We are pleased to announce the 2018 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Request for Proposals (RFP), which is open to The Ohio State University (OSU) materials community. This enhanced seed program leverages resources and best practices of the Center for Emergent Materials (CEM), the Center for Exploration of Novel Complex Materials (ENCOMM), and the Institute for Materials Research (IMR). The result is a unified RFP with Funding Tiers designed to achieve the greatest impact for seeding excellence in materials research of varying scopes, and with the goal of generating new directions that extend beyond the boundaries of existing research programs.
2018 Materials Research Seed Grant Program RFP
- Letters of Intent: December 4th, 2017 at 5pm
- Seed Grant Program Panel Discussion: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (4:15 – 5:15 PM, room 4138 Physics Research Building)
- Proto-IRG and MTBG Team Mandatory Presentations: January 17, 24, 31, 2018
- Proposals: March 19, 2018 at 5pm
More information on the seed program here.
The APS Fellowship Program recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise, including outstanding physics research, important applications of physics, leadership in or service to physics, or significant contributions to physics education.
This year, Prof. Jeanie Lau was selected as an APS Fellow in Materials Physics. Congratulations!
See the full list of Fellows here
Prof. Joseph P. Heremans, mechanical and aerospace engineering professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar, wrote a paper selected as the cover article for the October Nature Reviews Materials journal. One of the paper’s illustrations, designed by administrator Renee Ripley, Thermal Materials Laboratory, is featured on the cover. Read more…
We are pleased to announce that after a thorough internal and external review process, awards have been made to fund exceptionally promising, innovative materials research on campus through the 2017 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program.
The area targeted for 2017 was PROTO-IRGs. Congratulations to:
- Jinwoo Hwang, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, “Structure, Defects, and Emergent Properties at Magnetic Oxide Interfaces.”
- Mohit Randeria, Department of Physics, “Spin Textures in Chiral Magnetic Materials.”
CEM Associate Director, Professor Jessica Winter, was recently featured on TheHill.com for her article “Keep America strong through robust funding of scientific research”. “Our country is stronger because of early investments in science – the backbone of our innovation economy.”.
Read the full article here