After two years of cleanup, some areas near the damaged nuclear power plants at Fukushima, Japan, have made signficant progress, and OSU researchers say decisions will need to be made about how much more work needs done.
Students and administrators at OSU will take turns sitting in the red chair on March 5 to discuss their personal stories, part of a national initiative to encourage more women to pursue careers in engineering.
OSU engineers have invented a new technology that could improve the magnetic storage of data, with many possible applications in a field that is nearing the limits of data storage with existing approaches.
OSU is beginning construction on a system that will test an innovative type of nuclear reactor, one that could not only produce electricity but also hydrogen gas, direct steam power for buidlings or a better way to desalinate water.
Peter and Rosalie Johnson have committed $7 million to create a new educational and research facility in the College of Engineering at OSU, which will become part of the funding for a new $40 million structure.