CEM Renewal – Now Scheduling IRGs

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The Center for Emergent Materials, Ohio State’s NSF MRSEC program, is beginning the six-year renewal process and is considering Interdisciplinary Research Groups (IRGs) to be included in the renewal submission. More details are available here.

2013 OSU Business Plan Competition – Deadline Nov. 13

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The Center for Entrepreneurship is now accepting applications for the 2013 Ohio State University Business Plan Competition. The goal of the competition is to stimulate and nourish the entrepreneurial spirit in any full-time or part-time Ohio State University student. The OSU Business Plan competition is for graduate and undergraduate students across all areas of study. At least one Ohio State …

OSU Office of Research Announces 2012 Innovators of the Year

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Congratulations to this year’s 2012 Innovators of the Year, including IMR members L.S. Fan and Jessica Winter!  Each year, OSU’s Office of Research recognizes our most successful faculty, staff, and student entrepreneurs with the Innovators of the Year awards.  Last Thursday, OSU Vice President for Research Caroline Whitacre announced this year’s winners after her “State of Research” address, which will …

OSU Chemistry Mack Award Lectures February 9 & 10

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On February 9th and 10th in 1008 Evans Lab, the Department of Chemistry will host the annual Mack Award Lecture. This year represents the 50th anniversary of the Edward Mack Jr Memorial award which is given to a prestigious member of the scientific community who is selected by graduate students. This year’s 50th Mack award recipient is Dr. Sunney Xie …

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 …

David McComb Named New Ohio Research Scholar

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The Materials Science and Engineering department at The Ohio State University recently announced the hire of Professor David McComb, Professor of Nanomaterials, Imperial College London.  Dr. McComb will join OSU’s faculty on October 1, 2011 as an MSE Professor and Ohio Research Scholar in Nanoscale Materials Characterization.  This Ohio Research Scholar position is partially funded through the Ohio Department of …

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 …

New Ohio Research Scholar – Scott Gold – University of Dayton

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The University of Dayton School of Engineering recently announced the hiring of Dr. Scott Gold as an Ohio Research Scholar in Multiscale Composites Processing. This Ohio Research Scholar position is funded by the Technology-Enabling and Emergent Materials award from the Ohio Department of Development through the Ohio Third Frontier Program.  This award created five new Ohio Research Scholars – three …

CEM Offers Research Experiences for Undergraduates

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The Center for Emergent Materials, an NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at Ohio State, is accepting applications for its Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program for the 2010-2011 academic year. Through its Education and Human Resources Development/Diversity (EHRD/D) program, the OSU Center for Emergent Materials will support 9 undergraduates to perform CEM-related research during the academic year. A …

New Ohio Research Scholar – Katrina Cornish

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We are pleased to announce that Katrina Cornish has joined the faculty at OSU’s Horticulture and Crop Science department at OARDC-Wooster as an Ohio Research Scholar and holds an Endowed Chair in Bio-based Emergent Materials.  This key position is one of three Ohio Research Scholars at OSU founded by an Ohio Department of DevelopmentOhio Research Scholars Program award, Technology-Enabling and …