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PHILADELPHIA – Leaders of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) recently attended a number of workshops and discussions all aimed at continuing to advance networking services to thousands of educational institutions across the nation.

OARnet Interim Executive Director Paul Schopis

The co-located workshops and meetings included a National Science Foundation (NSF) Campus Cyberinfrastructure Primary Investigator (PI) workshop and the ESnet Site Coordinators Committee (ESCC) at the... Read more

OSU-Lima student uses OhioLINK to research how numbers evolved

Hali Finfrock pulled on a thread and unraveled a wealth of information recently that gave her a whole new perspective on numbers and her major.    

The Ohio State University at Lima sophomore math major is a student worker for the campus library. During a discussion with Calvin Cleary, OSU-Lima’s reference librarian, the two noticed a picture that showed a number five that looked like a hand-written numeral four.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 26, 2016) – OhioLINK is excited to welcome a new member to its team. Christiana Congelio joined OhioLINK on Oct. 24 as its coordinator of member services and marketing. In this role, Congelio will work closely with the executive director, deputy director, other OhioLINK staff and personnel from OhioLINK member institutions to develop, maintain and assess member services for OhioLINK. She will oversee communication and marketing activities for the organization... Read more

FSAE app helps student racing teams gain ‘wind tunnel’ access

During his 20-plus years in the high-stakes world of auto racing, Ray Leto rarely had time to offer much help to students interested in the engineering side of race teams.

When he became the president of TotalSim USA, Leto had a bit more time to mentor and advise students. One of the ways he’s done that is by helping students help themselves with the FSAE app.

Ray Leto

In late 2015, TotalSim USA – an engineering... Read more

Dean of Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science to discuss sustainable energy phenomena

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 15, 2016) – Emily A. Carter, Ph.D., will deliver the 2016 Russ Pitzer Symposium Lecture, speaking on “Sustainable Energy Phenomena from First Principles: From Fuel Cells to Fusion.”

Emily A. Carter, Ph.D.

The lecture, organized and supported by The Ohio State University’s Department of Chemistry and the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), will be... Read more

Four winners crowned in Flash Talk, Poster competitions

Columbus, Ohio – More than ever, academic and manufacturing researchers from across Ohio are turning to the high performance computing power offered by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC). On Thursday, an abundance of that research was on display at OSC’s semi-annual Statewide Users Group (SUG) meeting.

Attendees shared and gained insight into topics ranging from auto safety and dark matter to gene flow and a myriad of chemistry-... Read more

The CEMAS booth at M&M 2016

For a microscopy center, the chance to show 2,000 visiting researchers and microscopists the cutting-edge capabilities one offers is too important to hit any snags. So when the 2016 Microscopy & Microanalysis meeting came to Columbus, Ohio, The Ohio State University’s Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis (CEMAS) turned to OARnet to help exhibit its local and, more importantly, remote microscopy capabilities.

Since the possibility of moving $9... Read more

CLEMSON, S.C. (Sept. 30, 2016) – The National Science Foundation has awarded a consortium of 28 collaborating institutions, including the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and led by Clemson University, a $750,000 grant to fund a Research Coordination Network to set up a national forum for the exchange and dissemination of best practices, expertise and technologies to enable the advancement of campus-based research computing activities. 

The project, entitled “RCN:... Read more

Runyon family runs the family pizza business and takes online coursework togetherNorthwest State Community College in Archbold, Ohio

While the ideal of “doing it all” escapes most of us, Kristen Runyon comes pretty close to capturing it. The mother of three homeschooled her kids through high school while also continuing her own education at Northwest State Community College near her home in Fayette, Ohio. She also recently took the helm of a pizza business that’s been in her family for more... Read more

Newest version of OnDemand platform offers upgraded features, app sharing

Columbus, Ohio (Sept. 14, 2016) – The Ohio Supercomputer Center has launched OnDemand 3.0, a vastly upgraded version of its “one-stop shop” for access to its High Performance Computing services.

This latest version of OSC’s custom-built OnDemand web portal is the first to be based on Open OnDemand, an NSF-funded OSC project to develop an open-source web portal providing advanced web and graphical... Read more