly interdisciplinary field, with the potential to impact the entire STEAM enterprise through the development of new quantum technologies, the exploitation of those …

Ohio State joins $5M Air Force center of excellence to study radiation effects on electronics

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The Ohio State University has joined a multi-institutional partnership selected to lead the Center of Excellence in Radiation Effects by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Air Force Research Lab.   The $5 million, five-year award partners Ohio State, the University of California at Santa Barbara and Vanderbilt University, which leads the program.   The goal …

Frontier Center releases RFPs for new round of Frontier Center Scholar Grants

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The IIT Bombay-Ohio State Frontier Science and Engineering Research Center on March 7 announced its requests for proposals (RFP) for the third round of Frontier Center Scholar Grants.   The Frontier Center builds on complementary research strengths of The Ohio State University and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to impact society through science and technology advancements. The Frontier Center …

IMR releases RFPs for Autumn 2021 Kickstart Facility Grants

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The Ohio State University Institute for Materials Research invites proposals to its Kickstart Facility Grant Program. IMR Kickstart Facility Grants make shared campus research facilities more accessible to demonstrate materials-related research results with the goal of strengthening near-term research proposals for external support. Each Kickstart Facility Grant provides $2,500 to offset the cost of user fees and access fees associated …

CEM, ENCOMM and IMR release RFP for 2021-22 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program

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The OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program leverages resources and best practices of the Center for Emergent Materials (CEM), the Center for Exploration of Novel Complex Materials (ENCOMM), and the Institute for Materials Research (IMR). The result is a unified RFP with Funding Tiers designed to achieve the greatest impact for seeding excellence in materials research of varying scopes, and …

Weekly seminars showcase OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Awards

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Presented by the Center for Emergent Materials (CEM), an NSF MRSEC, the Center for Exploration of Novel COMplex Materials (ENCOMM), and Institute for Materials Research (IMR).   EXPLORATORY MATERIALS RESEARCH GRANT SHOWCASE Five Exploratory Materials Research Grants (EMRGs) were awarded in March of 2021 after a pause to the 2020 OSU Materials Research Seed Grants Program (MRSGP), due to the …

Ohio State-led QuSTEAM initiative awarded $5 million from NSF to advance quantum science education

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Multi-institutional program will develop a research-based quantum education curriculum   A multidisciplinary, multi-institutional program led by The Ohio State University is taking its next step in its aim to develop a diverse, effective and contemporary quantum-ready workforce by revolutionizing and creating more equitable pathways to quantum science education.   QuSTEAM: Convergence Undergraduate Education in Quantum Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and …

New Frontier Center Research Scholar teams welcomed at kick-off event

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The IIT Bombay-Ohio State Frontier Science and Engineering Research Center welcomed its newest cohort of researchers from around the globe during a May kick-off event for projects receiving funding through this year’s round of Frontier Center Research Scholar Grants.   In April, eight collaborative research teams received more than $200,000 in funding from the Frontier Center, a joint research center …