Jung-Hyun Kim, industry partners receive nearly $2.5M DOE award to advance EV technology

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  Jung-Hyun Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, received with partners Nexceris and Navitas a nearly $2.5-million grant from the Department of Energy to develop cathode materials for the next generation of electric vehicle batteries.   The project, “Cobalt-free LNMTO spinel cathode materials,” is one of 42 research projects sponsored through the Department of Energy …

Ghalichechian earns NSF CAREER Award for next-gen millimeter wave communications

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  New research at The Ohio State University could help lead to a new generation of radio frequency devices capable of advancing space communications, smart phones and even self-driving cars.   The point is about rethinking the entire design and make-up of the materials used to make such devices, from the ground up.   For his efforts in this realm, …

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.   …

Defense funding to enhance Engineering research capabilities

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Materials Science and Engineering Professor David McComb and Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Paul Berger earned federal grants for laboratory equipment useful in advancing national defense research.   The Department of Defense (DoD) recently announced awards to 175 university researchers at 91 institutions in 36 states, totaling $53 million through the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). The program augments …

Top 10 posters showcasing research at Ohio State awarded during 2018 OSU Materials Week

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Click a thumbnail to view awardees with Ohio State Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce McPheron. More than a hundred student and postdoctoral researchers at The Ohio State University came together to share their work in materials-allied fields with researchers from across the country at a two-day series of poster sessions during 2018 OSU Materials Week, held May 8 to …

Ohio State researchers compete in Three Minute Thesis at 2018 OSU Materials Week

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  How much time would you need to explain your dissertation, from the painstakingly crafted proposal to collected data, findings, and conclusion? According to the University of Queensland, an 80,000-word thesis requires about nine hours to present.   Master’s and doctoral students from The Ohio State University who took the stage May 8 during the opening of 2018 OSU Materials …

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 …

Defense-funded research will advance electronic materials, additive manufacturing

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Engineering faculty representing several disciplines soon will receive Department of Defense (DoD) funding to accelerate important research and training of graduate students. The Ohio State College of Engineering research teams have received two of the 24 Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) awards recently announced.   Neal A. Smith Endowed Chair Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Steven A. Ringel, Electrical and …

Graduate students challenged to present three-minute theses at OSU Materials Week

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How much time would you need to explain your dissertation, from the painstakingly crafted proposal to collected data, findings, and conclusion? According to the University of Queensland, an 80,000-word thesis requires about nine hours to present.   Master’s and doctoral students taking the stage at 2018 OSU Materials Week, however, won’t have a second past the three-minute mark.   On …