$18M NSF award, U.S. News rankings, wearable sensors for weight management and more. 
Autumn Edition  |  October 2020
MSE faculty

$18M NSF grant awarded to Center for Emergent Materials

MSE faculty are part of two interdisciplinary research groups developing materials to improve control over magnetic properties, generating new paradigms in computing and information storage.
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Simin Zhang

Value of silver lining priceless to Simin Zhang

Amid uncertainty for international students in the U.S., an MSE grad student learns of her project’s Phase II designation by the Department of Energy. Read more.
Professor Perena Gouma

Material exhibits reversible actuating behavior when exposed to skin acetone, marker for metabolism

A team of researchers led by Professor Perena Gouma has been awarded a four-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Smart and Connected Health program to develop wearable skin sensors to monitor metabolism and weight management. Read more.
Watts Hall

Materials science and engineering program ranks 13th in nation, 7th among publics

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges is published, and Ohio State's undergraduate program in materials science and engineering retains a strong position among elite programs in the U.S. Read more.
Applied Impulse

Impulse welding system developed at Ohio State commercially available

Glenn Daehn and members of his Impulse Manufacturing Lab (IML) spent years developing a novel impact welding system that joins dissimilar materials. The system is now commercially available to manufacturers through Applied Impulse, Inc., a startup launched by IML. Read more.
Dean David Williams

College of Engineering dean search commences

David B. Williams will be stepping down as dean at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year. A search advisory committee was organized in April and the department is represented on the committee by Professor Perena Gouma. Read more.


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