IMR Receives $400,000 Research Grant from Alcoa Foundation

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We are pleased to announce that the Institute for Materials Research is the recipient of a $400,000 grant by The Alcoa Foundation in support of innovative research in lightweight vehicle structures by Ohio State faculty and students. Professors Glenn Daehn, Materials Science and Engineering, and Anthony Luscher, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, will lead this project in design and manufacturing technologies …

IMR Collaborates on Three New OTF Photovoltaics Programs

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The Ohio Third Frontier Commission announced $14 million in new funding of advanced energy sector awards last week, and we are excited to report that The Ohio State University Institute for Materials Research is a central collaborator on three of the five Photovoltaics Program Awards for fiscal year 2011.  GreenField Solar Corporation in Oberlin, Ohio will use its $1 million …

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 …

IMR Awards First Industry Challenge Grant to Dennis Bong, Chemistry

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The Ohio State University Institute for Materials Research (IMR) announces its first IMR Industry Challenge Grant awarded to Dr. Dennis Bong, Assistant Professor of Chemistry.  Dr. Bong will receive $20,000 in cost share from IMR to supplement his project Synthesis of amphiphilic core-shell latex emulsions from soy proteins and delivery of corrosion inhibitors and biocides for coatings application, an externally …

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 …