The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” With this goal as a starting point, the Fulbright Program has provided over 300,000 participants—chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential — with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. For more information about each of the four categories, please visit their respective sites.

General Information OSU Information OSU Contact
Fulbright Scholar Awards   Julie Walkin
Visiting Fulbright Scholars   Adria Buncal
Fulbright U.S. Student Awards   LeAnn Adam
Fulbright International Students   Marigold Holmes

During 2014-15, the following scholars will be teaching, conducting research or both either in a country abroad or here at OSU. 

OSU Fulbright Scholars

Gary Hartshorn (2014-15)

National University of Colombia  (Forestry)

Project Title: Integrating Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development - See more at:

Project Title: Integrating Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development

Michael Lerner (2015-16)

University of Muenster/ Battery Rsearch Center in Germany (Chemistry)

Project Title: Integrating Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development - See more at:

Project Title: Application of New Graphite Chemistry in Battery or Supercapacitor Electrodes

David Luft (2014-15)

University of Vienna  (History)

Project Title: Austrian Intellectual History

Visiting Fulbright Scholars to OSU

Wen I Chuang

National Taiwan University  (Business)

Project Title: Which Market is the Main Source of Market-Wide Information? The Stock versus Futures Markets

Olav Hoeiboe 

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Agriculture/Forestry)

Project Title: Wood Quality Modeling and City Region Consumers' Preferences for Wood Used in City Region Buildings

Ewemoje Oluseyi Ewemoje

Oluseyi (Elizabeth) Ewemoje is a PhD candidate at the University of Ibadan, in Ibadan, Nigeria in the Department of Environmental Engineering.  As a visiting Fulbright Student Researcher, she will focus on the treatment of wastewater by biological methods with the goal of protecting public health.  Her sponsoring professor at OSU is Dr. Brian Woods, School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering.

Project Title: Investigation of the Performance of Two Different Aquatic Tropical Plants in Constructed Wetlands






Polona Žnidaršič Plazl Polona

Dr. Žnidaršič Plazl is a Fulbright Scholar from the University of Ljubljana, in Ljubljana, Slovenia where she is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology.  Polona's research interest is in the design, integration and intensification of bioprocesses in microscale-based structures.  During her stay at OSU, Dr. Žnidaršič Plazl will focus on the implementation of microfluidics in bioprocessing and for advanced therapeutics.  She is hosted by Dr. Goran Jovanovic in the School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering and the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute.   

Project Title: Microfluidics for Advanced Therapeutics


Former OSU Fulbright Scholars               Former Visiting Fulbright Scholars