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Like many college students, theater majors are facing the high cost of textbooks, which leaves little room in the budget for a budding thespian who often has to buy costumes, makeup, and props on top of it all. Lisa Bernd, Ph.D., assistant college lecturer in Cleveland State University’s theater department, decided to do something about this for her students. Thanks to grant programs through Cleveland State, the Michael Schwartz Library, and the Open Education Group, Cleveland State’s... Read more

OSC team presenting papers, posters; leading workshops, tutorials, BoFsColumbus, Ohio (Jul 23, 2018) — 

Several Ohio Supercomputer Center staff members will be attending the PEARC18 conference, being held this week (July 22-27) in Pittsburgh, Pa. PEARC (Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing) is an outgrowth of the Extreme Science and... Read more

Tomko, Dodds modernize WARP3D for larger, more complex simulation models

Columbus, Ohio (July 12, 2018)  The Ohio Supercomputer Center’s (OSC) Karen Tomko, Ph.D., and the University of Illinois/Urbana’s Robert Dodds, Ph.D., recently wrapped up a project that will greatly enhance the simulation capabilities of manufacturing engineers.  

Tomko and Dodds were co-principal investigators on the Intel Parallel Computer Center project, a two-year project with the goal of... Read more

Ohio Supercomputer Center to host 15 area middle school girls for a week-long summer campColumbus, Ohio (Jul 9, 2018) — 

Fifteen Ohio middle school girls will be spending a week of their summer at the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s (OSC) 29th annual Young Women’s Summer Institute (YWSI), July 15-21 at The Ohio State University. The girls will investigate complex science problems while discovering career opportunities in the science,... Read more

BGSU's McKay, Bullerjahn on the front lines of algal bloom fightRobert Michael McKay, Ph.D., Ryan Professor of Biology at Bowling Green State University, and George Bullerjahn, Ph.D., Professor of Research Excellence at BGSU, use OhioLINK's vast resources in their ongoing work to clean up the Lake Erie algal bloom. Photo credits: Brad Phalin, BGSU Marketing and Communications

Robert Michael McKay, Ph.D., and George Bullerjahn, Ph.D., had been studying water quality issues in the Great... Read more

Ohio State chemistry professor helped start OSC, served in leadership rolesColumbus, Ohio (Jun 26, 2018) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center is in the process of procuring a new high performance computing system this summer, and in line with its tradition of naming its systems after pioneers with an Ohio connection, the center looked to its earliest days.

Russell M. Pitzer, the honoree and now emeritus professor of chemistry at The... Read more

Photo from the 2017 Summer Institute.

Columbus, Ohio (May 29, 2018) — Seventeen Ohio high school students will be spending two weeks this summer at the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s 29th annual Summer Institute, June 10-22 at The Ohio State University. The students will investigate complex science and engineering problems while discovering career opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Since 1989, the Ohio Supercomputer Center (... Read more

Open OnDemand 1.3 features RPM-based installation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 14, 2018) – Developers of the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s innovative web-based portal for accessing high performance computing services have recently upgraded its capabilities.

OSC recently announced the release of Open OnDemand 1.3, the first version using its new RPM Package Manager, or Red Hat Package Manager, a common standard for distributing Linux software. 

Open OnDemand is an open-source... Read more

OhioLINK’s most recent addition to the team is Johnathan Michael, the resource acquisitions and contracting assistant. Johnathan brings a degree from Ohio University along with a background in education and music to the OhioLINK team.

We recently spoke with Johnathan about his music expertise, what brought him to OhioLINK, and his role with the library consortium. 

Johnathan Michael, OhioLINK resource acquisitions and contracting assistant.

Have you always lived in... Read more

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 6, 2018)  The demand for high performance computing in Ohio is relentless, and it does not discriminate by field.  At Thursday’s Ohio Supercomputer Center Statewide Users Group (SUG) spring conference, OSC clients in fields spanning everything from astrophysics to linguistics gathered to share research highlights and hear updates about the center’s direction and role in supporting science across Ohio. 

SUG is a volunteer group composed of the... Read more

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