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Industrial Advisory Board

The Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) consists of one representative from each of the companies who sponsor the program as full members. Up to two representatives are allowed per company. These representatives have the responsibility for evaluating current research thrusts, suggesting new opportunities, providing input on center operations, attracting research partners to the center, and matching center capabilities with unfilled research needs.

  • Members or Affiliates: Companies, Government Agencies, R&D Organizations, and Small Businesses
  • More than one membership is allowed, though the number of IAB representatives cannot exceed two per member
  • IAB establishes bylaws for the Center
  • Invited Observer may attend the closed-door Center technical meetings, but not the IAB meetings

Current and eligible Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) members and representatives of the National Science Foundation and Ohio State University should contact the SVC Director for the following items:

  • Minutes of the IAB meetings
  • Project reports
  • Center Annual Reports
  • Project Proposals