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Russ Research Center

Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology announces new Digital Design Studio at Russ Research Center.

Russ Research Center Sign

About the Russ Research Center

Founded by Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ, namesakes of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University, the Russ Research Center is a 75-acre high-tech research park in Dayton, Ohio, that is home to some of the area’s leading defense, engineering, and technology firms. The campus grew out of the­­ Russes’­ own company, Systems Research Laboratory (SRL), which they established on the Russ Research Center site in 1955. After pouring the footers for the building's foundation themselves, they developed SRL into one of the nation's leading electronic and automation corporations. The Russes established a legacy of entrepreneurial and technological excellence, and our business campus holds true to that legacy, hosting tenants in a range of industries from aerospace to life sciences.


  • Centrally located between downtown Dayton, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and Greene County Airport
  • 194,000 square feet of office and light manufacturing space on 73 acres
  • High-speed fiber-optic ring for data and communications
  • Home to engineering, IT, development, design, and manufacturing firms
  • Host to high-tech industries from aerospace to life sciences
  • 5,000 square feet of on-site conference, meeting, and teaching space

Lease Our Space

Russ Research Center Lease Option 1 Building

The Russ Research Center is a 73-acre research-focused business park owned by Ohio University. Our modern, well-maintained campus offers more than 194,000 square feet of office, engineering, light manufacturing and warehousing, and distribution space featuring a fiber-optic ring for high-speed data and communications, multiple floor plan options, a campus-like setting, and a modern conference center. For a tour of our research park or more information about available space, please contact Property Manager Mike Thuenen at 937.238.4841.

About the Russes

Fritz and Dolores Russ

Fritz Russ, a 1942 electrical engineering graduate from Ohio University,­ and his wife, Dolores, built one of the nation's top engineering firms on the site of the current Russ Research Center. The couple poured the footers for the foundation of Systems Research Laboratories themselves, establishing a legacy of entrepreneurship and technical excellence supported today by the work of the tenants in our research park. Learn more about the Russes ­­and their vision at the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College­ of Engineering and Technology.

Find Us

As a Russ Research Center tenant, you’ll enjoy close proximity to downtown Dayton, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and Greene County Airport from our research park in Beavercreek, Ohio.

Get Directions

Russ Research Center
2642 Indian Ripple Road
Dayton, OH 45440-3638

For general inquiries about the Russ Research Center, contact Mike Thuenen at 937.238.4841