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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

Columbus, Ohio – The OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertation (ETD) Center database is about to get a major influx of content to further benefit students, faculty and researchers.

On September 7, the ETD Center added a new capability called Retrospective Batch Upload, in which OhioLINK member libraries and graduate schools can upload older theses and dissertations in bulk. Previously, ETDs could be uploaded on an individual basis only.

This new feature allows the... Read more

Emerson Center, Edison State Piqua Campus

In their jobs as professors and eTutors at Edison State Community College, Beka Lindeman and Melinda Spivey have fielded their share of questions from students throughout the academic year. However, toward the end of the semester, when term paper deadlines surface, students finally start digging into the resources their instructors gave them long ago. Lindeman and Spivey said they hear one question in reference to eTutoring over and over again:

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Panda research group maintains popular HPC communications libraryColumbus, Ohio (Aug 12, 2016) — 

A broad array of system administrators, researchers, engineers and students who share an interest in the MVAPICH open-source library for high performance computing will gather at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Aug. 15-17 for the fourth meeting of the MVAPICH... Read more

Bhushan uses computational modeling to explore drag-reducing inspired by black skimmer birds, shark skinBharat Bhushan, Ph.D. has used OSC resources to research black skimmer birds and shark skin to understand drag reduction.

Bharat Bhushan, Ph.D., was on sabbatical at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2005 when a transformation began.

After reading an article in a trade magazine on the lotus leaf’s water repellant properties, Bhushan’s industrial research launched down a greener,... Read more