IMR Submits Advanced Materials Proposal to ODOD Ohio Research Scholars Program

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On February 4, the Institute for Materials Research submitted a full proposal to the Ohio Department of Development Technology Division in response to its RFP for an Ohio Research Scholars Program (ORSP) in Advanced Materials. The proposal, “Technology-Enabling and Emergent Materials,” requested a total of $35 million from the state to help fund eight endowed research scholar faculty positions. If …

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 …

IMR Welcomes Newest Member of Technical Staff – John Carlin

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IMR is pleased to welcome its second IMR Member of Technical Staff, Research Scientist Dr. John Carlin, to our community. John is no stranger to OSU as he is a 2001 PhD graduate who performed research on III-V compound semiconductor epitaxy and device processing during his graduate school days. From 2001-2004 he was a project manager and researcher at Amberwave …

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 …

Battelle Leader Next in IMR Colloquia Series

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The Institute for Materials Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth will serve as the next guest lecturer for the IMR Colloquia series on Thursday, October 25th. Earlier this year, Dr. Wadsworth was named Executive Vice President of Global Operations for Battelle. In this new leadership position, he oversees the management or co-management of six national laboratories. All …

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 …

IMR Sponsors 38 OSU Students at Ohio Nanotechnology Summit

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The Institute for Materials Research helped 38 OSU students to attend the 3rd Ohio Nanotechnology Summit on April 24 and 25, 2007 in Akron. These students presented their research posters at the Summit and attended important workshops and seminars regarding advances in nanotechnology. IMR paid for the students’ registration fees and lodging to facilitate their participation in this valuable conference. …

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 …