Gear Dynamics and Gear Noise Short Course
(April 1 - 4, 2019)

Location of the Gear Short Course

The Fawcett Center (on OSU Campus)

Address: 2400 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 292-8033

Direction to Fawcett Center:

  • Parking at the Fawcett Center requires a visitor’s permit (will be email to you 1-2 before the course start). Please print and bring it with you and display it in your vehicle as instructed. Please read the “fine print” carefully.
  • Some nearby hotels may provide a shuttle service to the Fawcett Center. Please contact your hotel front desk
  • No smoking is allowed at the Fawcett Center or on the OSU Campus. (It is strictly enforced even in the parking lots.

  • The final agenda will be provided on Day 1.

  • You will be given the registration badge and course notes on Day 1 between 7:30 and  8:00 am. There will be a networking social event on Day 1 from 5 to 6.30pm. Thus, plan your dinner accordingly.

  • There will be a tour of the GearLab and the Acoustics and Dynamics Lab on Day 2. Transportation (from and to the Fawcett Center) will be provided by a bus. Thus, leave your vehicles in the Fawcett Center parking lot and take your valuables with you.

  • Lunches are included and will be held at the Fawcett Center from 12 to 1 pm. If you have dietary restrictions, let us know by indicating it on the registration form. You may be given special meal tickets within your registration badges.
  • Coffee, tea, water, and cold drinks will be provided during the breaks and in the morning.
  • The Fawcett Center (or your hotel) web site should have some links for ‘tourist’ activities and dining suggestions.

Nearby Hotels (within about a mile from Fawcett Center)

This is not a comprehensive listing of hotels in the Columbus-Ohio State area.


Hilton Garden Inn Columbus

Address: 3232 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202


Fairfield Inn & Suites - OSU

Address: 3031 Olentangy River Road, Columbus OH 43202  

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - OSU

Address: 3045 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202

Springhill Suites by Marriott - Columbus OSU

1421 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43212


Red Roof Inn Columbus - The Ohio State University

Address: 441 Ackerman Road, Columbus, OH 43202


The Blackwell Inn

Address: 2110 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus, OH 43210

Homewood Suites – Columbus/OSU

Address: 1576 West Lane Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43221

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus/University Area
Address: 3160 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio, 43202

Nearby Airport - Columbus

Port Columbus International Airport (CMH)

The Fawcett Center is about 15 minutes northwest of Port Columbus International Airport.