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Research Description

Research Description By Graduate Engineering Department

Biomedical Engineering

Applications to human health (highlighting Cardiovascular/Pulmonary, Musculoskeletal, Ophthalmic, Cancer, and Regenerative Medicine challenges) are collaboratively addressed based on the department's domain expertise in Bioimaging; Biotransport; Biomaterials; Biomechanics; Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Engineering; Micro/Nano Biotechnology, and device design.

Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering

Infrastructure planning and management, analytical modeling and experimental evaluation of reinforced concrete structures, quality control and risk analysis, sustainable infrastructures, smart bridges and structures. Environmental engineering, environmental biotechnology, ecohydrology, flow and transport modeling, greenhouse gas models, water and wastewater purification, soil and water remediation, colloid and nanoparticle fate, sonication, energy and environmental interactions, hydrologic and hydraulic systems, subsurface energy environmental policy. Geospatial modeling, Global Positioning System (GPS), autonomous navigation, indoor navigation, cooperative mobility, multi-sensor imaging and feature extraction, remote sensing, laserscanning, UAV-based geospatial systems. Transportation systems, planning and operations, travel behavior, traffic flow, transportation emissions impacts on global warming, roadway infrastructure monitoring, transportation systems evaluation and optimization under uncertainty.

Computer Science and Engineering

Artificial intelligence, computer graphics and visualization, computer networks, parallel and distributed computing, computer systems, data management, software engineering and programming language.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Analog and digital VLSI circuits, bioengineering and medical sensing, communications and signal processing, computer vision and image processing, networking, control systems, robotics, intelligent transportation, nanotechnology, electronic materials, remote sensing, microwave technologies and wireless systems, power engineering and power electronics, computer engineering.

Engineering Education

Engineering education pedagogy, first-year engineering, multi-disciplinary capstone design, technical communications.

Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering

Agrichemical application technology, agricultural and biological systems operation and management, agricultural machinery and automation, agricultural wetlands, bio-based materials, bio-energy, composting, ecological engineering, food and process engineering, food preservation and safety, materials and structures, plant and animal environment engineering, precision agriculture, renewable energy and energy efficiency, wastewater and solid waste management, water management, water quality, watershed systems.

Integrated Systems Engineering

Operations Research, Data Analytics, Human Systems Integration, Cognitive Systems Engineering, Ergonomics, Biodynamics, Manufacturing Processes.

Materials Science and Engineering

Electrical and optical properties, computer simulations of processes and microstructures, surfaces and interfaces, phase equilibria, advanced structural materials, tissue engineering scaffolds, advanced batteries, energy generation and storage, optical information storage, hydrogels for cell and drug delivery, biosensors, smart materials, wound healing technologies, electrochemistry and corrosion, wear, high-temperature superconductors, materials for sensors, magnetic materials, powder processing, non-crystalline structure and properties, glass technology, intermetallic compounds, electron microscopy, deformation and fracture, fatigue, forming, phase transformations, solidification, composites, multilayers, coatings, and polymer-ceramic interactions.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Advanced automotive powertrains, reactive flows, alternative fuels and energy sources, advanced nuclear reactor design, gas and plasma dynamics, noise and vibration control, experimental characterization of materials, precision engineering and metrology, computational modeling of materials and processes, mechanical design and tribology, net shape manufacturing, manufacture of lightweight components, computational modeling and experimental characterization of engines and turbomachinery, turbine heat transfer and cooling, variable cycle system design, thermal management, multi-scale computational mechanics, micro and nanotribology, nanomechanics, nanomaterial processing, microflows, and airfoil characterization.

Professional Programs

Providing professional degree programs as well as continuing education opportunities through in-person or online short courses and certificate programs for engineers and architects.

William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Particle Technology, Colloids, Aerosols, Fluid Mechanics, Multiphase Flow, Polymers, Nanomaterials, Membranes, Molecular Thermodynamics, Molecular Simulation, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Applied Molecular Biology, Reaction Engineering and Catalysis.

