1. Ohio State Researchers Propose Sustainable Methods for Turning Food Processing Waste into Dollar Signs

    Feb 13, 2023

    Ohio State researchers are doing anything but wasting their time.  Click here to learn more.

  2. Researchers dig deep into the huge potential value of industrial food waste

    Feb 10, 2023

    Starch-heavy foods such as popcorn and old pizza can be used to make bioplastics and high fiber wastes like tomato peels and eggshells are excellent fillers for tires and other rubber products.  Click here to learn more.

  3. Spinning food processing waste into ‘gold’

    Jan 25, 2023

    Study proposes profitable ways to repurpose industrial waste.  Click here to read more.

  4. This professor is pioneering sustainable rubber

    Jul 12, 2022

    Katrina Cornish is growing a precious natural resource in our own backyard. Click here to read more.

  5. Katrina Cornish Receives 2021 CFAES Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award

    Apr 12, 2021

    Congratulations to Dr. Katrina Cornish for winning this prestigious award!  The CFAES Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award honors academic, disciplinary, and professional excellence in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.  Click here to watch the 2021 CFAES Celebration of Research video featuring Katrina.

  6. Katrina Cornish to be named 2021 Senior Faculty Researcher of the Year Award Winner

    Feb 5, 2021

    Congratulations to Dr. Katrina Cornish who was awarded the 2021 Senior Faculty Researcher of the Year Award! The award will be formally presented at the CFAES Annual Research Conference, which will be held virtually on Thursday, April 8th!

  7. Researchers exploring potential of the dandelion

    May 28, 2020

    Most people view dandelions either as golden symbols of springtime or as tenacious invaders to a pristine lawn. But could they also save us from a potential national crisis? The answer is Yes!, and you can find out how by clicking here.

  8. Two Cornish Lab Students Graduated!!

    May 13, 2020

    Two Cornish Lab students graduated in December! Congratulations to Tony Xianjie Ren for earning his PhD and Mingde Liu for earning Masters!! We are so proud of their accomplishments and wish them all the best in their future endeavors! Click here to learn more about these remarkable graduates and other Cornish Lab alumni!

  9. Katrina Cornish Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

    Mar 31, 2020

    The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Katrina Cornish, Ph.D., Endowed Chair and Ohio Research Scholar, Bioemergent Materials, Horticulture and Crop Science/Agricultural and Biological Engienering, The Ohio State University to its College of Fellows. Click here to read more!

  10. Ohio State Researchers Work to Solve Global Rubber Shortage

    Jan 30, 2020

    Catheters, medical and sporting gloves, tires, condoms and some 50,000 other products depend on the more than 15 million tons of natural rubber produced every year.  Click here to see how Dr. Cornish and OSU colleagues are making a difference in the rubber industry.