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Energy and Environment News

We Are One Sustainability Fair and Concert Big Success

03/03/15 – Ohio State's Office of Energy and Environment, Undergraduate Student Government and the Ohio Union Activities Board teamed up to present two events to support sustainability education to students. This "We Are One" initiative promoted sustainability not only for campus, but for our community and planet. Read more.

Hall Receives CAREER Award to Study Material Applications for Batteries

02/24/15 – Lisa Hall, the H.C. “Slip” Slider Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received a five-year, $475,000 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for her research to understand how polymer structure controls overall materials properties. Hall’s research involves theoretical and computational studies of polymeric materials for potential applications as non-flammable polymer electrolytes in a new generation of safe, lightweight batteries. Read more.

ARPA-E Fellow Ashwin Salvi introduces ARPA-E program to faculty, students

02/18/15 – Ashwin Salvi, a Fellow at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s ARPA-E (Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy) Program, visited Ohio State on Feb. 17 to discuss opportunities at ARPA-E, including the ARPA-E Fellows Program. Read more.

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  • March 05, 2015

    COSI Sustainability Film Series: Tiny: A Story About Living Small, March 5

    The March film in the monthly series is “Tiny: A Story About Living Small,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5. Tiny follows one couple's attempt to build a Tiny House from scratch with no building experience, and profiles other families who have downsized their lives into houses smaller than the average parking space. Read more.

  • March 10, 2015

    EPN breakfast: Tools for water resources management

    ​Building on the growing interest at Ohio State in water resources, the Environmental Professionals Network breakfast on Tuesday (3/10) at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center will feature Lisa Downes, the Nature Conservancy’s Director for Freshwater Stewardship, and Dax Blake, wastewater administrator for Columbus. Both will highlight new and innovative water management tools. The breakfast is $10 (free for students). Read more.

  • March 25, 2015

    Sustainable Mobility Series: Mobility, Energy and Smart Cities

    The Office of Energy and Environment and the Center for Automotive Research have partnered to present the Sustainable Mobility Lecture Series. Hear Umit Ozguner, Electrical and Computer Engineering, present "Mobility, Energy and Smart Cities" on Wednesday, March 25 at 12:00 noon, in Scott Lab, Room E100. Read more.

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