Research News

Alternative, Clean Energy Expert Receives Two-Year Fellowship

03/01/18 – Hannah Shafaat, chemistry and biochemistry, has been named a 2018 Sloan Research Fellow. Read more.

Ohio State Day of Giving

02/28/18 – Buckeyes give. It’s who we are; it’s what we do. Today, Buckeyes around the world will come together to support what matters most to them. Read more.

Students Partner with the Ohio Environmental Council to Explore Clean Energy Choices

02/26/18 – Fisher College of Business students worked on a semester-long clean energy choice project alongside the Ohio Environmental Council to help consumers understand sustainable energy choices and choose a renewable energy supplier. Read more.

Nuclear Engineering Student to Speak at TEDxOhioStateUniversity

02/22/18 – Doug Hardtmayer became fascinated by nuclear energy at a young age. Now he’s sharing his passion as a graduate student, on his own podcast and as a TEDxOhioStateUniversity speaker. Read more.

Rain, Rain, Will It Ever Go Away?

02/22/18 – ​ If it seems that you’re reaching for your umbrella more often — or wishing you had — here’s the reason. Read more.

Ohio State ATI recognized Internationally for its Ghana Research and Education Abroad Program

02/21/18 – ATI’s Ghana Research and Education Abroad (GREA) program immerses associate degree-seeking students in a month-long experiential learning program in towns near Ho, Ghana, where they develop their research projects. Read more.

Climate change planning underway for central Ohio

02/19/18 – A task force led by researchers at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (BPCRC) at The Ohio State University has released a draft action plan to help central Ohio prepare for climate change. Read more.

​Clean plates much more common when we eat at home

02/14/18 – Less food goes to landfills when we eat at home. Read more.

Defending the Power Grid

02/14/18 – Electrical and computer engineering researchers examine ways to prevent cyber attacks. Read more.

Ohio State joins international coalition to accelerate local climate action

02/07/18 – Members have pledged to reduce their institutional carbon footprints. Read more.

Earth Sciences doctoral student studies effects of climate change in Antarctica

01/29/18 – PhD student in the School of Earth Sciences Melisa Diaz spent her winter break in Antarctica studying how ecosystems respond to changes in climate. Read more.

ECE student wins best research paper for a safer UV light

01/24/18 – An electrical and computer engineering (ECE) doctoral candidate at Ohio State is working to create a brighter, cleaner and more efficient future through advancements in ultra-violet (UV) light technology. Read more.

Ohio State named Big Ten Diversion Rate Champion for 6th straight season

01/24/18 – Ohio State tops Big Ten Conference in Game Day Recycling Challenge. Read more.

How climate change weakens coral ‘immune systems’

01/22/18 – Stress upsets the natural bacterial balance that keeps coral immune systems healthy. Read more.

Buckeye Pi: the most powerful student-built supercomputer made from Raspberry Pis

01/18/18 – The platform, which enables students to learn how to develop efficient, scalable computer code for research in the sciences, will fuel earth science research and public outreach. Read more.

Students announce 'Energy@OSU; a lecture series'

01/17/18 – ​Students on the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) sustainability committee at Ohio State are planning a lecture series about energy. Speakers at these events will discuss sustainability, innovation and the new energy projects popping up around Columbus and the university campus. Read more.

2018 Energy and Environment Student Scholarship Winners Announced!

01/17/18 – The Office of Energy and Environment is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 Energy and Environment Scholarships. Read more.

Materials Research Improves LED Technology

01/16/18 – New Associate Professor Hongping Zhao joins Ohio State experts working to increase LED efficiency and lower costs. Read more.

Ohio State graduate helps brew an environmentally friendly beer

01/11/18 – Alumnus Vincent Valentino, sustainability manager for Columbus-based Land-Grant Brewing Co., explains how the business aims to become the most sustainable brewery in Central Ohio. Read more.

Sustainability Successes 2017

01/10/18 – Two years after the establishment of university-wide sustainability goals, The Ohio State University continues to make progress toward meeting the pressing challenges of sustainability. Read more.