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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.  Stay up to date on energy, environment and sustainability news at Ohio State with our Faculty/Staff Newsletter and Student Newsletter.

Energy and Environment News

Battelle Expert Takes University Materials, Manufacturing Leadership Role

02/09/16 – Jay Sayre has been appointed to the newly created university positions of Assistant Vice President for Materials and Manufacturing Sustainability and Director of Innovation, Institute for Materials. At Battelle, Sayre was Director of Advanced Materials and Director of Internal Research and Development for Energy, Health and Environment. As the Director of Advanced Materials, he was responsible for the management of Battelle’s entire materials workforce in all disciplines related to advanced materials. Read more.

Honda and Ohio State partnership to strengthen focus on mobility innovation

02/03/16 – Honda and The Ohio State University today announced a new strategic direction for the partnership they have built during the last 28 years, with a sharpened focus on innovations in the mobility industry that will create new value for society. Read more.

Niezgoda receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

02/03/16 – Assistant Professor Stephen Niezgoda recently received a prestiguous Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for his project titled "Computational Design Tools for Quantifying Uncertainty Due to Material Variability." Read more.

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Featured Event

  • February 11, 2016

    An Evening with Dr. M. Sanjayan

    Dr. M. Sanjayan is a leading global conservation scientist, writer and an Emmy-nominated news contributor focused on the role of conservation in improving human well-being, wildlife and the environment. He will present at Ohio State's Ohio Union Griffin Ballroom on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 at 7 pm. Read more.

  • Events

  • February 11, 2016

    Conflict and Climate Change from the Little Ice Age to Global Warming

    Dagomar Degroot, Assistant Professor of History at Georgetown University, will be on campus from 3:30-5:30 p.m., Feb. 11 in the Mershon Center for International Security Studies. He will present "Conflict and Climate Change from the Little Ice Age to Global Warming." Read more.

  • February 11, 2016

    An Evening with Dr. M. Sanjayan

    Dr. M. Sanjayan is a leading global conservation scientist, writer and an Emmy-nominated news contributor focused on the role of conservation in improving human well-being, wildlife and the environment. He will present at Ohio State's Ohio Union Griffin Ballroom on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 at 7 pm. Read more.

  • February 12, 2016

    Film Series on Sustainability

    Wexner Center for the Arts presents a film series on sustainability at the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater on Feb. 12 and 19 at 7 p.m. Manufactured Landscapes (Feb. 12) and Still Life (Feb. 19) will be shown. Read more.

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