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The OSGC is currently composed of 26 institutions of higher learning (18 universities [including 2 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)] and 7 community colleges), NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC), the Air Force Research Laboratories (AFRL), and various education outreach partners. The OSGC Program Office is located at the Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) in Cleveland, Ohio.

University Affiliates
Baldwin Wallace University Case Western Reserve University Cedarville University
Central State University Cleveland State University Kent State University
Marietta College Miami University Ohio Northern University
The Ohio State University Ohio University The University of Akron
University of Cincinnati University of Dayton The University of Toledo
Wilberforce University Wright State University Youngstown State University

Community College Affiliates
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Columbus State Community College Cuyahoga Community College
Lakeland Community College Lorain County Community College Sinclair Community College

Government Members
NASA Glenn Research Center

Campus Representatives at University Affiliates

Baldwin Wallace University

Dr. James (Jim) W. McCargar
Professor of Chemistry
Associate Dean
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing
Baldwin Wallace University
Phone: (440) 826-2313
Email: jmccarga@bw.edu
Mailing Address:
275 Eastland Road
216 Telfer Hall
Berea, OH 44017

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Case Western Reserve University logo

Roger D. Quinn, Ph.D.
Arthur P. Armington Professor of Engineering
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Phone: (216) 368-3222
Email: rdq@case.edu
Mailing Address:
Case School of Engineering
10900 Euclid Avenue - 818 Glennan Building
Cleveland, OH 44106

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Cedarville University logo

Robert Chasnov, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Professor and Dean
School of Engineering and Computer Science
Cedarville University
Phone: (937) 766-7683
Email: chasnovr@cedarville.edu
Mailing Address:
251 North Main Street
Cedarville, OH 45314

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Central State University logo

Augustus Morris, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.
Chair, Manufacturing Engineering
Central State University
Phone: (937) 376-6177
Email: amorris@centralstate.edu
Mailing Address:
1400 Brush Row Road
Jenkins Hall
P. O. Box 1004
Wilberforce, OH 45384

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Cleveland State University logo

Wei Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Faculty Advisor of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Chapter
Mechanical Engineering Department
Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-2595
Email: w.zhang13@csuohio.edu
Mailing Address:
1960 East 24th Street, FH 233
Cleveland, OH 44115

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Kent State University logo

Dr. Joseph D. Ortiz
Professor, Department of Geology
Center for Ecology and Natural Resources Sustainability
Kent State University
Phone: (330) 672-2225
Email: jortiz@kent.edu
Mailing Address:
800 East Summit Street
McGilvrey Hall 336
Kent, OH 44240

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Marietta College logo

Dr. Andrew Beck
Assistant Professor
Geology Department
Marietta College
Phone: (740) 376-4759
Email: awb003@marietta.edu
Mailing Address:
215 Fifth Street
Marietta, OH 45750

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Miami University logo

James Moller, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Phone: (513) 529-0715
Email: mollerjc@miamioh.edu
Miami University
Mailing Address:
650 East High Street
Garland Hall, Room 56F
Oxford, OH 45056-1462

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Ohio Northern University logo

Jed E. Marquart, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
Ohio Northern University
Phone: (419) 772-2384
Email: j-marquart@onu.edu
Mailing Address:
525 South Main Street
James Lehr Kennedy Building - Room 270
Ada, OH 45810

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The Ohio State University logo

Dr. Mo Samimy
The John B. Nordholt Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University Distinguished Scholar
Founding Director Emeritus, Aerospace Research Center (ARC)
The Ohio State University
Phone: (614) 292-5012
Email: samimy.1@osu.edu
Mailing Address:
Aerospace Research Center
The Ohio State University
2300 West Case Road
Columbus, OH 43235-7531

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Ohio University logo

Dr. Shawn Ostermann
Associate Dean for Research, Graduate Studies, and Planning
Russ College of Engineering and Technology
Ohio University
Phone: (740) 593-1482
Email: ostermann@ohio.edu
Mailing Address:
Stocker Center, Room 153
Athens, OH 45701-2979

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The University of Akron logo

Dr. Julie Zhao
Assistant Dean, Recruiting, Retention and Marketing
College of Engineering and Polymer Science
The University of Akron
Phone: (330) 972-2823
Email: ccmenze@uakron.edu
Mailing Address:
302 Buchtel Common
Auburn Science & Engineering Center (ASEC) - 203D
Akron, OH 44325-3901

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University of Cincinnati logo

