INNOVATE-O-thon with Procter & Gamble

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  Undergraduate students at The Ohio State University were recently faced with a deceptively complicated challenge at the Institute for Materials Research’s (IMR) INNOVATE-O-thon event: improve the functionality of a package of baby wipes.   The challenge was set by representatives of Procter & Gamble, which produce Pampers disposable towelettes, during a weekend event at the IMR Innovation Lab at …

Frontier Center Scholars from India find new research opportunities with Ohio State collaborators

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  Five doctoral students from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay came to Ohio State to perform research through the Frontier Center Scholars Program within the IIT Bombay-Ohio State Frontier Science and Engineering Research Center. This center, operated by IMR and IIT Bombay, builds on both institutions’ research strengths to develop and advance research. These doctoral students, also known …

Ohio State chosen as research home for Starlab’s George Washington Carver Science Park Terrestrial Laboratory

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Research will help preserve Ohio’s water quality, improve crop efficiency and enhance animal health   The Ohio State University will serve as the lead partner for the first-ever science park devoted to space research. Voyager Space announced today it has selected a proposal from the university, the State of Ohio, JobsOhio, and One Columbus (“Team Ohio”) to host the terrestrial analog of the George Washington …

Ohio State establishes new education and research center for advanced semiconductor fabrication

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CAFE will be operated at Ohio State by the Institute for Materials Research   The Ohio State University will lead a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary education and research center to advance the fabrication and development of semiconductors and next-generation device technologies.   The new center will lay the foundation for a sustained, highly skilled and diverse semiconductor manufacturing workforce by developing comprehensive …

Frontier Center awards funding to six projects joining researchers from US and India

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The IIT Bombay-Ohio State Frontier Center announced nearly $380,000 in funding to six collaborative research teams through its third round of awards under the Frontier Center Scholars Program.   The IIT Bombay-Ohio State Frontier Science and Engineering Research Center is a joint research center operated by the Institute for Materials Research (IMR) at The Ohio State University and the Indian …

Ohio State’s new research center for advanced manufacturing: What they are saying

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  Federal, state and local leaders celebrate new engineering research center The Ohio State University is leading a multi-institutional engineering research center to develop and deploy revolutionary, intelligent autonomous manufacturing systems and educate a future manufacturing workforce.   This week, the National Science Foundation announced funding for the Hybrid Autonomous Manufacturing, Moving from Evolution to Revolution (HAMMER) Engineering Research Center, for …

Ohio State establishes new research center for advanced manufacturing

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IMR proposal development support assists in $26 million award from the National Science Foundation     The Ohio State University will lead a multi-institutional engineering research center to develop and deploy revolutionary, intelligent autonomous manufacturing systems and educate a future manufacturing workforce. The center will create approaches central to next-generation manufacturing to create jobs, train a diverse workforce and ease …

Ohio State joins 11 Midwest institutions to launch semiconductor-focused network

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The Ohio State University will partner with colleges and universities in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to form the Midwest Regional Network to Address National Needs in Semiconductor and Microelectronics.   The network will collaboratively develop innovative solutions in higher education to best support the onshoring of the advanced semiconductor and microelectronics industry and address the industries’ research and workforce needs. …

IMR welcomes new program assistant Laurie Coyne

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) welcomes Laurie Coyne as its new program assistant. In the position, she will support the administrative operations of the institute and Nanotech West Laboratory on West Campus.   Coyne brings to the institute more than 17 years of administrative support experience. Prior to joining IMR, she worked as an office administrative assistant at the …

IMR supports IIT Bombay’s 2022 Faculty Alumni Network meeting at Ohio State

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  The Ohio State University and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay recently reunited on the Columbus campus for IIT Bombay’s 2022 Faculty Alumni Network (FAN) Meeting. The symposium convened faculty, alumni and delegates of industry and academia from both the U.S. and India to discuss emerging areas of research and develop new collaborations.   This was Ohio State’s first …