Serving science and society since 1900

The Ohio Journal of Science (OJS) is an international, multidisciplinary journal published Open Access online by The Ohio State University Libraries.

The Ohio Journal of Science (OJS) has published peer-reviewed, original contributions to science, education, engineering, and technology since 1900. Authors include academic professionals, undergraduate and graduate students and high-achieving high school students. The OJS encourages submission of manuscripts relevant to Ohio, but readily considers all submissions that advance the mission of The Ohio Academy of Science to foster curiosity, discovery and innovation to benefit society. The Ohio State University Libraries publish Open Access online OJS program abstracts and articles as accepted throughout the year. Because the OJS is an international multidisciplinary journal, authors should write clearly, concisely, and avoid excessive jargon to assure broad understanding of their work by those whose fields may differ from the authors. Direct questions to the Editor ojs@ohiosci.org.


Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal’s policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process. Authors must be members to submit.

Editorial Staff

About the Editor:

Dr. Barry J. Allred
Editor, OJS

Dr. Barry J. Allred, a retired career professional with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), has been Editor of The Ohio Journal of Science since January 1, 2023. 

During the last 24 years, Dr. Allred held positions of Agricultural Engineer with the USDA-Agricultural Research Service and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. A member and volunteer of The Ohio Academy of Science, he has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers.

Dr. Allred holds a PhD from Oklahoma State University, a master’s degree from Western Michigan University, a master’s degree from Northern Illinois University, and a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University.

He is a registered professional engineer, a licensed professional geologist, and holds a US Federal Aviation Administration remote pilot certificate. His specialties include hydrology, geotechnical and agricultural engineering, geology and geophysics, soil science, and computer modeling.

Please click on the Associate Editor’s picture to learn more.

Associate Editors

Barbara Oswald

Dr. Barbara B. Oswald
Miami University

Dr. Endia Crabtree
Boston Scientific

Dr. Greg Smith
Kent State Univeristy

Dr. Naava Schottenstein
Columbus State Community College

Dr. Buket Barkana
University of Akron

Dr. Shantanu Rao
University of Findlay

Dr. Sabrina R. Brown
Defiance College

Dr. Ramanitharan Kandiah
Central State University

Dr. Jenise Snyder
Ursuline College

Dr. Liqun Ning
Cleveland State University


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