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OhioLINK’s most recent addition to the team is data analyst Sean Duffy. Duffy received his bachelor’s degree in political science from The Ohio State University, and his Master of International and Comparative Politics degree from Wright State University.
We recently spoke with Duffy about his position at OhioLINK, what he enjoys doing in his free time, and his surprising work as a DJ.
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Off the top of your head, how many languages can you name? Ten? Twenty? More?
It is estimated there are more than 7,000 languages worldwide. For those involved in disaster relief efforts, the breadth and variety of that number can be overwhelming, especially when addressing areas with low resources.William Schuler, Ph.D.
William Schuler, Ph.D., a linguistics professor at... Read more
State-of-the-art supercomputers, sophisticated software and high-speed research networks will be on tap as central-Ohio technology experts travel this weekend to Denver for SC17 (sc17.supercomputing.org/), the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis... Read more
If you’ve ever had food poisoning, you may recall the feeling of nauseated doom that takes over your body. The typical prescription is to let it take its course. But what if we could go to the pharmacy and pick up a drug for food poisoning the same way we do for the common cold? Anice Sabag-Daigle, a research scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Ahmer at The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine... Read more
In a week marked by a 30-year milestone, researchers who are breaking new ground came face to face Thursday with the computational experts helping them explore uncharted territory.
A day after the Ohio Supercomputer Center celebrated its 30th anniversary jointly with the Ohio Academic Recources Network (OARnet), the Center held its Statewide Users Group (SUG) Autumn Conference. SUG is a volunteer group... Read more
An innovative web-based portal for accessing high performance computing services has matured beyond the beta phase and now is available to HPC centers worldwide.
Amanda Barry traveled half a world away for a different view of mental illness.
The recent graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University used an OWU Theory-To-Practice grant to travel to Arusha, Tanzania in January to study memory impairment and attitudes toward those affected by dementia in rural Africa.
The idea came not only from her interest in pursuing a clinical career in dementia... Read more
Columbus, Ohio (Aug. 24, 2017) – Sultana Nahar, Ph.D. wants more scientific advances and discoveries, and she wants them now.
Her strategy? Teaching research-based courses.Supercomputing services through the Ohio Supercomputer Center help Sultana Nahar, Ph.D. conduct computational workshops as part of her lecture courses.
Through physics and STEM courses and workshops, Nahar has been... Read more
Columbus, Ohio (Aug. 14, 2017) – A broad array of system administrators, developers, researchers 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. 14-16 for the fifth meeting of the MVAPICH Users Group (MUG).
The... Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio— The Ohio Supercomputer Center played a critical role in helping researchers reach a milestone mapping the growth of the universe from its infancy to present day.
The new results released Aug. 3 confirm the surprisingly simple but puzzling theory that the present universe is composed of only 4 percent ordinary matter, 26 percent mysterious dark matter, and the remaining 70 percent in the form of mysterious dark energy, which causes... Read more