2019 OSU Materials Week: connecting and celebrating Ohio State’s materials community

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) dedicates one week each May to celebrate all the innovative research and accomplishments of the materials community at The Ohio State University.   And this year, there was no shortage of achievements deserving recognition.   More than 350 researchers from academia, industry and government labs came together at 2019 OSU Materials Week, making the multi-day conference …

Hat trick: Katrina Cornish receives 3 Innovator of the Year Awards

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Institute for Materials Research faculty member Katrina Cornish received in quick succession three accolades for her impact in innovative research at The Ohio State University.   Cornish, an Ohio Research Scholar and Endowed Chair in Bio-based Emergent Materials at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), received three Innovator of the Year awards between late April and mid …

2019 OSU Materials Week: 6 grad students take Three Minute Thesis challenge

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In science, explaining one’s research thesis to an audience outside your field can be tough. Add the pressure of a ticking clock, and you’ve got a real challenge on your hands.   But six graduate students from The Ohio State University were up for it.   No props. No elaborate electronic media assistance. No dumbing it down. Each presenter was …

2019 OSU Materials Week: Student researchers shine at poster sessions

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  More than 110 posters showcasing researchers’ work in materials-allied fields were on display at The Ohio State University during 2019 OSU Materials Week.   Nearly 100 of those posters were presented by students at Ohio State in a two-day series of poster sessions judged by faculty and professional researchers from academia and industry. This year’s sessions also featured work …