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One of the greatest challenges of our time lies in our ability to secure reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for future generations. Ohio State is meeting the energy challenge head-on. The Ohio State University is dedicated to advancing education, research, and innovation for energy and the environment, emphasizing how those needs can be met sustainably.
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.
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.
02/18/15 – Bringing the company to the classroom and the classroom to the company is a key component of OEE’s efforts to integrate operational, academic, and research opportunities related to energy at Ohio State. OEE has asked Ohio State’s energy partner companies to make their experts available to provide presentations/talks in our classrooms, when and where an instructor believes an industry perspective would be beneficial. Read more.
March 05, 2015
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
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 26, 2015
Joel Sartore, photographer, author, speaker, and conservationist will speak at Ohio State’s Ohio Union West Ballroom Thursday, March 26, 2015 7-8:30 PM. Read more.