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Feb 18, 2020

The Ohio Federal Research Network awards $7.5 million in grants to advance unmanned aerial systems innovations 

DAYTON, Ohio -- The Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) today announced that it has awarded $7.5 million in grants to six projects in round four of the organization’s Sustaining Ohio Aeronautical [...]
Mar 8, 2019

Ohio Federal Research Network team demos battery with double lifespan

(Springfield, OH)… An Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) project team, led by Dr. Vikas Prakash of Case Western Reserve University, successfully flew a drone outfitted with structural batteries for [...]
Dec 4, 2018

Ohio Federal Research Network Pools Research on Next-Generation Battery

(Dayton, Ohio)… A new Lithium-Sulfur battery being developed in an Ohio research collaboration can store two to three times as much energy as the most efficient Lithium-Ion battery on the market. Over [...]
Dec 3, 2018

Jet Engine Efficiency is Focus of Ohio Federal Research Network

(Columbus, Ohio)… The hotter a jet engine can run, the more efficiently it can generate power. Because of the cross-disciplinary applications for jet engines or gas turbines — from flying a military [...]
Aug 9, 2018

Creating more Transparency when Humans Interact with Big Data

(Dayton, Ohio) …Whether we are always aware of it, humans are interacting with machine learning programs, and their algorithms, more and more each day. Decisions such as which customer service [...]
Jul 17, 2018

OFRN Awards $6.3 million in Round 3 Grants to Advance UAV Innovations

The Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) awarded $6.3 million to four teams in support of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) research and development (R&D). Funding was awarded under OFRN’s Sustaining Ohio [...]
Jun 27, 2018

Sweat Sensing Research Making Breakthroughs in Noninvasive Biochemical Data Collection

OFRN PRESS RELEASE – June 26, 2018 (Cincinnati, Ohio) … Every day, vast amounts of data are being collected about us from our cell phones, computers, and even our homes, yet the ways to gather data [...]
Jun 14, 2018

Ohio Researchers from Academia, Government and Business Work to Create More Trust in Autonomous Systems

(Dayton, Ohio) …. Autonomous vehicles are increasingly becoming part of the public discourse. Last year, Ohio passed legislation to allow autonomous delivery robots on sidewalks and just this past [...]
May 14, 2018

Motion Sickness linked to Lower Back Pain for many U.S. Naval Aircrew

What’s the number one complaint for U.S. Navy Aircrew? Surprisingly enough, one of the top issues for Naval aircrew is lower back pain – something to which most of us can relate. But in the US [...]
Feb 5, 2018

Ohio Engineering Team Leading Way in Smart Material Research

From aviation, to automation, to biomedicine, one consistent problem engineers are working to improve is the science of creating motion, known as actuation. Researchers have been studying smart [...]
Dec 19, 2017

Building a Better Battery through the Ohio Federal Research Network

Whether it’s for a cell phone, laptop, or camera, people always complain about their batteries. The problems remain the same – the amount of time needed between recharge as well as the overall life of [...]