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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.

Energy and Environment News

When Energy and Entrepreneurship Combine

07/20/15 – An Ohio State-based engineering team is making waves in the technology world by developing an energy-recycling smartphone case that has captured the attention of state and private investors. Read more.

Symposium to Look at Challenges Facing U.S. Bioeconomy

07/17/15 – A multistate research team aimed at developing America’s biobased industry — biobased products, bioenergy and the like — will meet in northeast Ohio next month. Its purpose: to see what might be blocking the road and ways to move ahead. Read more.

Ohio State Clean Coal Technology Research Receives $1.5 Million Federal Grant

07/16/15 – L.S. Fan, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, received the grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for his continuing research of a chemical looping gasification technology. Read more.

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  • July 30, 2015

    Workshop for Researchers: GIS for the Rest of Us

    A team of instructors will provide an overview of both Google and Esri platforms and showcase examples of how GIS can be used for research and education. This 1-day workshop is designed for university researchers from all disciplines, community members and all educators. Thursday, July 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thompson Library. This program is offered through a partnership among the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, University Libraries and the Department of Geography. Early registration is strongly encouraged. Read more.

  • July 30, 2015

    Stone Lab Guest Lecture

    The Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series will be held Thursday, July 30, 7 p.m. either at Stone Lab or at your computer. Eric Romich, from Ohio State Extension, will present research brief. Read more.

  • July 31, 2015

    enCORE Open House

    enCORE, Ohio State’s solar powered, student-designed and -built house, will be open for tours this Friday, July 31, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Read more.

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