You can now watch Dr. Whitacre’s address, download the presentation slides, and print a pdf of the speech from the Office of Research web site.
If you would like specific slides from the PowerPoint presentation that accompanied Dr. Whitacre’s address, contact Beth Haas at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 688-4725.
Ohio State’s 2012 Innovator of the Year is Liang-Shih (L.S.) Fan, Distinguished University Professor and C. John Easton Professor of Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Jessica Winter, associate professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, is the 2012 Early Career Innovator of the Year, and Qussai Marashdeh, senior research associate, Department of Biomolecular Engineering, is the 2012 Student Innovator of the Year. These awards, established to support and stimulate entrepreneurial activity at Ohio State, recognize researchers working actively to promote commercialization of university intellectual property.
Caroline Whitacre, vice president for research, delivered the annual State of Research address on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater.
In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Morrill Act, this year’s address, titled “The Public Research University: Forces of Change,” reviewed the influences that created today’s public research university and explored the forces that will shape its future. Along the way, Ohio State research that exemplified how the university is meeting these future challenges were highlighted.
A video of today’s presentation, as well as a copy of the text and slides, will be posted soon.
On Thursday, October 11, 2012, Caroline Whitacre, vice president for research, will deliver the 2012 annual State of Research address. The event, which is open to the public, will take place at 8:30 a.m. in the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater. (Please note the new date and location).
This year, in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Morrill Act, Dr. Whitacre will review the influences that created today’s public research university and explore the forces that will shape its future, highlighting Ohio State research that exemplifies how the university is meeting these challenges.
Immediately following the address, Dr. Whitacre will present the 2012 Innovator of the Year Awards. A reception, honoring the winners and the nominees, will take place in the Mershon Hall lobby.
The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) supports member investigators and their research teams from colleges across Ohio State and Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Translating Discovery to Medical Practice. The CCTS provides biostatistical analysis and study design, biomedical informatics, community resources and partners, ethics and regulatory expertise, clinical trial assistance, pilot funding opportunities, research education and training programs, and many specialized technical resources and cores.
Visit the Research Expo on Tuesday (10/2) and learn about the CCTS and the more than 50 other centers all designed to support the growth of your research program. Register today!
Register now for the Research Expo – a showcase of more than 50 exhibitors (research centers, institutes, core laboratories, campus vendors) and learn about the programs and services available to support your research. The Expo is open to all members of the Ohio State research community – faculty, staff, and students.
Thank you for all of the nominations for the 2012 Innovators of the Year. Nominations are closed and will be reviewed by a committee composed of individuals both internal and external to the university. The winners will be announced immediately following the “State of Research” address given by Dr. Whitacre on October 11, 2012, at the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater.
On Thursday, October 11, 2012, Caroline Whitacre, vice president for research, will deliver the 2012 annual State of Research address. The event, which is open to the public, will take place at 8:30 a.m. in the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater. Dr. Whitacre will also be presenting the Innovator of the Year Awards. A reception follows in the Mershon Hall lobby.
Registration is requested.
As Ohio State continues to expand its role in the commercialization of research, it is important that we create an environment that facilitates and rewards research creativity and entrepreneurship. To support and stimulate entrepreneurial activity among our researchers, three university-wide awards will be presented this year to reward our most successful entrepreneurs. Nominations are sought in the following categories: Innovator of the Year, Early Career Innovator of the Year, and Student Innovator of the Year. One award will be given in each category.