Sunday, October 30, 2022 | 2:30pm – 5:00pm
OSU MAE+ Research Lab Open House
Description: Tour participants will visit several of The Ohio State University’s state-of-the-art research labs in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and other Engineering Departments. OSU researchers will give lab tours and present research demos to highlight how OSU is tackling a broad range of societal challenges across fields including robotics, bioengineering, manufacturing, energy, and nanotechnology.
Confirmed list of labs:
- Gear Lab
- Spine Research Institute
- Baker Systems Manufacturing Lab
- Nanoengineering & Biodesign Lab
- Microsystems for Mechanobiology & Medicine Lab
- Hoelzle Lab (robotics, controls, and additive manufacturing)
- Cyberbotics Lab
- Heremans Lab (thermal transport and energy storage and conversion)
- And more!
Monday, October 31, 2022 | 9:45am-12:15pm
Transportation Research Center
Description: Transportation Research Center Inc. is North America's most advanced, independent mobility testing and research organization, providing the world’s leading transportation innovators with a full range of engineering and research expertise and a comprehensive array of transportation testing and evaluation facilities. TRC Inc.'s offerings include a 4,500-acre, full-service automotive proving ground and laboratory facility in East Liberty Ohio, which is home to the SMARTCenter, TRC Inc.'s automated and connected vehicle test facility.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 | 1:30pm-4:00pm
OSU Center for Automotive Research
Description: The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) is the preeminent research center in sustainable and safe mobility in the United States and an interdisciplinary research center in The Ohio State University's College of Engineering. With a concentration on preparing the next generation of automotive leaders, CAR is recognized for interdisciplinary emphasis on systems engineering, advanced and unique experimental facilities, collaboration on advanced product development projects with industry, and a balance of government and privately sponsored research. CAR's research focuses on energy, safety and the environment and it offers state-of-the-art facilities for students, faculty, research staff and industry partners.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 | 1:30pm-4:00pm
Aerospace Research Center
Description: The Aerospace Research Center focuses the university's aerospace activities, to optimize and connect core strengths and to address current and future air transportation challenges. We advance aerospace research by leading interdisciplinary investigation focused on aerospace technology while fostering outstanding graduate and undergraduate education. Our core research strengths are: gas turbine engines, aerodynamic flow control, aeroacoustics and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 9:00am-12:00pm
Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence and Edison Welding Institute
Description: CDME uses industry-funded product development projects as a vehicle to provide undergraduate student employees with hands-on, mentor-based experience integrating new technology into market-ready applications. In this model, our partners can leverage all the university's technical assets to drive new technology into their products while simultaneously enhancing their brand among a pool of motivated students that are intimately familiar with the partner's business, products, and processes. This newly evolved model of integrated product and student development is breaking down all existing paradigms for experience-based education and is impacting the way undergraduate students are prepared to enter the workforce – on a national scale.
EWI empowers industry leaders to overcome complex manufacturing challenges and integrate new processes to bring products to market more quickly and efficiently. We provide comprehensive engineering services to help companies identify, develop, and implement the best options for their specific applications. With unmatched expertise, state-of-the-art lab facilities, and technology resources, we offer customized solutions that deliver game-changing results.