The Ohio State University provides next-generation workforce education and leading-edge research in microelectronics.
Bringing together world-class research faculty and engaging innovative students, Ohio State provides transformative advances in materials design and synthesis, including wide-bandgap semiconductors, magnetic materials, and quantum materials.
Our characterization and testing facilities, including the NanoSystems Laboratory and the Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis (CEMAS), bridge academia and industry providing cross- and interdisciplinary opportunities for significant research advances for materials and device architecture.
In addition, Ohio State’s has multiple labs that are advancing radiofrequency and power, photonics and infrared, and large-scale integration and mixed-signal circuits and revolutionizing microelectronics for computing, switching and detection.
Ohio State is a leader in workforce development education and training with multiple semiconductor and microelectronics degree programs and certificates, and opportunities for industry collaboration, internships with national labs, externships with military research labs and exposure to private research foundations.
Located within a day’s drive of 50 percent of the United States and home to multiple Fortune 500 companies, Ohio State and central Ohio are well-positioned to catapult semiconductors and microelectronics into next-generation research and readiness.
Ohio State's Distinguishing Strengths
System and Circuit Architecture
- Hardware security, trust, and assurance
- Power Management/electrification
- Circuit design
- Network on a chip
- Regulators and modulators
- RF amplifier design
- Electron microscopy
- Optical spectroscopy
- RF/power characterization
- Electronic defect and interface spectroscopy (DLTS, DLOS)
Novel Materials and Devices
- Beyond CMOS/emergent phenomena
- Wide bandgap semiconductors
- Integrated and silicon photonics
- Photonic and opto-electronic devices and sensors
- Atomistic calculations: Band structure, band offsets, defects, doping, interfaces, optical and dielectric properties, physics, quantum coherence
Manufacturing and Fabrication
- Robotics and automation
- Process simulation for front end and wire bonding
- Integrated circuit design and fabrication
Workforce Training and Curriculum Development
- Manufacturing technology, experiential training
To learn more or connect with Ohio State microelectronics researchers, please contact the Enterprise for Research, Innovation and Knowledge.