NASA Chooses Ohio State to Lead Electric Aircraft Engine R&D

NASA selected The Ohio State University as one of five teams to explore novel ideas for improving aeronautics, all in support of the agency’s strategic research goals. Ohio State-led project, headed by Assistant Vice President for Aerospace and Aviation Mike Benzakein, will address the “Transition to Low-Carbon Propulsion” strategic thrust, specifically the introduction of electric machines in the commercial aircraft fleet.

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