Ohio State News (college-engineering)

2019
November
15,
2019
| 08:24 PM America/New_York
The White House has announced President Donald J. Trump’s intent to nominate College of Engineering Associate Dean for Research Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). ...
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November
06,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Adding plants and trees to the landscapes near factories and other pollution sources could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 percent, new research suggests. The study shows that plants – not technologies – may also be cheaper options for clean...
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October
14,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/New_York
A new bachelor’s degree program to be offered on The Ohio State University’s regional campuses will prepare graduates with skills needed for high-demand jobs in the state: business-oriented engineering leaders to run the factories of tomorrow. ...
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September
23,
2019
| 02:14 PM America/New_York
An international team of scientists has figured out how to capture heat and turn it into electricity. The discovery, published this week in the journal Science Advances, could create more efficient energy generation from heat in things like car exhau...
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September
20,
2019
| 05:24 PM America/New_York
Climate change and over-tapped waterways could leave developing parts of Asia without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, new research indicates. ...
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August
29,
2019
| 10:06 PM America/New_York
Researchers have created a new computer model to predict the life and performance of batteries that could power some passenger airplanes, a step forward for cleaner, more efficient air travel. ...
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August
28,
2019
| 04:48 PM America/New_York
The Mental Health @ OSU Conference at Pfahl Hall featured faculty, staff and students discussing advances in technology and medicine as well as new services and support for the campus community. ...
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August
08,
2019
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
Electromagnetic fields might help prevent some breast cancers from spreading to other parts of the body, new research has found. ...
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August
01,
2019
| 04:19 PM America/New_York
The robotics team is an interdisciplinary student project group specializing in the design, construction and operation of autonomous underwater vehicles.  ...
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July
30,
2019
| 01:03 PM America/New_York
Electricity grids that incorporate storage for power sourced from renewable resources could cut carbon dioxide emissions substantially more than systems that simply increase renewably sourced power, a new study has found. The study, published toda...
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July
11,
2019
| 10:32 PM America/New_York
A new $45 million research park dedicated to developing the newest generation of automated and connected vehicles is open for business. The state-of-the-art facility is two-thirds the size of Central Park. ...
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July
03,
2019
| 08:32 PM America/New_York
A corn patch on campus is the public installment of a research collaboration considering the long history of using human waste as an agricultural resource. ...
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June
26,
2019
| 01:30 PM America/New_York
New research indicates that a person’s neighborhood may play a large role in influencing the decision to commute by bike. ...
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May
23,
2019
| 04:37 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University EcoCAR team earned first place in the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge Year One Competition. This is the sixth consecutive year that Ohio State has won the national Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC). The event marks...
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May
13,
2019
| 08:51 PM America/New_York
Researchers have built a more efficient, more reliable potassium-oxygen battery, a step toward a potential solution for energy storage on the nation’s power grid and longer-lasting batteries in cell phones and laptops. In a study published this mo...
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May
09,
2019
| 07:39 PM America/New_York
Transportation is changing. Cars can run on electricity, and tell us whether we are too distracted while we drive. Buses offer free wi-fi. Ride-sharing is ubiquitous. Bike-commuting is in vogue. Decades from now, the way people move through their ...
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April
17,
2019
| 03:30 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University on April 10 launched an initiative with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) to create what is believed to be the university’s first academic research center shared outside the U.S. The IIT Bombay-Ohio S...
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April
10,
2019
| 03:12 PM America/New_York
The dust that settles throughout our homes and offices almost always contains bits of chemicals that can cause problems for the human endocrine system, scientists say. But a new study indicates that the microbes we track into buildings—the microscopi...
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March
28,
2019
| 08:20 PM America/New_York
Maybe running comes easy, each stride pleasant and light. Maybe it comes hard, each step a slog to the finish. Either way, the human body is constantly calibrating, making microscopic adjustments to keep us from falling as we weekend-warrior our way ...
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March
22,
2019
| 09:31 PM America/New_York
Climate change’s effects are already widespread, accelerating soil erosion, bleaching coral reefs and prompting intense weather, and some of those effects might not be reversible, experts say. But at The Ohio State University’s first-ever climate ...
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March
18,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Electronics rule our world, but electrons rule our electronics. A research team at The Ohio State University has discovered a way to simplify how electronic devices use those electrons—using a material that can serve dual roles in electronics, whe...
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March
05,
2019
| 11:03 PM America/New_York
Bandages infused with electricity can help heal wounds faster than typical bandages or antibiotics—but for years, researchers have not really understood why. A recent study by a team at The Ohio State University is offering new clues about the sci...
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February
08,
2019
| 10:33 PM America/New_York
An Ohio State University engineering professor has become the first woman from the university to be named to the National Academy of Engineering. Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, associate dean for research in Ohio State’s College of Engineering, was on...
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February
08,
2019
| 06:12 PM America/New_York
“This year, American astronauts will go back to space in American rockets.” This one sentence from the 2019 State of the Union address may have escaped your notice. It ended a paragraph in which the president paid tribute to astronaut Buzz Aldrin ...
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January
14,
2019
| 09:29 PM America/New_York
Human beings can configure their faces in thousands and thousands of ways to convey emotion, but only 35 expressions actually get the job done across cultures, a new study has found. And while our faces can convey a multitude of emotions—from ange...
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January
03,
2019
| 03:18 PM America/New_York
With Buckeye engineering technology on board, the 12-year-old New Horizons mission to Pluto and the solar system’s icy Kuiper Belt made history this week.  The New Year’s day flyby of a mysterious Kuiper Belt object (or objects) known as Ultima Th...
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2018
December
26,
2018
| 05:11 PM America/New_York
Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble of ingredients. But we can’t survive without clean water. And in places where water is scarce—the world’s deserts, for example—getting water to people r...
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December
14,
2018
| 07:00 PM America/New_York
A team of researchers who first proposed studying the effect a global trade war could have on the Midwest never imagined there would be an actual trade war underway as they conducted their research. But as 2018 played out—and as the United States ...
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December
12,
2018
| 09:32 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – An Ohio State University scientist has been awarded the title of Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors. Hesham El Gamal, chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was one of 148 academic inventors to re...
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November
29,
2018
| 04:20 PM America/New_York
On a sunny October morning in north Columbus a group of Ohio State University engineers were surrounded by 56 excited eighth-graders as they measured water outflow in a neighborhood rain garden. Tapping a large storage tank, researchers dumped buc...
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