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 Names Three Associate Directors

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) has named three OSU colleagues as Associate Directors with appointments beginning March 1, 2007. Malcolm Chisholm, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Robert Davis, Director of the Nanotech West Laboratories, and Michael Mills, the Taine G. MacDougal Professor of Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering have all agreed to …

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 …

Ohio State Awarded Third Frontier Funding for Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization

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On December 15, 2006 the Ohio Third Frontier program announced the award for the new Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization (PVIC). This new center will include two major hubs of photovoltaic (solar cell) research, development, and commercialization activities located at the University of Toledo and The Ohio State University. PVIC activities will involve the efforts of over twenty …

IMR Awarded Funding through Ohio State’s Targeted Investments in Excellence Program (TIE)

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The IMR is a central part of the Advanced Materials Initiative, one of ten proposals selected for support by OSU’s Targeted Investments in Excellence Program (TIE) in 2006. The TIE supports ten “high-impact initiatives” capable of achieving the university’s academic plan to move Ohio State into the top tier of America’s public research universities. The Advanced Materials Initiative’s objective is …