Materials Science and Engineering

Winter Edition | December 2017

Students attending FabTech 2017 in Chicago

The Impact of Giving

This issue of Watts News highlights five distinct ways in which gifts shape who we are and what we do and invites you to partner with us to shape the future of the MSE and WE programs. Each highlight below contains links that will take you to a specific page where you can make a gift. I ask you to reflect on your connections to Ohio State and our MSE and WE family and make a gift. Keep reading.

New Test Frames

Lab Renovation Funds

Last year, the MSE Lab Renovation Fund (312573) and WE Lab Improvement Fund (314055) enabled the purchase and renovation of mechanical test frames. Give online.

Scholarships Matter

Scholarship Funds

The MSE (314053) and WE (314054) Scholarship Funds enhance the ability to attract a talented and diverse student body and provide critical support that reduces financial burdens and increases student success and graduation rates. Give online.

Enrollment Figures

Emerging Priorities

The Emerging Priorities Funds in MSE (302704) and WE (302441) aim to address the challenges of nearly 70% growth in MSE/WE undergraduate degrees over the past 4 years. Give online.

Female students

Fostering Diversity

Last year, the Outreach in Diversity Fund (315302) supported student travel to professional conferences and an Allies for Women Engineers course at OSU. Give now.

Welding Engineering Awardees

Major Building Campaign

The BMEC Fund (315619) supports the planned construction of the Biomedical and Materials Engineering Complex that will house major new instructional facilities to support the MSE and WE programs and enhance materials and biomedical engineering research. Give now.

Innovative Instruction

Partnering with Us

Your passion and perspective are important as we partner to shape the future of the MSE and WE programs. We are here to listen, discuss, and develop approaches that fulfill your expectations. Contact Kevin Readey (, Associate Director of Development to discuss the many options available to you. Learn more.

Mary Juhas

Alumni Spotlight

Mary Juhas was recently honored at the 2017 Excellence in Engineering and Architecture Awards. Meet this year's honorees.


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