Kelly Cohen, Ph.D.
Professor of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
Co-Director, UAV MASTER Lab
College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Cincinnati
Phone: (513) 556-3523
Email: Kelly.Cohen@uc.edu
Mailing Address:
2850 Campus Way
Rhodes Hall - Room 735
P. O. Box 210070
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0070

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University of Dayton logo

Dr. Robert J. Wilkens
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Dayton
Phone: (937) 229-2736
Email: rwilkens1@udayton.edu
Mailing Address:
300 College Park
Kettering Laboratories, Room 564 C
Dayton, OH 45469-0254

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The University of Toledo logo

Lesley M. Berhan, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
Associate Professor
Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Department
The University of Toledo
Phone: (419) 530-8220
Email: lesley.berhan@utoledo.edu
Mailing Address:
2801 West Bancroft Street
5004 Nitschke Hall, Mail Stop 310
Toledo, OH 43606

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Wilberforce University logo

Currently Vacant
Wilberforce University
Mailing Address:
1055 North Bickett Road
P. O. Box 1001
Wilberforce, OH 45384

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Wright State University logo

Mitch Wolff, Ph.D.
Mechanical & Materials Engineering
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Wright State University
Phone: (937) 775-5141
Email: mitch.wolff@wright.edu
Mailing Address:
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Russ Engineering Center 123
Dayton, OH 45435-0001

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Youngstown State University logo

Kevin J. Disotell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Youngstown State University
Phone: (330) 941-3114
Email: kjdisotell@ysu.edu
Mailing Address:
One University Plaza
Moser Hall, Room 2510
Youngstown, OH 44555

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Campus Representatives at Community College Affiliates

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College logo

Professor Abigail Yee
Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Center for Innovative Technologies (CIT)
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Phone: (513) 569-1741
Email: abigail.yee@cincinnatistate.edu
Mailing Address:
3520 Central Parkway
CIT - Room 210
Cincinnati, OH 45223

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Columbus State Community College logo

Professor Jeffery M. Woodson
Professor / Program Coordinator
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Program
Columbus State Community College
Phone: (614) 287-5014
Email: jwoodson@cscc.edu
Mailing Address:
550 East Spring Street
Eibling Hall 401E
Columbus, OH 43215

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Cuyahoga Community College logo

Professor Michelle S. Davis
Assistant Professor, Earth Science
Cuyahoga Community College
Phone: (216) 987-0611
Email: michelle.davis@tri-c.edu
Mailing Address:
STEM Department
11000 West Pleasant Valley Road – A217
Parma, OH 44130

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Lakeland Community College logo

Professor Tom Ciferno
Physics Instructor
Lakeland Community College
Phone: (440) 525-7104
Email: tciferno@lakelandcc.edu
Mailing Address:
7700 Clocktower Drive - B-3039
Kirtland, OH 44094

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Lorain County Community College logo

Regan L. Silvestri, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Division of Science and Mathematics
Lorain County Community College
Phone: (440) 366-7257
Email: rsilvestri@lorainccc.edu
Mailing Address:
1005 North Abbe Road, PS 200G
Elyria, OH 44035

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Sinclair Community College logo

Eric C. Dunn
Assistant Dean
Science, Mathematics and Engineering Division
Sinclair Community College
Phone: (937) 512-2721
Email: eric.dunn@sinclair.edu
Mailing Address:
444 West Third Street
Suite 6-112B
Dayton, OH 45402

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Representatives at Government Affiliates

NASA Glenn Research Center logo

Mr. Robert F. LaSalvia
Chief, Office of Education
NASA Glenn Research Center
Phone: (216) 433-8981
Email: Robert.F.LaSalvia@nasa.gov
Mailing Address:
21000 Brookpark Road, Mail Stop 7-4
Cleveland, OH 44135-3191

M. David Kankam, Ph.D. (EE), Dip. Bus. Admin.
NASA Administrator’s Fellow (NAFP) - Cohort I
University Affairs Officer-GRC / NIFS Lead
NASA Glenn Research Center
Phone: (216) 433-6143
Email: Mark.D.Kankam@nasa.gov
Mailing Address:
21000 Brookpark Road
Mail Stop 49-5
Cleveland, OH 44135-3191

Ms. Susan M. Kohler
NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative (EPDC) Specialist
NASA Glenn Research Center
Phone: (216) 433-5104
Email: susan.m.kohler@nasa.gov
Mailing Address:
21000 Brookpark Road
Mail Stop 7-4
Cleveland, OH 44135-3191

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