2017 Faculty Research Committee Summer Fellowship Recipients

Yalin Dong, Mechanical Engineering

Study Mechanisms of Micropitting: Towards a Mechanics-Based Surface Engineering Strategy to Confine Rolling Contact Fatigue

Stephen Duirk, Civil Engineering

Transforming Hazardous Waste into Value-Added Engineered Products

Elisha Ann Dumser, Art History

The Arcus Novus and Late Roman Visual Literacy

Sergei Lyuksyutov, Physics Department

Modeling Refractive Index of Venusian Atmosphere in Visible and Tremendously

High Frequency Ranges

Erin Makarius, Department of Management

Identifying and Developing Employees for Virtual Work

Debmalya Mukherjee, Department of Management

Global Ties and Local Roots of Innovation: An Examination of Cluster Firms in Akron

Bi-min Zhang Newby, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Fabricating Mechanically Strong Protein-Based Hydrogels using Suckerins from Squid Ring Teeth

Hillary Nunn, English Department

The Downing/Layfield Manuscript: Exploring Networks in an Early Modern Recipe Book

Isa Rodriguez-Soto, Anthropology and Classical Studies

Prevention and Decision-Making Strategies about Zika Virus in Puerto Rico

Marnie Saunders, Biomedical Engineering

Osteoblast/Osteoclast Co-culture for Use in Lab-on-a-Chip Bone Remodeling Platform

Sherry Simms, Metalsmithing Program

Blurred Identities

Kristine Sonstrom,  Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Canine Police Officer Handlers

Hossein Tavana, Biomedical Engineering

Natural Compounds Ethnic-Specifically Block Migration of Metastatic Cancer Cells

Markus Vogl, Graphic Design

In Silico et in Situ: Earthworks in the Age of Voxels

Innovation Prize Organized by Universal Biotech

Call for Proposals: February 1st to April 30th 2017

The Innovation Prize, organized by Universal Biotech, is aimed at highlighting the most innovative projects coming from young innovative startups and academic researchers from public or private sector in the field of healthcare.

This year, 3 prizes will be awarded:

  • Biotech Prize (vaccines, drugs, molecules),
  • Medtech Prize (medical devices and services, diagnosis),
  • Digitech Prize (health NICTs including e/m-health, platforms and connected objects)

To stimulate the innovative spirit of the project leaders and to improve the visibility of the Innovation Prize 2017 campaign, we would like to propose a communication partnership. By promoting our campaign within your network, your organization will be recognized as an “ambassador” through our social media, during the innovation Prize 2017 campaign, and also during the Innovation Days 2017 in October, at which the awarding ceremony of the Innovation Prize 2017 will take place.

Find all the information, including the necessary files, regarding this event on our website.

Ohio Occupational Safety and Health Research Program

The Ohio Occupational Safety and Health Research Program, hereafter the “Program,” is administered by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). The program is a competitive research program with an emphasis on maximizing the impact of research efforts in the areas of occupational safety and health on the overall safety, health, productivity and competitiveness of Ohio’s workforce.

Deadline: April 21, 2017

DOE Office of Science, Graduate Student Research Program

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program (2017 Solicitation 1). Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on Tuesday May 16, 2017.

The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program and online application can be found at http://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/.