Research News

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.

Buckeye Current places first at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

07/05/17 – Buckeye Current and their professional rider, Rob Barber, finished with a time of 10:55.500. Read more.

Luo part of winning team for automotive lightweighting innovation

06/27/17 – An Ohio State University materials scientist was part of a team that earned accolades for design and manufacturing of a new car part that will save weight and improve vehicle performance. Read more.

Staying Grounded: Research Helps Power Plants Reuse Coal Combustion Products

06/26/17 – Ohio State researchers collaborate with American Electric Power and state agencies to reclaim coal mine lands. Read more.

$1.5M will elevate Ohio State’s nuclear engineering research

06/26/17 – This month, three researchers from The Ohio State University were awarded a total of $1.23 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to advance nuclear energy research and technologies. Read more.

Wetland plant training is the newest addition to skill-enhancing workshops at Ohio State’s Stone Lab

06/26/17 – Job seekers, working professionals and hobbyists can gain valuable skills by enrolling in workshops at Stone Laboratory. Read more.

Ohio State’s enCORE an inspiration to budding 4-H environmentalists

06/21/17 – 4-H adviser Joe Boehm led two kindergartners and one second-grader, otherwise known as “Golden Explorers Cloverbuds,” to compete in a state-wide STEM focused competition earlier this month. Read more.

Widespread snowmelt in West Antarctica during unusually warm summer

06/15/17 – Strong El Niño played a major role in warming the air above the ice, researchers report. Read more.

A better, high-efficiency solar cell

06/09/17 – Engineers at The Ohio State University may have found a way to harness the sun in a more efficient, more affordable way that can grow with America’s energy needs. Read more.

The Smith Lab "Pop-Garden" Project

06/08/17 – Collaborating on a new direction for productive land on Ohio State's main campus Read more.

Where climate change is most likely to induce food violence

06/08/17 – While climate change is expected to lead to more violence related to food scarcity, new research suggests that the strength of a country’s government plays a vital role in preventing uprisings. Read more.

Connecting Farmers to Real-Time Weather

06/06/17 – The new State Climate Office of Ohio (SCOO), a team of researchers, educators, climatologists and meteorologists with more than 25 years of experience and expertise from Ohio State’s Department of Geography and the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (BPCRC), now serves as the steward of climate data and education, research and outreach for the people of Ohio. Read more.