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Board of Trustees approves funding for the design of new residential housing on Athens campus, endorses strategy for the rehabilitation and development of The RidgesJanuary 20, 2023
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved funding for the design phase of new Athens campus housing construction on South Green as outlined in the Housing Master Plan during its Jan. 19-20 meetings.
Engineering Technology and Management professors create opportunities in robotics for their studentsJanuary 20, 2023
Engineering Technology and Management professor Zaki Kuruppalil and associate professor Paul Deering earned certifications in robotics and automation to create more opportunities for their students.
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Reimagining Plastic Waste with the Russ College of Engineering and Technology
Researchers at Ohio University have a vision to address environmental challenges by repurposing mining and plastic waste into high performance building materials that possess lower embodied energy and emissions than current plastic composites. OHO's trademark RC Squared combines reclaimed carbon and plastic materials, forming high performance engineering plastic composed of nearly 100% recycled components.