Research News

Coca-Cola Student Sustainability Grants Now Open!

09/11/17 – Thanks to the generosity of Coca-Cola, the Office of Student Life is proud to offer the Student Sustainability Grant for student-led initiatives that support The Ohio State University’s goal to reduce greenhouse gases, conserve resources and promote sustainability. Read more.

Engineering Professor Longya Xu to win 2018 Nikola Tesla Award

09/07/17 – Ohio State Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Professor Longya Xu is known for his “contributions to design and control of efficient electric machines for wind power generation and electrified vehicles.” Read more.

Got Milk? Buckeyes Do.

09/05/17 – The majority of milk used by University Dining Services is sourced, pasteurized and transported by Ohio-based companies. Read more.

STEM Faculty Receive National Awards for Energy Research

08/30/17 – Two researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences have been honored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Read more.

Energy Department Chooses Ohio State for Nuclear Energy Research

08/30/17 – The University's Nuclear Reactor Laboratory is now a Nuclear Science User Facilities partner, enabling researchers to access Ohio State's lab and experts in their quest to understand the complex behaviors of nuclear fuels and materials. Read more.

Energy Partnership Invests in Ohio State Academic Programs

08/29/17 – ENGIE North America and Axium Infrastructure announced $200,000 in academic support to Women in Engineering, student sustainability programs and The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum. Read more.

‘Local’ Rules the Roost in Ohio State Chicken Supply

08/29/17 – Student Life Dining Services obtains all of its fresh chicken for the Columbus campus from Ohio. Read more.

With Changing Climate, Farmers Should Prepare

08/14/17 – Climate change may trigger images of polar bears falling off melting ice slabs in the Arctic, but the changes are relevant for Ohio farmers as well. Read more.

Professor and researcher in pollutant emission control honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

08/03/17 – For more than 30 years, Professor Ahmet Selamet has served as a leader in the mechanical engineering field. Read more.

Ohio State Student Farm Test Drives Irrigation Scheme For African Smallholder Farmers

08/01/17 – When Peter Ngimbwa, a Tanzanian student in The Ohio State University Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, defended his Master’s thesis and returned to Tanzania, it seemed possible that a drip irrigation planning tool he had developed along with faculty member Andy Ward might be destined for oblivion, as too often happens with student projects. Read more.

Ohio State Students Help Sustain Tanzania

07/31/17 – 35 Ohio State students traveled to Tanzania this year as part of a program to help a village obtain clean water. Read more.

Professor: Innovation will change the future of working and living in Columbus

07/31/17 – Imagining the city of the future is one area in which the university is making an impact. Read more.

First Energy Impacts Symposium Starts Wednesday at Ohio State

07/25/17 – The first-ever Energy Impacts Symposium is taking place this Wednesday and Thursday at The Ohio State University. Read more.

Ohio State University Hospital East a Star for Energy Efficiency

07/25/17 – In November, Ohio State University Hospital East received an Energy Star certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Read more.

The Ohio State University wins APPA Sustainability Award

07/25/17 – Facilities Operations and Development recognized as leader in sustainable practices. Read more.

Sustainable and Resilient Tanzania Community Completes Successful Summer Programs

07/24/17 – The Global Water Institute would like to extend our congratulations to our partners at the Sustainable and Resilient Tanzania Community (SRTC) program on the successful completion of their May service-learning trip and the inaugural SRTC internship program. Read more.

Fisher MBA Students Explore Post-Harvest Opportunities for Tanzanian Farmers

07/20/17 – A team of six MBA student consultants from Fisher College of Business’ Global Applied Projects (GAP) program recently completed a three-week study on behalf of the Global Water Institute (GWI) in Tanzania investigating several activities that GWI has been considering for its Sustainable Village Water Systems Program. Read more.

University launches sustainability and energy innovation partnership

07/17/17 – Ohio State has entered a new era of sustainability and energy management. Read more.

Ohio State University researchers are hitting harmful algal blooms from multiple angles

07/11/17 – Experts pursue improvements to water quality, prevention strategies, food safety. Read more.

Scientists make “squarest” ice crystals ever

07/10/17 – The ability to study this cubic ice in the lab could aid climate change models. Read more.