2020 Event Agenda

Saturday Sessions 11/7 (Eastern Standard Time)

10:00 a.m.

Welcome and Overview of Graduate Program

Learn the benefits of an Ohio State degree from our college leadership.

10:30 a.m.

Graduate School Application and Funding 101

Dr. La'Tonia Stiner-Jones, Assistant Dean of Graduate Program

Students will learn how to create a competitive admissions application to our engineering programs. In addition, students will learn about graduate school funding. 

11:30 a.m. Zoom break

11:45 a.m.


12:30 p.m.

What's it like to be a graduate student?

This student led panel discussion will provide our prospective students the opportunity to get to know buckeye engineering from the student perspective.


Conclusion of formal program.

1:00 p.m.

Exploring the PhD (optional)

Not sure about whether you’re interested in a MS or PhD program?  You’ll learn about the differences between the degrees and career opportunities available for both.

Weekday Sessions 11/9 - 11/13

Should your personal schedule conflict with our offerings we will work to find an alternate time for you to meet with someone from your program(s) of interest. Please contact us eng-gradpro@osu.edu

Monday 11/9
  • 11am-12pm: Biomedical Engineering Program Overview
  • 1-2pm: Mechanical and Aerospace (Nuclear) Admissions and Research Overview
  • 1-2pm: Electrical and Computer Engineering Program Overview
  • 2-2:30pm: Industrial and Systems Engineering Program Overview
  • 3-4pm: Chemical Engineering Program Overview
  • 4-5pm: Welding Engineering Program Overview
Tuesday 11/10
  • 11-11:30am: Computer Science and Engineering Program Overview
  • 12-1pm: Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering Program Overview
  • 4-5pm: Biomedical Engineering Research Labs
  • 5-5:30pm: Electrical Engineering Research Lab Visit
Wednesday 11/11 university closed for holiday
Thursday 11/12
  • 9:30-10am: CEMAS Overview - cemas.osu.edu (Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis) 
  • 10-11am: Engineering Education PhD Program Overview
  • 12-1pm: Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering Poster Session
  • 3-4pm: Materials Science and Engineering Program Overview
Friday 11/13
  • 11-11:30am: Industrial and Systems Engineering Program Overview
  • 1-1:45pm: Virtual tour of the Nuclear Reactor Laboratory


The Graduate Engineering Open House gave me all the necessary keys in deciding why Ohio State’s Graduate Program was right for me. The tour of the engineering facilities is what really sold me on my choice. – David M.