IMR’s Research Enhancement Program provides different funding mechanisms to support novel research at The Ohio State Univeristy Seven research projects were awarded a second year by the IMR in June 2010, for a an additional $287,500 in direct research support from IMR.
2010 IMRG Research Projects:
Multi-Scale Characterization of Battery Materials for Improved Performance
Lead: Sudarsanam Suresh Babu, Industrial, Welding and Systems Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering; Co-Applicants: Bharat Bhushan, Mechanical Engineering; Yann Guezennec, Mechanical Engineering; Giorgio Rizzoni, Mechanical Engineering; Shrikant C. Nagpure (PhD Student), Mechanical Engineering
Metamaterials with Smart Reconfiguration for Broadband RF Antennas
Lead: Marcelo Dapino, Mechanical Engineering; Co-Applicants: Suresh Babu, Industrial Systems Engineering; John Volakis, Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Structure-Property Relationships in Novel Structural Materials
Lead: Katherine Flores, Materials Science and Engineering
Economical Platforms for FET-based Protein Detection to Support Sensor Clinical Translation
Lead: Stephen C. Lee, Biomedical Engineering; Co-Applicant: Paul Berger, Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Use of Electrospun Biomaterials as Carriers of Bone Marrow Derived Stem/Progenitor Cells to Stimulate Tissue Neovascularization
Lead: Nicanor I. Moldovan, Internal Medicine; Co-Applicant: John J. Lannuti, Materials Science and Engineering.
Exploring Electrically Tunable Magnetism in Gd-doped Nitride Quantum Structures
Lead: Roberto C. Myers; Materials Science and Engineering & Electrical Computer Engineering; Co-Applicants: Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin, Physics; Michael Mills, Materials Science and Engineering.
Synthesis of III-V Semiconductor Nanowire Heterostructures Using Metalorganic Chemical Vapor
Lead: Fengyuan Yang, Physics; Co-Applicants: Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin, Physics; Roberto C. Myers, Materials Science and Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering