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  • Posted: 1 year 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

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    Ohio State’s Subsurface Energy Resource Center and Office of Energy and Environment awarded $50,000 in seed funding to initiate a comprehensive policy study of alternative fuels use in Ohio, with an initial focus on compressed and liquefied natural gas (CNG). The Center for Automotive Research also awarded $25,000, for a total of $75,000 to begin Phase I research. This seed funding will allow the study to begin and attract funding for the completion of the entire study, which will provide...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    In 10TV's recent story about autonomous vehicles--"Ohio State researchers working on car that will drive itself"--Arda Kurt, Senior Research Associate at Ohio State Center for Automotive Research, describes how driverless vehicles could impact local drivers.  "'So, if you can have this capability on your car, talking about Columbus, you can drive up to 315, push a button and read your morning newspaper till you come to the exit that you're going to take on 315, and take it from there,...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    Junmin Wang, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been appointed an associate editor of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control.  The Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control publishes theoretical and applied original papers in the traditional areas of dynamic systems, measurement, and control, as well as papers in interdisciplinary areas. More information is available here.

    This appointment is...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni presents “Optimal Energy Management of Hybrid Electric Vehicles: 15 Years of Development at The Ohio State University” this Friday January 11th. Lecture will be at 3pm in E001 Scott Lab. You are invited and encouraged to attend!

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    Joanna Pinkerton has joined Ohio State Center for Automotive Research (OSU CAR) as Senior Associate Director, according to Giorgio Rizzoni, Director of OSU CAR.

    In this newly created position Pinkerton will lead initiatives to strengthen industry, state, and federal collaborations; manage day to day fiscal, human resources, facility, marketing, and research operations; and participate in medium and long range planning. Additionally she will be the center’s key point of contact for...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    Jackie Marshall DiMarco, Chief Engineer of the Ford F-150, is a College of Engineering and OSU CAR alumna. Jackie was recently featured in the Detroit News article, "F-150's chief engineer is no lightweight".

    In her position at Ford Motor Co., Jackie has lead the team to switch from V8 engines to lighter and more efficient counterparts. The article discusses that the "F-150, which has been the best-selling pickup for nearly 36 years" is set "to again be crowned the biggest selling...

  • Posted: 1 year 7 months ago

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