OSU Wins NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) Award, Establishes the Center for Emergent Materials (CEM)

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Ohio State’s first NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), the Center for Emergent Materials (CEM), has been officially awarded effective September 1, 2008! This award is a major achievement for Ohio State’s materials community since the presence of a MRSEC on campus places OSU in a select group of universities generally acknowledged across the U.S. as the leading …

2008 IMRG Awards Announcement

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Three new research projects and six renewals were awarded by the IMR in July 2008, for a total investment of $382,500. 2008 New IMRG Research Projects Experimental and Computational Study of ALD-grown Dielectrics on III-Nitrides Lead: Siddharth Rajan, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering; Co-Applicant: Wolfgang Windl, Materials Science and Engineering Multi-Scale Characterization of Battery Materials for …

Ohio State Wins Ohio Research Scholars Program Award in Technology

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The Ohio Department of Development has announced that The Ohio State University will receive an Ohio Research Scholars Program award totaling over $18 million to fund its proposal, Technology-Enabling and Emergent Materials. The award funds two endowed Ohio Research Scholars positions for The Ohio State University, a Nanoscale Materials Microscopist and a Molecular Chemist; one Ohio Research Scholar at University …

IMR Facility Grant Awards, February 2008

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Photomodulation of Carbon Nanosponges Lead: Vish Subramaniam, Mechanical Engineering; Co-Applicant: R. Sooryakumar, Physics Fabrication of Essential Experimental Components for Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy (MRFM) Lead: Chris Hammel, Physics Enhance Program on Spintronic Phenomena in Organic-based Materials Lead: Arthur Epstein, Physics; Co-Applicants: Deniz Duman and Mark Murphey, Graduate Students Preparation and Characterization of Ultrasharp Tips for sub-10nm Resolution Optical Microscopy and …

New Faculty Members Arrive Through TIE Cluster-Hire

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The Institute for Materials Research is happy to announce that two new faculty members have joined The Ohio State University as part of the ongoing faculty cluster-hire in computational aspects of multiscale materials modeling. Professor Sudarsanam Suresh Babu recently joined the OSU Industrial, Welding and systems Engineering Department as an Associate Professor. Professor Babu comes to OSU from the Edison …

Institute for Materials Research presents Dr. Robert Chau as the inaugural speaker for the IMR 2007-2008 Colloquia Series

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Dr. Robert Chau is an internationally known and distinguished researcher at Intel Corporation, where he is the Director of Transistor Research and Nanotechnology and an Intel Senior Fellow. He will give a lecture entititled “Research and Advancement in Nanotechnology and Nanoelectronics in the Semiconductor Industry” to be held on Friday August 31, 2007 from 3:00 to 4:00pm in Scott Laboratory …

2007 IMRG Awards Announcement

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The OSU Institute for Materials Research (IMR) announces nine awards for its inaugural Interdisciplinary Materials Research Grants competition. IMR Interdisciplinary Materials Research Grants (IMRGs) are intended to stimulate and advance collaborative and multidisciplinary research in materials-allied fields with the specific goal of generating highly competitive external grant proposals that target large, multi-investigator and center-level opportunities. The nine awarded research projects …

Internal Procedure for MRSEC Proposal Announced

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On April 17, 2007, Associate Vice President for Research Douglas Kniss announced the internal procedure for proposal submissions to the National Science Foundation Materials Research Science and Education (MRSEC) initiative. Due to the highly competitive nature of the MRSEC competition, a process was created to maximize the expertise and strengths of OSU researchers and faculty. The Institute for Materials Research …

IMR Research Enhancement Program Awards Funding for 16 Projects

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The IMR announces its first round of internal grant awards through the IMR Research Enhancement Program. IMR distributed 16 Facility Grant awards totaling almost $40,000. These grants provide funds (up to $2,500) to OSU researchers to cover user fees and associated costs related to conducting materials-allied research. The 16 awards will provide assistance to 25 researchers (faculty and graduate students) …

IMR Facility Grants, February 2007

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Manufacture of Non-Photodefinable Polymer Nanostructures Using Pressure-Assisted Nanopatterning; Lead: Yi Zhao, Biomedical Engineering Superconductivity and Ferromagnetism: Proximity Effects; Lead: Thomas Lemberger, Physics; Co-Applicants: Fengyuan Yang, Physics; Julia Myer, Physics; R. Sooryakumar, Physics Passive Millimeter-Wave Camera Using Monolithic Si-Based Square-Law Detectors for Inclement Weather Piloting and Security Screening; Lead: Paul Berger, Electrical and Computer Engineering Request for IMR Facility Grant to …