Ohio State joins $42M DOE project for innovative buildings research

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The Ohio State University was named among the funding recipients in a recently announced U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) $42 million project to support innovative residential and commercial building technologies for energy efficiency.   As part of the overall program, Ohio State Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Hongping Zhao is set to lead an almost $600,000 project for the research proposal “High Efficiency InGaN …

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, …

ENCOMM hosts 2019 OSU Materials Research Seed Grants panel discussion

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Please join us today for the 2019 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Panel Discussion.   Panelists will include Tyler Grassman, Jay Gupta, Vicky Doan-Nguyen, and Josh Goldberger.   Wednesday, December 5, 2018 4:15-5:15 PM, room 4138 Physics Research Building     2019 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Request for Proposals We are pleased to announce the 2019 OSU Materials Research …

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 …

ODEE highlights Ohio Manufacturing Institute podcast

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The Office of Distance Education and eLearning highlighted the Ohio Manufacturing Institute’s Manufacturing Now podcast series for International Podcast Day.   The podcast series regularly pushes the ongoing and integral conversation about the future of manufacturing and new technologies to center stage.   Podcast host Kathryn Kelley, executive director of the Ohio Manufacturing Institute, recently sat down with Bronson Jones, …

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.   …

IMR members win two Harrison Faculty Awards for Excellence

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For the first time, two faculty in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University received the Harrison Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education.   The winners, Associate Professor Siddharth Rajan and Professor Roberto Myers, are both faculty in electrical and computer engineering (ECE) and material science engineering (MSE) within the Institute for Materials Research at Ohio State.   Established in 1982, this is the first …

Ohio State selects Morley Stone to lead Office of Research

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The Ohio State University announced Thursday it named Morley O. Stone as the new senior vice president for research.   Stone will join Ohio State’s Office of Research leadership team after serving as chief technology officer at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) in Dayton, Ohio.   Stone will serve an integral role in …

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 …