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Research & Innovation

Right time, right place

Recruited to Ohio State at age 26, Ratmir Timashev turned opportunity into two wildly successful tech companies. It inspired his commitment to paying forward.

Timashev Foundation’s record gift will propel innovation

“We want to be a high-tech mecca,” says Ratmir Timashev. His generosity will create opportunities for students and faculty.

One space research lab in orbit, one on campus

Twin science parks will lead to innovative research and inject Ohio State into the space commercialization conversation.

Developing the smart pizza kitchens of tomorrow

At Agape Automation, Ohio State students and alumni are innovating to make work more efficient and enjoyable for restaurant associates.

10 Buckeye innovators striving for thriving

These professors, researchers and medical professionals maintain a constant focus on improving people’s lives.

6 student startups that got a boost from Ohio State

President’s Buckeye Accelerator provides teams with funding, skills building and mentorship to help them help others.

Soul mates and science: Here, he found 2 loves

Howard M. Johnson found a bright future on a campus far from home. Now, he and his late wife are lighting the way for others.

He sees the potential for data to do good 

Researcher Ayaz Hyder turns insights from the pandemic into tools that can help us better navigate future public health crises. 

Why Pelotonia makes this cancer researcher cry

Abby Zalenski’s grandpa lived thanks to a charity ride-funded treatment, and that put her on a path to help others. 

This project will track bees using their DNA  

Funded by the Defense Department, the professor-alumnus collaboration is intended to help protect crucial pollinators.