Meet Nanotech West Lab’s newest staff members

Nanotech West Laboratory recently welcomed several new staff members to its team on the West Campus of The Ohio State University. Nanotech West Lab is the Institute for Materials Research’s (IMR) core materials research facility and the largest nanofabrication user facility in the state of Ohio. Dr. Chandan Joishi began working at Nanotech West Lab as a postdoctoral researcher in …

WestFest 2021 to feature West Campus materials, manufacturing research facilities

Update: Watch below the Virtual Tour of OSU’s Nanotech West Cleanroom. WestFest, Ohio State’s West Campus Science and Sustainability Festival, will offer live and asynchronous virtual events during this year’s public-engagement event highlighting STEM research, sustainability initiatives and outreach programs at the university. The event runs Monday, Oct. 11 to Saturday, Oct. 16. This weeklong event will feature more than …

David Hollingshead Named Manager of Research Operations

David Hollingshead, Senior Research Associate and Institute For Materials Research (IMR) Member of Technical Staff, has been named the new Manager of Research Operations at Nanotech West Laboratories. Joining Nanotech West in 2014 in support of the Ohio Sensor and Semiconductor Innovation Platform (OSSIP) Program (awarded by the Ohio Development Services Agency), Dave has worked in close collaboration with both …

Aimee Price Named Manager of Nanofabrication

Aimee Price, Senior Research Associate and Institute For Materials Research (IMR) Member of Technical Staff, has been named the new Manager of Nanofabrication at Nanotech West Laboratories. With over 20 years of experience in fabrication, Aimee has been serving the NTW user community since 2007.  She has been a fixture in the NTW cleanroom and instrumental in providing initial process …

Passion for manufacturing, operations and design drives Yessica Jimenez to conquer dreams

Yessica Jimenez is not familiar with the confines of limitations. She is the epitome of a trailblazer leading the charge among demographics as diverse as her background. Yessica represents everyone who has a dream, makes a wish and devours opportunities. Her illustrious story is an ever-developing journey that continues to get better, bigger and more impressive as it progresses. When …

Nanotech West Lab’s Aimee Price elected to EIPBN steering committee

Aimee Price, manager of nanofabrication at Nanotech West Laboratory, has been elected to the EIPBN (Electron, Ion, Photon Beam Technology, and Nanofabrication) steering committee. The EIPBN international conference is a leading symposium on lithography and nanofabrication. Commonly referred to as “3-beams,” the conference gathers scientists and engineers from academia, government laboratories, and industry to discuss electron, ion, and photon lithography, …

COVID Occupancy Restrictions Lifted

Dr. Peter Mohler, interim VP for Research, has allowed the “people density” for all Research and Creative Expression activities at OSU to be increased back to 100%, PROVIDED that campus physical distancing requirements can be maintained and all other university guidance (located on the Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website) for activities on campus are followed. Effective today users no longer …

Ohio State’s new M4 Lab utilizes 3D printing to meet needs in clinical medicine

A newly formed, interdisciplinary team of researchers at The Ohio State University’s Nanotech West Laboratory is utilizing 3D printing to find innovative engineering solutions for real-world needs in clinical medicine. Current 3D printing technologies at Ohio State allow experts in the recently established Medical Modeling, Materials and Manufacturing Lab (M4 Lab) to quickly create complex geometries and shapes to be …

New research strategy shared by Honda and Ohio State advancing energy innovation

In its first year, a jointly held research strategy between The Ohio State University and Honda has blossomed into multiple projects advancing next-generation energy systems research. Ohio State’s Institute for Materials Research (IMR) worked with Honda to focus the research direction for multiple projects and shape the overall strategy to further energy experimentation. The relationship grew from an energy agreement …