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Research Seed Grant Recipients Announced

Professor Lingying ZhaoThe China Gateway Research Seed Grant competition promotes research collaborations between Ohio State faculty and partners in the Greater China region, including Hong Kong and Taiwan. The grant provides seed funding that promotes interdisciplinary research on the Discovery Themes of food production and security, health and wellness, energy and environment and the humanities and arts.

This year's grant recipients are:

Lingying Zhao, professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, for her proposal, Agricultural Energy and the Environment: China-U.S. Research and Education Collaboration.

Shu-Hua Wang, MD, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, for her proposal, Establishing a New Unique Partnership Between The Ohio State University and China Global One-Health Partners.

All finalists for this award exemplified Ohio State's goal to conduct research and collaborate with Chinese counterparts. All Discovery Theme areas were addressed by the finalists and the winners each receive a $20,000 grant this year.