Comprehensive Energy and Environment Research

Our faculty members and their students engage in comprehensive and multidisciplinary discoveries that have garnered international acclaim.

Student Research Team Examines Wind Turbine Efficiency

08/19/16 – Two Ohio State aeronautical and astronautical engineering students who share a passion for wind energy found a way to improve wind turbines. Read more.

CAPS Team’s Research Mimics Cellular Environment to Eliminate Greenhouse Gases

02/02/16 – Discovering methods to convert greenhouse gases into high value materials is the key goal of the Carbon Dioxide and Methane Activation Project Team (CMAP) at Ohio State’s Center for Applied Plant Sciences. Read more.

Third Frontier award will advance breakthrough welding technology

12/07/15 – An Ohio Third Frontier Technology Validation and Start-Up Fund (TVSF) grant will accelerate Ohio State University researchers’ efforts to further develop and commercialize a technology that offers stronger, yet inexpensive, metal welding. Read more.

Scientists develop mesh that captures oil—but lets water through

07/07/15 – Ohio State researchers have unveiled a new technology that could change the way we clean up oil spills in the future. Read more.

Nuclear Researchers Receive Energy Funding

01/08/15 – Three nuclear engineering researchers at Ohio State have received $2.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to support their research in nuclear energy. Read more.

$2 Million NSF Grant Funds New Materials Research Collaboration

08/21/14 – Joshua Goldberger, assistant professor, chemistry and biochemistry, is principal investigator (PI) on a $2 million project funded by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI). Joseph Heremans, professor, mechanical and aerospace engineering; and physics, is co-PI. Read more.