Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Winter Edition | February 2017

MSE and WE faculty and staff

The impact of giving

The stories in this edition underscore a key point about giving: our careers, vision, and values are shaped by generosity. Learn more.

Paul Lacher and Lara Cullinane

Investing in opportunities

Students will enjoy an international, educational adventure thanks to QIC Global Infrastructure. Find out how.

Doug Fairchild meets with welding engineering students

Betting on bright futures

Two Buckeye engineers made a generous gift to endow the Douglas and Jamie Fairchild Scholarship Fund. It will enable more undergraduates to earn welding engineering degrees. Learn more.

Industry-standard spot welder

A state-of-the-art gift

Four firms joined forces to provide an invaluable learning tool in the form of industry-standard equipment. Learn more.

TMS 2017 is around the corner

Reconnecting, reaching out

You are cordially invited to a joint reception with our University of Michigan colleagues, to be held at the TMS Annual Meeting. This event has been a tradition over many years. If you are attending the TMS Meeting on Monday, February 27, please stop by. Find out how.

Roger Washburne Staehle

Remembering Roger Washburne Staehle

A look back on the spirit of one of the world's great corrosion scientists and engineers. Read what Ronald M. Latanision has to say.

Dean David B. Williams, Monte Ahuja Endowed Dean's Chair, and Jonathan Blank, 2016 recipient of the Texnikoi Outstanding Alumni Award.

Giving distinction

Two alums recently came back to Ohio State so we could celebrate their outstanding professional achievements. Meet the honorees.

Metallurgical marvel, Brutus Buckeye

A lasting impact

Robert A. Rapp made countless contributions to the Department has a faculty member. A fund that bears his name is still supporting MSE, and you can help it grow. Learn more.


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