College of Engineering Design Review Team

In response to COVID-19, the College of Engineering has established the Design Review Team to evaluate and prioritize ideas from Ohio State faculty and staff related to personal protective equipment (PPE) and other COVID-19 supply needs. This team was assembled based on their extensive experience in product design, materials, and manufacturing. 

The group will be responsible for rapidly moving promising ideas from University faculty and staff into the prototyping process while communicating with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Following approval, candidate designs will be fabricated using resources available to the University.
 

Blaine Lilly, Associate Chair of Undergraduate Education and a professor in design, mechanical, and aerospace engineering, will serve as the point of contact. 

Criteria for Review

The following criteria will be used for the design review process:

  1. The design must be easy to make and require minimal assembly
  2. The design must be able to be fabricated quickly (hundreds or so per day)
  3. The design must be made of materials that are available NOW, locally
  4. The design must be made of materials that can be sterilized (preferably chemically cleaned or autoclaved)

If your design fits each of these criteria, please email Blaine Lilly at lilly.2@osu.edu

While there is not a determined level of funding set aside for initiatives coming forward, if there are products that deem appropriate for rapid entry into the patient care environment, please consult with your respective fiscal officer.

Design Review Team


Blaine Lilly

Blaine Lilly

Professor
Design, Mechanical, and Aerospace Engineering

Email: lilly.2@osu.edu  


Jose Castro

Jose Castro

Professor
Integrated Systems Engineering

Jay Sayre

Jay Sayre

Director of Innovation
Institute for Materials Research


Sandra Metzler

Sandra Metzler

Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Kevin Wolf

Kevin Wolf

Student Shop Supervisor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Oversight Team


Vish Subramaniam

Vish Subramaniam

Chair
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Carlos Castro

Carlos Castro

Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering