The Ohio State Institute for Materials Research coordinates the IMR Colloquia Series during the academic year and OSU Materials Week, an annual materials conference, each May. Click on the links to learn more about Materials Week, IMR Colloquia, and other materials-related events at Ohio State. Check this page regularly for updated information on these events and upcoming workshops.

OSU Materials Week

2019 OSU Materials Week – the 11th annual showcase of materials-allied research at The Ohio State University and beyond – will be held May 7-9, 2019 at the Blackwell Inn & Conference Center on Ohio State’s main campus.


INNOVATE-O-thon is a real-world, experiential learning program that connects Ohio State students with companies wanting better access to the university and undergraduates through externship opportunities.

Distinguished Lecture Series

The Distinguished Lecture Series brings world renowned materials researchers to share the latest developments in materials-allied fields and discuss their research with Ohio State students, faculty and staff.