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Lange to help accelerate supercomputer center’s AweSim programColumbus, Ohio (Jun 4, 2015) — 

Is there a better way to design production systems that will adapt to the aerodynamics of a peanut during roasting? Or to the size of a baby during diaper design? Or to the likelihood of a detergent bottle being dropped? For the person given these challenges, the answer for each is “yes,” and the means is “powerful computers.”

Tom Lange,... Read more

Jennie Thomas, OhioLINK’s Electronic Serials Clerk, earned her bachelor’s degree from Otterbein University where she double majored in history and government, and education – and her master’s in library science from Kent State University.

Jennie, who came out of retirement to join OhioLINK, previously worked as a public services librarian at The Athenaeum of Ohio, a Catholic seminary in Cincinnati. She also held two positions at the Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati as its... Read more

Team leverages OSC services to help confirm, interpret experimental findingsColumbus, Ohio (May 27, 2015) — 

Phonons—the elemental particles that transmit both heat and sound—have magnetic properties, according to a landmark study supported by Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) services and recently published by a researcher group from The Ohio State University.

In a recent issue of the journal Nature Materials, the researchers... Read more

Cites OARnet as ‘crucial link for new businesses, next-generation innovation’Columbus, Ohio (May 19, 2015) — 

Ohio Governor John Kasich recently received the 2015 Technology Champion award from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) for his leadership in IT policy, initiatives, and practices.

Ohio Governor John Kasich

“Technology’s... Read more

OhioLINK is excited to welcome Elizabeth Coulter to our team as the Coordinator for Marketing and Public Relations.  This position will work closely with the Executive Director overseeing communications and marketing strategy.

Elizabeth joins OhioLINK from the Ohio Board of Regents where she was serving in their communications department as project manager; she also recently completed Six Sigma Black Belt training through LeanOhio. Elizabeth has spent over 5 years working in State... Read more

Supercomputers, terrain-mapping techniques employed in urgent effortsColumbus, Ohio (May 8, 2015) — 

Researchers who normally use high-resolution satellite imagery to study glaciers are using their technology this week to help with disaster relief and longer-term stabilization planning efforts related to the recent earthquake in Nepal.

Two university research teams are employing satellite imagery and supercomputers to produce high-... Read more

Theda Schwing, OhioLINK’s Catalog Coordinator, earned her bachelor’s degree in integrated mathematics education from Miami University and her master’s in library science from Kent State University.

Most recently she was the Technical Services Librarian at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma, where she worked closely on her library’s migration to Sierra and their implementation of the EBSCO Discovery Service. Theda, who comes from a family of librarians, is following in their... Read more

HP-Intel system named for Cleveland-born actress, activist Ruby DeeColumbus, Ohio (Apr 9, 2015) — 

Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor John Carey and other dignitaries visited Ohio State’s west campus today to help unveil the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s newest supercomputer platform – the HP/Intel Xeon Phi Ruby Cluster.

Chancellor John Carey (right) and Statewide Users Group Chair Thomas Beck unveil Ruby Cluster name plate.

“This new... Read more

OhioLINK is currently hiring for a Cataloging Assistant to support the Metadata and ETD Coordinator. To find out more information about this position and to apply, please visit:

Emily Flynn, OhioLINK’s Metadata and ETD Coordinator, earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, and her Master of Science in Information with a specialization in Library and Information Services from the University of Michigan.

Emily, who has experience as a catalog librarian at ProQuest and a cataloging assistant at the University of Michigan Law Library, began her library career as a student worker.

OhioLINK recently talked to... Read more