National Academy of Engineering adds three Buckeyes

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Two Ohio State University professors and a recently retired faculty member have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Class of 2023 in recognition of sustained excellence in innovation and education. Alan Luo, Judit E. Puskas and Longya Xu are among 124 new NAE members, bringing the total U.S. membership to 2,420 and the number of international members …

Ohio State awarded $3.8M grant from U.S. Department of Energy to improve electric vehicle batteries

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Photo: Ohio State News — Front row (l to r): Jose Lorie Lopez (postdoc), Anne Co, Jung Hyun, Jay Sayre. Back row: Marcello, Qingmin Xu (IMR Research Scientist), Navni Verma (IMR Research Engineer), Kari Roth (IMR Innovation Manager). Funding will support the development of more affordable and efficient electric vehicle batteries in America The Department of Energy recently announced that …

MSE: Doan-Nguyen earns prestigious AFOSR Young Investigator Award

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Vicky Doan-Nguyen, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering at The Ohio State University, was awarded a $450,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) through its Young Investigator Research Program (YIP). The Air Force awarded approximately $16.2 million in grants to 36 scientists and engineers from 30 research institutions and small businesses. Doan-Nguyen will work …

Nanotech West Lab’s Aimee Price elected to EIPBN steering committee

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Aimee Price, manager of nanofabrication at Nanotech West Laboratory, has been elected to the EIPBN (Electron, Ion, Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication) steering committee.   The EIPBN international conference is a leading symposium on lithography and nanofabrication. Commonly referred to as “3-beams,” the conference gathers scientists and engineers from academia, government laboratories and industry to discuss electron, ion and photon …

IMR faculty members among 2021 Distinguished Faculty Award winners

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The College of Engineering recently honored excellence in teaching, innovation and service with its 24th annual Distinguished Faculty Awards.   Among the faculty, researchers and partners recognized for distinguished contributions in several areas were multiple Ohio State faculty members hired through the Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability (M&MS) Discovery Theme, operated by the Institute for Materials Research (IMR).   Vicky …

Ohio State News: Glenn Daehn honored for technology commercialization

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Glenn Daehn, the Mars G. Fontana Professor of Metallurgical Engineering at The Ohio State University, has dedicated much of his professional life to impulse manufacturing, a technology that allows new ways of shaping, cutting, joining, and processing materials. He’s also been active in turning his research into commercial products. Daehn’s startup company Applied Impulse, Inc., has licensed seven technologies from Ohio State …

CEM awarded $18M NSF grant to support high-impact, cutting-edge science

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) congratulates The Ohio State University’s Center for Emergent Materials (CEM) on being awarded Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the third time since 2008.   The new six-year, $18 million grant will fund transformative science and complex materials discovery by two multidisciplinary, collaborative groups of …

Through the light: Chowdhury earns $1.05M AFOSR grant to study materials in extremes

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When Enam Chowdhury thinks of the universe, he sees an intense connection between our eyes and the light through which we perceive the universe. A multi-disciplinary assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics and Materials Science Engineering, Chowdhury just earned a boost in research funding to help explore this connection between light and perception. His team of engineers and physicists earned a …

Researchers developing breathalyzer device to detect COVID-19

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A research team at The Ohio State University is developing a breathalyzer device to detect COVID-19.   The device could offer a quick and easy alternative to nasopharyngeal swabs, a more common means to test for the causative agent of COVID-19. Drawing from just a single exhaled breath, the device is designed to enable rapid detection of biomarkers of the …

Engineering grad students, faculty earn state funding to support aerospace research

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Several graduate students and faculty from The Ohio State University College of Engineering have earned 2020 Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) fellowship awards to support their research endeavors. The program—officially known as the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)/Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute (DAGSI) Ohio Student-Faculty Research Fellowship—is funded primarily through DAGSI by the Ohio Board of Regents. It …