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 …

Graduate School announces Spring 2020 Presidential Fellows

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The Ohio State University Graduate School unveiled the Spring 2020 Presidential Fellows.   The Presidential Fellowship is the most prestigious award given by the Graduate School to recognize the outstanding scholarly accomplishments and potential of graduate students entering the final phase of their dissertation research or terminal degree project.   See the full list below. Visit the Graduate School website …

Ohio State researchers explore manufacturing alternatives for critical COVID-19 supplies

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  The Institute for Materials Research(IMR) is again teaming up with centers and institutes across The Ohio State University to rapidly respond to shortages of swabs used in testing for the causative agent of COVID-19.   Led by IMR, researchers from the Center for Design Manufacturing Excellence (CDME), Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center …

Shamsul Arafin receives NSF EAGER award

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Shamsul Arafin, an assistant professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), was awarded a one-year, $165,999 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund exploratory research that could advance future quantum technologies.   Arafin joined ECE in 2018, hired through The Ohio State University’s Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability Discovery Theme, operated by the Institute for Materials Research (IMR). …

IMR Director of Innovation Jay Sayre receives OSEP award to support university sustainability goals

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Jay Sayre, the Director of Innovation at the Institute for Materials Research (IMR) and Research Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, will soon receive funding allowing researchers at The Ohio State University a new route in developing solutions to some of the most pressing challenges of sustainability.   The one-year, $25,000 award from Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP) will …