Semiconductor workshop engages academic leaders to assess opportunities, needs in the Midwest

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A multibillion-dollar semiconductor fabrication center in the heart of the Midwest has opened a new opportunity for development, research and jobs, and leaders in higher education want to make sure they can support those opportunities. This week, The Ohio State University, through the Office of Knowledge Enterprise, hosted a two-day workshop with members of some of the leading research universities …

Intel announces $50 million investment in Ohio higher education

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The rendering above shows early plans for two new leading-edge Intel processor factories in Licking County, Ohio. The Ohio State University is among the Ohio educational institutions that will collaborate with Intel and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) on a $100 million investment over the next decade to establish semiconductor manufacturing education partnerships. Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson joined …

Feb. 8: WOSU, Glenn College to present “Dialogue: Gas to Groceries – Why Are We Paying So Much?” with Ned Hill

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Presented by WOSU Public Media and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs Gas to Groceries – Why Are We Paying So Much? Tuesday, Feb. 8 12 – 1 p.m. ET Zoom Webinar Register for Dialogue America’s rate of inflation has hit its highest level in more than 30 years. After decades of only minimal price increases, the annual inflation …

Ohio State supports Intel investment in manufacturing, higher education and leading-edge research

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The rendering above shows early plans for two new leading-edge Intel processor factories in Licking County, Ohio. New chip factories will be largest single private sector investment in Ohio history   The Ohio State University will join institutions of higher education across the state to support Intel’s landmark investment in Ohio.   Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson is set …

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Energy Advancement and Innovation Center

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  A special ceremony at The Ohio State University Friday marked the start of construction for a new hub of energy research and technology incubation. Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson joined National Science Foundation Director Sethuraman Panchanathan; Vice President and Head of Major Partnerships for ENGIE North America Serdar Tufekci and Representatives Joyce Beatty and Troy Balderson for the …

Frontier Center’s first research seminar engages academia, industry and government across US and India

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  During a recent, inaugural two-day set of webinars, the IIT Bombay-Ohio State Frontier Center brought together leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits and government from around the world who are committed to building research and technology collaborations between the U.S. and India.   Talks at the IIT Bombay-Ohio State Frontier Center’s Fall 2021 Research Seminar this fall included leading researchers …

Meet Nanotech West Lab’s newest staff members

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  Nanotech West Laboratory recently welcomed several new staff members to its team on the West Campus of The Ohio State University. Nanotech West Lab is the Institute for Materials Research’s (IMR) core materials research facility and the largest nanofabrication user facility in the state of Ohio.   Dr. Chandan Joishi began working at Nanotech West Lab as a postdoctoral …

Spotlight on Nanotech West Lab student research assistant Yessica Jimenez

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Nanotech West Lab student research assistant Yessica Jimenez, an undergraduate student in Materials Science and Engineering, shares her passion for manufacturing, operations and design in a recent spotlight by her department. Read the full article here. Yessica Jimenez is not familiar with the confines of limitations. She is the epitome of a trailblazer leading the charge among demographics as diverse as …

WestFest 2021 to feature West Campus materials, manufacturing research facilities

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  WestFest, Ohio State’s West Campus Science and Sustainability Festival, will offer live and asynchronous virtual events during this year’s public-engagement event highlighting STEM research, sustainability initiatives and outreach programs at the university.   The event runs Monday, Oct. 11 to Saturday, Oct. 16. This weeklong event will feature more than 20 live virtual programs for all ages, as well …

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 …