Past Events

Missed the event? You can watch the recorded webinars of the following programs anytime.

Dean's Roadshow: Building the Future

July 22, 2021

Buckeyes aren’t just champions on the field; we’re tackling innovative solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. Hear from Dean Howard and others on how the college plans to make an even greater impact in STEM education, research and entrepreneurship to help build a better future for all. An audience Q&A followed.

Dean's Roadshow: Meet Dean Howard

July 21, 2021

Get to know our new leader! Dean Howard will share her research background in artificial intelligence and robotics, as well as introduce some of her college priorities, with a focus on diversity, innovation and engineering for the greater good. An audience Q&A followed.









Women Who Lead

June 23, 2021

A video that premiered on International Women in Engineering Day (June 23, 2021) featuring a conversation between The Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson and College of Engineering Dean Ayanna Howard.









Where You Live Matters: Equity, Resilience and the Built Environment

April 1, 2021

Where you live matters when it comes to social justice—issues like energy, access to food and air quality are all impacted by the engineering and design of a community. Our faculty from civil engineering and city and regional planning discuss the impacts of infrastructure on our public health, economic stability and overall well-being.

Buckeyes Tackling Safety

December 10, 2020

On or off the field, when Buckeyes team up, amazing things can happen. “Buckeyes Tackling Safety" was a virtual event featuring Ohio State football alum and entrepreneur Shawn Springs. Discover how his company, Windpact, is partnering with College of Engineering faculty to make the world safer—solving unique impact challenges that span football to the armed forces.









Engineering Cures for Cancer

November 17, 2020

Did you know Buckeye Engineers play an important role in Ohio State’s world-class cancer research initiatives? Join Dean David Williams to learn about the new Center for Cancer Engineering and the collaborative cancer research of our faculty and staff. The future of cancer detection, prevention, and treatment is right now, right at Ohio State.








Reinventing the Bridge Street District 

October 27, 2020

Get a Buckeye’s behind-the-scenes look at the new Bridge Street District in the City of Dublin. Join alums Tim Schmalenberger (landscape architecture ’80), principal at MKSK, and Megan O’Callaghan (civil engineering ’98), Dublin’s deputy city manager, for a discussion on the history and future of this exciting project.









Engineering Elections: The Science Behind the Voting Process

October 26, 2020

How many voting machines should each polling place have? Does the line to vote really need to be that long? How safe and costly are vote-by-mail options likely to be? And could any of these things impact the outcome of an election? Join Theodore T. Allen, associate professor of integrated systems engineering at Ohio State and a member of the MIT Election Lab, to learn how engineers can solve voting process challenges.

Effect of COVID-19 on Mobility

July 29, 2020

Faculty and industry experts engage in a conversation about the potential implications of COVID-19 on the design of our communities and various modes of transportation including air travel, personal vehicles, public transit, micro-mobility and ride-hailing services.