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  • Posted: 1 year 4 months ago

    April 11, 2013--Senator Troy Balderson met with administrators and researchers from The Ohio State University to learn more about natural gas trends and related initiatives at the university. During the vist he toured the Ohio State Center for Automotive Research (OSU CAR) facilities and spoke to student leaders, who took a break from 'garage' work to talk about their projects.

    In attendance were Kate Bartter, Ohio State Office of Energy and Environment; Jeff Daniels, Subsurface...

  • Posted: 1 year 4 months ago

    Mechanical and electrical engineering students by day and record-breaking vehicle masterminds by night, the Venturi Buckeye Bullet students consistently push the limits. Read ASME's online article Bullet Over Bonneville to learn about the team's next quest.

     

     

     

     

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  • Posted: 1 year 4 months ago

    Natural Gas as a Fuel – The European Perspective
    Dr. Michael Bargende Professor, Universität Stuttgart, Board Member, FKFS
    WHEN: Monday, April 15th, 2013, 9:00 – 10:00 am
    WHERE: Room 198, Center for Automotive Research

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    The results of the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum are in, and Luke DeBruin, mechanical engineering student researcher from OSU CAR, has achieved a first place rating in the engineering category! DeBruin's project, Energy & Feasibility Analysis of Gasoline Engine Start/Stop Technology, was judged 'one of the best' in all categories: poster presentation, oral presentation, and research achievement.

    The Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, created in 1996 by the...

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    Postdoctoral Researcher position in the area of Dynamic Systems and Control available at the Ohio State Center for Automotive Research. Applicants should have strong background in system and control theory, with knowledge of optimal control, hybrid systems modeling and control, and exposure to applications of control in energy systems. In particular, this position focuses on dynamic energy management for residential and automotive applications. PhD in mechanical engineering, electrical...

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    A total of six undergraduate students from OSU CAR are presenting at the 2013 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, March 28. The students have spent the last several months working on projects with faculty from OSU CAR--projects range from battery aging to transmissions.

    Mechanical engineering student Cassandra Carr has researched heat generation in aged and non-aged batteries for use in vehicle applications. Her work involves characterizing lithium ion battery cells at various charge...

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    The OSU EcoCAR 2 team is wrapping up an intense week of work. The team and OSU CAR were site hosts for the EcoCAR 2 Spring Safety Inspection. The EcoCAR 2 competition, which involves 15 colleges and universities from throughout North America, held the inspection in preparation for the Year 2 Spring Competition in May.

    This year for the first time, schools shipped their vehicles to one of three host sites with technical administrators visiting these sites to inspect the...

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    Julia Cline, a third year student in electrical and computer engineering, received the Arcelor Mittal Leadership Award for service to Buckeye Current, Ohio State’s electric motorcycle racing team. The award was presented at the 33rd annual Women in Engineering Recognition Banquet on February 26, 2013...

    Read more about Julia's contribution to the team here!

     

     

     

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    Fearless leader and charismatic advisor, Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni, is featured in the Columbus Dispatch story OSU professor who directs Buckeye Bullet project lives life in the fast lane. "Those who know the Ohio State University professor in charge of the Buckeye Bullet—the school’s electric racing car—know that tapping the brakes is not in his nature."

    Read the complete story and watch the video interview here! http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/science/2013/03/03/sci-buckeye-bullet...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    The OSU CAR IT department seeks a part-time student assistant to help with various departmental tasks. The position will begin end of March/beginning of April and will continue through the summer. This is a temporary position.

    Contact Luka Wahab (wahab.1@osu.edu) for more information or to apply.

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    If you haven't yet heard, the student-led Buckeye Bullet program is working on it's next project: the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3. The vehicle is set to debut on the Bonneville Salt Flats this August aiming for an amazing 400mph. Hear this interview from Dick Gordon's The Story for history and future plans.

    "Building a car--a battery powered car that can go up to 400 miles per hour. It's under way at [The] Ohio State University and the racing team, the Buckeye Bullet, plans to...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago
    Speeding Down a New Path: Meet Julia Cline

    Julia Cline isn’t afraid to do something new, from reinventing her career and pursuing a degree in electrical and computer engineering, to joining Ohio State’s electric motorcycle race team as a novice engineer.

    “I grew up in Columbus and Ohio State was always in my big back yard, but I’m a nontraditional student,” said Cline. “I started my career in music education, then in arts management, and I decided that I wanted more of a challenge.”...

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    Life in 2030, a one-hour special from Spectrum Radio's Engineers of the New Millennium, explores the latest advances in science and technology to give listeners a glimpse of what life may be like in the not-too-distant future.

    Listen as Drs. Umit Ozguner, Keith Redmill, and Ashok Krishnamurthy, along with graduate student Scott Biddlestone (electrical and computer engineering) discuss their work in autonomous vehicles. Listen to and read the nine minute segment posted on IEEE's...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni, director of Ohio State Center for Automotive Research, has been appointed to the board of trustees of Forschungsinstitut für Kraftfahrtwesen und Fahrzeugmotoren (FKFS) at University of Stuttgart.

    The appointment comes by Dr. Heribert Knorr, director of Ministry, Science, and Art at the University of Stuttgart. In this positon, which commenced November 1, 2012, Dr. Rizzoni will complete various duties for the board.

     

     

     

     

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  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    Matt Organiscak and Derek Riddle have been selected as recipients of the 2012-13 NexTech Scholarships. The scholarships of $1000 each are awarded to engineering majors or pre-majors who work on transportation-related motorsports/student project teams at OSU CAR. They are funded by a donation from William Dawson, President/CEO, NexTech Materials.

    To compete for the scholarships, students submitted brief essays describing work on behalf of their teams, how team participation has...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    POMPANO BEACH, FL, Feb. 6, 2013. Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine, announced today that it has signed an agreement with The Ohio State University’s prestigious Center for Automotive Research (OSU CAR) to perform design analysis and testing services for the company.

    Cyclone has teamed with OSU CAR to assist in the commercialization of its external combustion engine technology, specifically the company’s Waste Heat...

  • Posted: 1 year 7 months ago

    Buckeyes interested in motorsports have likely heard of the world-record-breaking alternative fuel car known as the Buckeye Bullet. Now, the world-at-large will learn even more about the latest iteration of the car known as the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3 (VBB3), thanks to an article that appears in the February 2013 print edition of Scientific American magazine (pages 56-61).

    Mechanical Engineering Professor Giorgio Rizzoni and several Ohio State students were interviewed for the...

  • Posted: 1 year 7 months ago

    January 29, 2013. Congressman Bill Johnson, Ohio Sixth District, toured the OSU CAR facilities, accompanied by leaders from the Ohio State Office of Energy and Environment. Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni led the tour that showcased current work being done at OSU CAR.

    Tour stops included the battery research laboratories, engine dynamometers, and light and heavy duty chassis dynamometers. Congressman Johnson also got an up-close look at three of the motorsports/student projects groups housed at...

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