Multi-Phase Technology and Corrosion Center

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Photo of the Corrosion Center at Ohio University

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The Corrosion and Multiphase Technology building is located on West State Street, coordinates C-1 on the campus map. It is marked as #144 on the map. The building houses the Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology, which currently includes three main Joint Industry Projects or "JIPs."

The facility is the largest research facility of its kind in the world, with nine large-scale flow loops in operation. These large-scale flow loops are ideal for various research projects and enable researchers to deal with a wide variety of research requests. Corrosion engineers from around the globe look to the ICMT to provide them with information and corrosion prediction tools to meet the demands of their business. These engineers also act as representatives from sponsor companies which fund specific projects and pay annual membership fees to be privy to the results of the Institute's research, and to provide direct guidance on industrial needs.


The Corrosion and Multiphase Technology building was constructed in 1997 for two million dollars. In 1999, Institute status was granted by OU as an umbrella organization for three centers that focus on research topics related to internal pipeline corrosion and multiphase flow characterization.


334 W. State St., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

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The Enterprise Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

The Research & Enterprise Green is located off W State St. Notable Buildings include: Innovation Center, the Bio-Chemistry Building, and the OHIO Student Farm.

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