Gear Dynamics and Gear Noise Short Course
(October 4 -7, 2021)

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.

Fairfield Inn & Suites (Marriott)
3031 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
(614-267-1111, )

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus/University Area
3260 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
(614-263-8700, )

Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area
3232 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
(614-263-7200, )

HolidayInn Express – University Area
3045 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
(614-447-1212. )

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus/OSU
1576 West Lane Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43221
(614-488-1500, )

Marriott Columbus University Area
3100 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
(614-447-9777. )

Motel 6 – Columbus - OSU
3246 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
(614-267-4646. )

Red Roof Inn - OSU
441 Ackerman Road, Columbus, OH 43202
(614-267-9941, )

SpringHill Suites – Columbus OSU
1421 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43212
(614-297-9912, )

Staybridge Suites University Area -OSU
3125 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
(614-262-6900, )

The Blackwell
2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH 43210
(614-247-4003, 866-247-4003, )

Nearby Airport - Columbus

Port Columbus International Airport (CMH)

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