The technical structure of AVS is organized as a matrix. Members can participate in one or more Divisions or Technical Groups, each of which is focused around a major topical area. Members may also participate in Chapters and Student Chapters, which are regional organizations that focus on local area needs.

Ohio - Past Events

AVS Ohio @ AVS 69

2023 AVS Ohio Symposium

On August 1, 2023, the 2023 AVS Ohio Symposium was held at the University of Dayton. The event included 30 attendees from industry, academia & government from across the state of Ohio. The invited talks represented the broad interests of the AVS community from biosensors to epitaxial materials. A contributed poster session allowed students & professionals to present their work. The following students were honored for their excellent poster presentations: PhD: Sneha Upadhyay , Ohio University, Master's: Carter Wade , Miami University, Undergrad: Riley Barrett , University of Dayton. A special thanks to our event sponsors Physical Electronics & Von Ardenne. 

Invited Talks:
  • Dr. Imad Agha, University of Dayton, “Prospects and Challenges of Optical Phase Change Materials”
  • Dr. Thaddeus Asel, Air Force Research Laboratory, “Investigation of β-Ga2O3 Material Properties for High Power Applications”
  • Prof. J. Perry Corbett. Miami University, “Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of Topological Spin Textures: Vortices, Skyrmions and Spiral”
  • Dr. Allison Hess-Dunning, Cleveland VA, "Soft Materials for Hard Problems: Materials and Microdevice Approaches for Enhancing Neural Interface Integration"




AVS Ohio Welcome Reception at AVS 68

The AVS Ohio Chapter welcomed chapter members to the 68th AVS Symposium in Pittsburgh, PA on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022. All attendees enjoyed delicious food & beverages while networking with their fellow Ohioans. 
A special thank you to the event sponsors, GP Plasma & Leybold.

A special undergraduate session was held at the 68th AVS Symposium was held in Pittsburg, Pa during the week of November 6, 2022. Undergraduate researchers contributed 25 posters & 5 oral presentations and were recognized in the AVS program and at their posters. All posters contained high quality work and received high accolades from the conference attendees. Our very own, Margaret Brown from the University of Dayton (pictured), was recognized for outstanding poster, as well as 4 other students. The undergraduate student participation at AVS-68 was organized by Erin Iski, Ashleigh Baber, Liney Arnadottir, and Dan Killelea in collaboration with the AVS Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Undergraduate students are invited to submit abstracts for AVS 69 held in Portland, OR, November 5th through November 10th, 2023.

AVS Ohio Student Scientist, Molly Brown, Awarded for Poster at AVS Symposium