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IBM ESS technology to provide 8.6 petabytes of software-defined storageCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Sep 24, 2019) — 

Soon, researchers throughout Ohio and beyond will have access to larger and even more secure storage options when it comes to housing their voluminous and potentially sensitive data.

OSC is set to deploy an additional 8.6 petabytes of high performance computing... Read more
Education specialist to advise Wofford College computer science professorCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug 15, 2019) — 

An Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) staff member will be serving as a mentor to a colleague from Wofford College as they work to boost a federal program aimed at expanding a capable and innovative advanced digital resource workforce across the country.

Katharine Cahill, Ph.D., an education and training specialist at OSC, will... Read more

Authors focus on challenges of HPC software installation, testingCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Jul 30, 2019) — 

A paper authored by staff members of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) earned best paper honors in the Facilitation of Advanced Research Computing track at the Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing Conference (PEARC), being held July 28–Aug. 1 in Chicago.

The paper, titled “A Continuous Integration-Based Framework... Read more

PEARC conference series focuses on research computing communityCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Jul 25, 2019) — 

Ohio Supercomputer Center staff members will be attending and presenting at the PEARC19 conference, July 28 – Aug. 1 in Chicago. PEARC (Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing) is an outgrowth of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (... Read more

19th Young Women's Summer Institute promotes science, technology among middle-school girlsCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Jul 19, 2019) — 

A dozen Ohio middle-school girls are spending part of their summer at the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s (OSC) 19th annual Young Women’s Summer Institute (YWSI), July 14-20 at The Ohio State University.

YWSI participants investigate complex science problems while discovering career opportunities in the... Read more

Jul 11, 2019

You’ve probably seen them on any road trip in the Buckeye State: brown aluminum signs with gold lettering detailing the story behind historical landmarks. Over 1,750 of these Ohio Historical Markers can be found around the state, with 20-30 new ones added each year. One of the people  behind the markers is Andy Verhoff, team lead for local history at the Ohio History Connection. After a select group of applications are chosen to become Ohio Historical Markers,Verhoff and a group... Read more

Annual conference to see posters, papers, workshops and tutorials from across the HPC worldChicagoJul 10, 2019

Ohio Supercomputer Center staff members will be attending and presenting at the PEARC19 conference, July 28 – August 1 in Chicago. PEARC (Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing) is an outgrowth of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) initiative of the National Science Foundation.... Read more

Schopis wraps up 23-year career with statewide broadband network June 30COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jun 25, 2019) — Paul Schopis, OARnet Executive Director

OARnet Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer Paul Schopis will retire June 30, following a two-plus-decade career that has made an enormous impact upon Ohio’s statewide IT network organization.

Schopis was appointed executive director of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet... Read more

DUBLIN, Ohio (Jun 18, 2019) — 

As the world’s most prestigious golfers teed off at the second round of the Memorial Golf Tournament in Dublin, just down the road an arguably more influential group gathered to discuss “courses.” Over 200 OhioLINK library staff members gathered for the second annual OhioLINK Summit May 31 at the Online Computer Library Center to share ideas, brainstorm on initiatives and ultimately change the lives of... Read more

Telecommunications veteran to step in for Schopis, who will retire June 30COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jun 18, 2019) — 

Longtime OARnet staff member Denis Walsh will serve as interim executive director of the statewide network organization beginning July 1, 2019, taking the reins after the June 30 retirement of current Executive Director Paul Schopis.

Denis Walsh

Chancellor Randy Gardner of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) made the... Read more

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