Ohio State-led QuSTEAM initiative awarded $5 million from NSF to advance quantum science education

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Multi-institutional program will develop a research-based quantum education curriculum   A multidisciplinary, multi-institutional program led by The Ohio State University is taking its next step in its aim to develop a diverse, effective and contemporary quantum-ready workforce by revolutionizing and creating more equitable pathways to quantum science education.   QuSTEAM: Convergence Undergraduate Education in Quantum Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and …

CDME nominated for WayUp’s Top 100 Best Internship Programs List

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The Ohio State University’s Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME) has been nominated for WayUp’s Top 100 Best Internship Programs List. With the nomination, CDME will have the opportunity to earn a spot among the 100 best internship programs in the United States. The final selections will be determined by a panel of industry expert judges and a public …

OSU Materials Week returns with a virtual series showcasing the materials community

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The materials community at The Ohio State University adapted quickly as the pandemic caused by COVID-19 led to shakeup after shakeup to how research and innovative endeavors were achieved.   The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) was quick to adapt to these changes too — in its approaches to research support, strategy and, most recently, celebration.   For more than …

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 …

Shared-use atomic force microscope in Scott Lab to enable new directions in biomedical research

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  A newly installed atomic force microscope (AFM) coupled to a fluorescence light microscope is open for shared use in Scott Laboratory W374 (A/B).   This multi-user facility is home to a state-of-the-art Bruker Resolve AFM, enabling novel applications in imaging, analyzing and manipulating matter at the nanoscale. Atomic force microscopy enables the imaging and nano-mechanical analysis of most types …

IMR partnership with Tyndall National Institute of Ireland advances international research projects

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  The Ohio State University’s Institute for Materials Research (IMR) has partnered with the Tyndall National Institute of Ireland to initiate a new program to immediately advance international research projects and lay the groundwork for increasing research collaborations between the two entities.   The goal of the Tyndall-IMR Catalyst Program is to stimulate new projects, which build on complementary assets …

New Frontier Center Research Scholar teams welcomed at kick-off event

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The IIT Bombay-Ohio State Frontier Science and Engineering Research Center welcomed its newest cohort of researchers from around the globe during a May kick-off event for projects receiving funding through this year’s round of Frontier Center Research Scholar Grants.   In April, eight collaborative research teams received more than $200,000 in funding from the Frontier Center, a joint research center …

Registration open for DOD 101 for Researchers webinars

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DOD 101 for Researchers The Research Development Office will be offering a webinar to provide researchers with a high-level overview of the Department of Defense as a sponsor of university R&D. Participants will hear from DOD Research Development Specialist Laura Barnes about different branches and offices within DOD that fund research, general tips for building relationships with DOD program officers, …

5/20 Webinar: From Al(Ga)N/GaN to Ga2O3 power switching devices: Status, challenges and perspectives of WBG devices

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Title: From Al(Ga)N/GaN to Ga2O3 power switching devices: Status, challenges and perspectives of WBG devices Speaker: Prof. Joachim Wurfl, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Berlin   When: 10 a.m. Thursday May 20, 2021 Where: Zoom Link   Abstract: Wide bandgap devices are very promising for future electronic systems and energy efficient solutions. This presentation provides an overview on different technologies for power switching devices with a special focus on particular …

IMR Keep Researching Awards recognize outstanding performance through the pandemic

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As the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold, members of the materials community at The Ohio State University stepped up to help ensure the health and safety of fellow Buckeyes, while remaining committed to the university’s mission and supporting research efforts.   These unsung heroes went far beyond expectations, committing countless hours to ongoing research efforts at the Institute for …