Ohio State-led research team receives $2.2 million grant for transformational energy project

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Researchers at The Ohio State University are leading a project recently awarded $2.2 million from the Department of Energy to develop gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor materials suitable for high-voltage power control and conversion.   The project, “GaN MOCVD Growth on Native Substrates for High Voltage (15-20 kV) Vertical Power Devices,” is one of 12 projects receiving $35 million in funding …

From natural rubber to medical glove: CFAES research team’s creation fends off allergies, blocks radiation

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IMR member Katrina Cornish, an Ohio Research Scholar and Endowed Chair in Bio-based Emergent Materials at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), and her team were recently highlighted by both Ohio State News and The Ohio State University’s student newspaper, The Lantern.   Her team created the first medical glove that meets federal guidelines and blocks radiation …

IMR offering grant development support to researchers interested in upcoming NSF opportunity

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) encourages faculty members interested in submitting an NSF Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) proposal to reach out to the institute’s grants developer with inquiries. IMR will host an open house Dec. 6 at Nanotech West Laboratory, on West Campus, to offer more information about the proposal development process to researchers …

IMR’s Steven Ringel awarded title of Distinguished University Professor

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  The Ohio State University awarded Steven Ringel, a faculty member in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), the permanent title of Distinguished University Professor in appreciation of his teaching, research and service at the university.   Ohio State Board of Trustees conferred the appointment during its Aug. 31 meeting, bestowing Ringel the university’s highest honor given to faculty members.   …

Research tours roll on as Morley Stone visits Nanotech West Lab

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  Morley Stone, the new senior vice president for research at The Ohio State University, continued his weekly rounds of introductions to the land-grant university’s varied academic spaces Aug. 16 with a tour of the Nanotech West Laboratory.   Stone joined the Office of Research leadership team this month after serving as chief technology officer at the Air Force Research …

ECE and IMR Communications Specialist awarded for outstanding service

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  Communications specialist Ryan Horns was recognized by the College of Engineering for his effort to help shine a spotlight on students and faculty research achievements, while spreading engineering education and knowledge to the public at large.   The Engineering Staff Advisory Committee awarded Horns the Outstanding Service “Above and Beyond Award” during its annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon on April …