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 …

Frontier Center awards more than $200k to collaborative teams joining Ohio State and IIT Bombay researchers

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The IIT Bombay-Ohio State Frontier Center announced more than $200,000 in funding to eight collaborative research teams through its second 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 at The Ohio State University and the Indian …

IMR faculty members among 2021 Distinguished Faculty Award winners

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The College of Engineering recently honored excellence in teaching, innovation and service with its 24th annual Distinguished Faculty Awards.   Among the faculty, researchers and partners recognized for distinguished contributions in several areas were multiple Ohio State faculty members hired through the Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability (M&MS) Discovery Theme, operated by the Institute for Materials Research (IMR).   Vicky …

New research strategy shared by Honda and Ohio State advancing energy innovation

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In its first year, a jointly held research strategy between The Ohio State University and Honda has blossomed into multiple projects advancing next-generation energy systems research.   Ohio State’s Institute for Materials Research (IMR) worked with Honda to focus the research direction for multiple projects and shape the overall strategy to further energy experimentation.   The relationship grew from an …

3D printing innovation at M4 Lab featured on 10TV

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  The newly established Medical Modeling, Materials and Manufacturing Lab (M4 Lab) was recently featured on WBNS-10TV. In the lab, experts work to find innovative engineering solutions for real-world needs in clinical medicine.   The M4 Lab is a hub for innovative approaches to health care and advanced manufacturing techniques that brings together experts from the College of Medicine’s Department …

MSE prof. Carolin Fink’s experiences teaching, mentoring highlighted among faculty efforts during the pandemic

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  Carolin Fink, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering’s welding engineering program, was featured in The Ohio State University’s series “Guidance through a pandemic.”   The article focuses on Fink, hired through the IMR-operated Materials and Manufacturing for Sustainability Discovery Theme program, and her efforts as a mentor to encourage students to continue discovering opportunities …

IMR announces Spring 2021 Kickstart Facility Grant awardees

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) announced $22,500 in funding to nine projects at The Ohio State University through the Spring 2021 round if its Kickstart Facility Grant Program.   Kickstart Facility Grants are awarded biannually to make shared research facilities at Ohio State more accessible to faculty and staff conducting innovative materials-allied research. Funding helps offset costs of user …