Research Description By Engineering Research Center

Aerospace Research Center

The Aerospace Research Center (ARC) focuses The Ohio State University’s aerospace activities to optimize and connect core strengths and to address current and future air transportation challenges. ARC is a unique concept among U.S. academic institutions. Adopting an industry model, the center unites many aerospace disciplines, including power and propulsion, aerodynamics, material science, control and manufacturing, all under one virtual roof.

Center for Advanced Processing and Packaging Studies

This NSF Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC) conducts industrially relevant, collaborative, research to develop advanced technologies and novel solutions for processing and packaging food and beverage products.

Center for Affordable Nanoengineering of Polymeric Biomedical Devices

The research vision of this NSF Nanoscience Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) is to revolutionize medical diagnosis and treatment by establishing non-clean room, affordable, environmentally and biologically benign nanoengineering techniques.

Center for Automotive Research

CAR is a multidisciplinary research and education center devoted to educating the future generation of automotive leaders, specializing in advanced powertrain design, electric vehicle systems, and intelligent vehicles.

Center for Aviation Studies

CAS advances the future of aviation through research and education in aviation, airport operations, and pilot flight and instructor training.

Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence

CDME conducts research, development and technology transition of advanced design and manufacturing processes.

Center for Electron Microscopy and AnalysiS

CEMAS conducts comprehensive research in materials characterization and instrument development in analytical electron microscopy.

Center for Emergent Materials

This NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) performs foundational and integrated research on emergent materials and phenomena in magnetoelectronics.

Center for Materials Joining

This NSF Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC) conducts research in materials joining of existing and advanced materials, joining of dissimilar materials, and additive manufacturing.

Center for Surveillance Research

This NSF Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC) conducts research and development of surveillance science and surveillance systems, including sensor exploitation, signature prediction, and performance analysis and prediction.

Clean Energy Research Laboratory

This center focuses on research in particulate and multi-phase systems for energy production and carbon capture.

ConnectionOne Center for Radio Frequency Systems

This NSF Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC) conducts research in next generation wireless and RF components and systems.

Electroscience Laboratory

ESL is a comprehensive radio frequency and optics research laboratory that conducts research in all aspects of electromagnetic and RF technologies, including radar systems, RF measurement techniques, RF materials, and remote sensing.

Fontana Corrosion Center

The FCC conducts research on corrosion, including passivity and localized corrosion, protective coatings and surface treatments, environmental fracture, atmospheric corrosion, and modeling.

Gear and Power Transmission Research Laboratory

GearLab develops and supports gear design and analysis and conducts experimental research activities on all aspects of gears and gear systems.

Humanitarian Engineering Center

Humanitarian engineering uses the creation of technologies to help people.

Institute for Materials Research

IMR provides coordination for a dynamic, world-class and multi-disciplinary materials research community that incorporates science and engineering from sub-nano to macro scales.

Nuclear Reactor Laboratory

The OSU-NRL is used for a wide range of nuclear-related research endeavors, including evaluation of material elemental constituents using neutron activation analysis (NAA) and neutron depth profiling (NDP); evaluation of radiation damage to electronic components and other materials, such as optical fibers and optical fiber-based sensors; evaluation of neutron and gamma-ray radiation sensitive detector performance; isotope production; and biomedical experiments.

Ohio Manufacturing Institute

OMI is a collaborative network that enables manufacturers to become globally competitive by availing the technical resources of The Ohio State University to industry.

Ohio Water Resources Center

This USGS-funded center is the designated Water Resources Research Institute for the State of Ohio. The Center promotes interdisciplinary water resources research and education.

Simulation Innovation and Modeling Center

The SIMCenter is an interdisciplinary research center for the virtual simulation and modeling of product performance and manufacturing processes in the College of Engineering.

Smart Vehicle Concepts Center

This NSF Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC) conducts basic and applied research in advanced smart materials or devices for application to vehicle sub-systems and components.

The Spine Research Institute

The Spine Research Institute conducts interdisciplinary research to understand causal pathways to identify and prevent lumbar and cervical spine disorders.

Transportation Research Center

This Center provides testing, development, and research across a wide range of automotive and truck safety and performance needs to improve safety, energy consumption, emissions, durability and performance of vehicles.