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Structural biology work aided by OSC's powerful computation and reliable storage COLUMBUS, Ohio (Mar 9, 2022) — 

After Krishna Chinthalapudi joined The Ohio State University College of Medicine as an assistant professor, the college notified him that he could make use of the computational power of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) for his research program. Chinthalapudi, who is the principle investigator of a structural biology... Read more

Interdisciplinary pioneer and significant contributor to the creation of OSCCOLUMUS, Ohio (Mar 7, 2022) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH) are saddened to learn of the passing of Charles Csuri, the "father of computer art." Chuck, as he was known, was a true pioneer with a remarkable talent for interdisciplinary work and a significant contributor to the creation and success of OSC and all... Read more

More than 4,000 Ohio college students each year could save as much as $300,000 on textbooksMar 7, 2022

To celebrate Open Education Week, OhioLINK has awarded more than $17,000 to 29 faculty members from 15 Ohio colleges to help them learn about teaching with no-cost course materials.

“Buying textbooks for college courses impacts the affordability of attending college,” said OhioLINK Executive Director Amy Pawlowski... Read more

Upgrades to Cleveland and Cincinnati connections improve access to national research and education networkCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Mar 1, 2022) — 

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) is one of the first five Research and Education Networks in the nation to initiate a 400 Gigabit per second (Gbps) connection to the Internet2 Network by the end of 2021, with work due for completion this year.

“Over the last few decades, OARnet has... Read more

OARnet takes on management of fiber network segment serving several colleges and universitiesCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb 22, 2022) — 

For 15 years, the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and Xavier University shared the Cincinnati Education and Research Fiber Ring (CERF) to support the education and research missions of their schools. When the schools learned in fall 2021 that the CERF ring would no longer... Read more

Center for Reliable Energy Systems utilizes OSC to analyze critical infrastructureCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb 11, 2022) —  Burst pressure simulation of a corroded pipe.

Across the United States, 2.6 million miles of pipeline transports goods such as petroleum and natural gas, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. This critical infrastructure is regularly threatened by ground movements, landslides, mining operations and corrosion.... Read more

Ohio Supercomputer Center examines outcomes of virtual Young Women’s Summer InstituteColumbus, OhioJan 31, 2022

For more than 20 years, the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has been sponsoring the Young Women’s Summer Institute (YWSI) to engage Ohio’s middle school students in STEM education topics. Although the Center had planned to offer the week-long event in person in 2021, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic prompted a pivot to an online format... Read more

Recent improvements enable faster storage of larger data sets with more redundancyCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan 4, 2022) — The tape library at OSC's data center in Columbus is currently capable of storing up to 23.5 Petabytes (PB) with room for up to 141 PB worth of tape.

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) recently upgraded two services to allow clients to store more data at a faster rate and strengthen data backup.

“Both of these projects... Read more

A first-of-its-kind agreement for OhioLINK provides new open access publishing benefits for consortium member institutions, faculty, and students Jan 3, 2022

OhioLINK announces it has entered into a 3-year “read & publish” agreement with Cambridge University Press. Students, faculty, and staff at OhioLINK institutions that participate in its Electronic Journal Center (EJC) will have access to current research from all Cambridge University Press journals. Authors at member... Read more

TotalSim US determines vehicle efficiency with help from OSC COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov 24, 2021) — 

TotalSim US, a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) consulting and solutions firm based in Dublin, Ohio, is helping the state of California certify fuel efficient and environmentally friendly tractor-trailers using resources provided by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC).

For the past decade, Technical Director Naethan Eagles has been... Read more