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Listing of primary contact information for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University. The MSE department is comprised of two programs, Materials Science and Engineering and Welding Engineering. Each is housed in different locations on the campus.

MSE program and general contact:

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
177 Watts Hall
2041 College Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210

Watts Hall location on OSU campus map
Watts Hall is on the southwest corner of Woodruff Ave. and College Rd. on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University (building #107, see also the Google map below).

Telephone: (614) 688-3050
FAX: (614) 292-4668
General e-mail contact for MSE
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MSE buildings:

Watts Hall: 2041 College Rd., Columbus, OH 43210

MacQuigg Labs: 105 W. Woodruff Ave., Columbus, OH 43210

Fontana Labs: 116 W. 19th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210


Welding Engineering program

Welding Engineering Program
Edison Joining Technology Center (EJTC)
1248 Arthur Adams Dr.
Columbus, OH 43221

EJTC location on OSU campus map
EJTC is in the upper right of the map (building #057). The EJTC facility is shared by the Edison Welding Institute and the Welding Engineering program (see also the Google map below).

Telephone: (614) 292-2553
FAX: (614) 292-1537
General e-mail contact for Welding Engineering

WE Laboratory Supervisor:

Mr. Ed Pfeifer
614-292-4139


CEMAS, The Center for Electron Microscopy and AnalysiS

Center for Electron Microscopy and AnalysiS (CEMAS)
1305 Kinnear Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212

CEMAS location on OSU campus map
CEMAS is housed within a larger research complex on West Campus, within building #395 (see also Google map below). Limited free parking is available in the lot next to the building.

614-643-3110
Web: cemas.osu.edu
E-mail: cemas (at) osu.edu


Faculty & staff contact information

MSE-WE department directory

Undergraduate Advisor:

Ms Megan Daniels

Graduate Studies Coordinator:

Mr. Mark Cooper

Building Coordinator:

Mr. Ken Kushner


Visiting MSE and WE


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Parking for Watts Hall, MacQuigg Labs, and Fontana Labs (MSE)

The Tuttle Park Place parking garage (number 088 east of Ohio Stadium on the campus map) is available for general visitors to the department.

From the Tuttle Park Place parking garage to Watts Hall, 2041 College Rd.:

  1. Exit the parking garage and walk north (to the right) along Tuttle Park Place (the street between the garage and the stadium) to Woodruff Ave.
  2. Turn right (east) onto Woodruff Ave. and take Woodruff Ave. to College Rd.
  3. Watts Hall is on the southwest corner of Woodruff Ave. and College Rd. Watts Hall shown on OSU campus map.

The Ohio Union parking garage (number 288 on the campus map) is available for general visitors to the department.

From the Ohio Union parking garage to Watts Hall, 2041 College Rd.:

  1. Exit the parking garage on the College Rd. side and walk north (to the right) along College Rd.
  2. Follow College Rd. past the Oval (large open area on the left), past 17th, 18th, and 19th Avenues.
  3. Watts Hall is on the southwest corner of Woodruff Ave. and College Rd. Watts Hall shown on OSU campus map;

The Arps parking garage is not available for visitor use. Please use the Tuttle Park Place or Ohio Union parking facilities.

Parking for the Edison Joining Technology Center (WE)

EJTC surface lot, 1248 Arthur Adams Dr., Columbus, OH 43221
Use this link to Yahoo!'s map service for directions to the EJTC parking lot.

Parking is available in the surface lot immediately in front of the EJTC building. There is no cost to park in this lot and no permit is necessary.

The Welding Engineering program entrance is located on the east side of the building, to the right as one faces the Edison Welding Institute front entrance (EWI and the WE program share this facility).