FY2010 IMR Facility Grants RFP Released

ORISadmin Awards, Facilities, IMR Grants

The OSU Institute for Materials Research (IMR) has released a Request for Proposals for our FY2010 Facility Grants competitions. IMR Facility Grants are awarded at $2,000 each for 12-month project periods, to assist OSU researchers with facility user access fees and related minor charges.  This fiscal year, IMR will again hold two rounds of Facility Grants competitions with deadlines of October …

2009 Interdisciplinary Materials Research Grants (IMRGs) Awards

ORISadmin Awards, IMR Grants

IMR’s Research Enhancement Program provides different funding mechanisms to support novel research at The Ohio State University.  Five new research projects were awarded by the IMR in June 2009, for a total investment of $225,000.        Metamaterials with Smart Reconfiguration for Broadband RF Antennas Lead: Marcelo Dapino, Mechanical Engineering; Co-Applicants:  Suresh Babu, Industrial Systems Engineering; John Volakis, Electrical …

Facility Grants Awards, Spring 2009

ORISadmin Awards, IMR Grants

Eight new research projects were awarded by the IMR in May 2009, for a total investment of $16,000. The eight projects support 10 faculty researchers from four departments within the College of Engineering and the College of Biological, Mathematical and Physical Sciences. Characterization of TiO2 Nanowires Grown by Thermal Oxidation on Titanium Alloys Lead Investigator: Sheikh Akbar, Materials Science and …

Facility Grants Awards, Winter 2009

ORISadmin Awards, IMR Grants

Ten new research projects were awarded by the IMR in January 2009, for a total investment of $20,000. The ten projects support 13 faculty researchers from seven departments within the College of Engineering and the College of Biological, Mathematical and Physical Sciences Magnetic Force Microscopy of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Biological Systems Lead Investigator: Gunjan Agarwal, Biomedical Engineering ; Co-Investigator: Chris …

IMR Materials Week: September 10-12, 2008

ORISadmin Events, IMR Grants

Our first annual IMR Materials Week will showcase state-of-the-art research in materials at OSU from scientific discovery to engineering applications. This three-day event is offered free of charge to the materials community. 

2008 IMRG Awards Announcement

ORISadmin Awards, IMR Grants

Three new research projects and six renewals were awarded by the IMR in July 2008, for a total investment of $382,500. 2008 New IMRG Research Projects Experimental and Computational Study of ALD-grown Dielectrics on III-Nitrides Lead: Siddharth Rajan, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering; Co-Applicant: Wolfgang Windl, Materials Science and Engineering Multi-Scale Characterization of Battery Materials for …

IMR Facility Grant Awards, February 2008

ORISadmin Awards, IMR Grants

Photomodulation of Carbon Nanosponges Lead: Vish Subramaniam, Mechanical Engineering; Co-Applicant: R. Sooryakumar, Physics Fabrication of Essential Experimental Components for Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy (MRFM) Lead: Chris Hammel, Physics Enhance Program on Spintronic Phenomena in Organic-based Materials Lead: Arthur Epstein, Physics; Co-Applicants: Deniz Duman and Mark Murphey, Graduate Students Preparation and Characterization of Ultrasharp Tips for sub-10nm Resolution Optical Microscopy and …

2007 IMRG Awards Announcement

ORISadmin Awards, IMR Colloquia, IMR Grants

The OSU Institute for Materials Research (IMR) announces nine awards for its inaugural Interdisciplinary Materials Research Grants competition. IMR Interdisciplinary Materials Research Grants (IMRGs) are intended to stimulate and advance collaborative and multidisciplinary research in materials-allied fields with the specific goal of generating highly competitive external grant proposals that target large, multi-investigator and center-level opportunities. The nine awarded research projects …

IMR Research Enhancement Program Awards Funding for 16 Projects

ORISadmin Awards, IMR Grants, Proposals

The IMR announces its first round of internal grant awards through the IMR Research Enhancement Program. IMR distributed 16 Facility Grant awards totaling almost $40,000. These grants provide funds (up to $2,500) to OSU researchers to cover user fees and associated costs related to conducting materials-allied research. The 16 awards will provide assistance to 25 researchers (faculty and graduate students) …

IMR Facility Grants, February 2007

ORISadmin Awards, IMR Grants, Proposals

Manufacture of Non-Photodefinable Polymer Nanostructures Using Pressure-Assisted Nanopatterning; Lead: Yi Zhao, Biomedical Engineering Superconductivity and Ferromagnetism: Proximity Effects; Lead: Thomas Lemberger, Physics; Co-Applicants: Fengyuan Yang, Physics; Julia Myer, Physics; R. Sooryakumar, Physics Passive Millimeter-Wave Camera Using Monolithic Si-Based Square-Law Detectors for Inclement Weather Piloting and Security Screening; Lead: Paul Berger, Electrical and Computer Engineering Request for IMR Facility Grant to …