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 …

IMR Executive Director Steven Ringel named 2018 Distinguished University Professor

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Steven Ringel is rarely at a loss for words.   But Ringel, a faculty member in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) for the past 27 years, found himself uncharacteristically taken aback Monday morning, while surrounded by his colleagues and family in a Dreese Laboratories lecture room. He had just learned he was named a 2018 Distinguished University Professor, in recognition …

Fulbright Week encourages future scholars and students, celebrates past recipients

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On Monday, The Ohio State University kicked off its ninth annual Fulbright Week: five days of on-campus workshops, information sessions and open houses to inform faculty and students about opportunities available through the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.   Ohio State is a top Fulbright grant producing institution, with nine Fulbright Scholars and 10 Fulbright Students in the …

MAE associate professor Carlos Castro receives Fulbright grant

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Carlos Castro, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is set to spend this summer conducting research in Dublin, Ireland, after being named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant winner.   The prestigious and highly competitive funding award helps continue strengthening international research ties at The Ohio State University.   Castro, a member of Ohio State’s Institute for Materials Research, …

2017 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Awards

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We are pleased to announce that after a thorough internal and external review process, 8 awards have been made to fund exceptionally promising, innovative materials research on campus through the 2017 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program.   These awards total $360,000 in internal research funding to 17 Ohio State researchers from 8 departments in two colleges. The program was …

Did you miss out on OSU Materials Week?

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  Don’t worry! Check out the “Materials Week in Review” to see the highlights of Materials Week. And if you couldn’t make it to the Three Minute Thesis competition, check out the awesome student finalists who presented during Materials Week. Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ) whereby PhD students have …

2017 Distinguished Scholar Awardees Include 3 IMR Members

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Congratulations to Len Brillson (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Bill Marras (Integrated Systems Engineering), and Claudia Turro (Chemistry and Biochemistry) on this honor – three of the six Ohio State faculty members recognized with a 2017 Distinguished Scholar Award!