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New system to represent increase in speed, efficiency, capacity Columbus, Ohio (Nov 1, 2018) — 

Ohio Supercomputer Center engineers and Dell EMC specialists are testing and preparing to deploy the center’s newest, most efficient supercomputer system, the liquid-cooled, Dell EMC-built Pitzer Cluster.

“Ohio continues to make significant investments in the Ohio Supercomputer Center to benefit higher education institutions and industry throughout the... Read more

Keynote: Intel’s Fromkin discusses new tech, data analyticsColumbus, Ohio (Oct 5, 2018) — 

Exciting innovations and new research frontiers are breaking through every day in Ohio, and attendees of the fall Statewide Users Group Conference at the Ohio Supercomputer Center on Thursday got a preview of some innovations to come.

SUG is a volunteer group composed of the Ohio university faculty who provide OSC’s leadership with program... Read more

Indiana University, Energy Services Network to lead $3.5 million NSF project COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct 5, 2018) — 

OARnet recently joined several other regional and federal network organizations on a three-year, $3.5 million grant to help scientists more efficiently work with massive... Read more

Collaborative to create, offer computational, data science coursesColumbus, Ohio (Oct 9, 2018) — 

An NSF-funded pilot program led by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) seeks to grow the country’s research workforce with individuals trained in computational and data science, particularly through curriculum taught at institutions faced with resource limitations and focused on minority inclusion.

OSC staff members will coordinate the... Read more

For two decades, opiates have become a major way Americans treat chronic pain. Of course, bad side effects and addiction often accompany opiate use. But what if there was another way to fight chronic pain?

Philip Allen, Ph.D., and his colleagues at The University of Akron’s Conquer Chiari Research Center (CCRC) are exploring the effectiveness of alternatives to opiates and pain relief medicines by using his research in one clinical disorder, Chiari Malformation Type I, which causes... Read more

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug 20, 2018) — 

Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey recently appointed Paul Schopis as the sixth permanent executive director of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet).

Schopis previously served as interim executive director of OARnet, a charter member of ODHE’s Ohio Technology Consortium, located on the west campus of The Ohio State University.

Paul Schopis

Schopis leads an... Read more

Columbus, Ohio (Aug 20, 2018) — 

Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey recently appointed David E. Hudak, Ph.D., as the fourth permanent executive director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC).

David Hudak, Ph.D.

Hudak previously served as interim executive director of OSC, a charter member of ODHE’s Ohio Technology Consortium, located on the west campus of The Ohio State University.

Hudak leads an... Read more

Ohio’s affordable learning efforts continue to gain a foothold throughout the state

Akron, Ohio (Aug. 16, 2018) – OhioLINK, the ALAO (Academic Library Association of Ohio) Scholarly Communications Interest Group, and The University of Akron’s Affordable Learning Initiative group co-sponsored the inaugural Affordable Learning Ohio Summit at The University of Akron on Aug. 1-2. 

The event was designed to help foster information sharing amongst Ohio’s institutions already engaged in, or... Read more

About three years ago, standing in the hallway outside his office, Philip Stinson, Ph.D., asked a colleague when the phone calls, emails, and national curiosity would stop.

Philip Stinson, Ph.D., associate professor in Bowling Green State University’s Human Services Department in the Criminal Justice Program.

“He said, ‘It’s not going to stop,’” Stinson said. “I thought he was joking, but it hasn’t stopped.”

Type Stinson’s name into ... Read more

D.K. Panda research group maintains popular HPC communications library

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug. 7, 2018) – A broad array of researchers, developers, system administrators, and students who share an interest in the MVAPICH open-source library for high performance computing have gathered at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) this week (Aug. 6-8) for the sixth meeting of the MVAPICH Users Group (MUG).

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