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The Cryo-EM Federated Instrument Pilot Project at Rutgers University draws on the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s Open OnDemand portal to provide national access to equipment.COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 10, 2023) — 

The Ecosystem for Research Networking (ERN), a team consisting of members from Rutgers University, MGHPCC, Omnibond, Virginia Tech, UMass Amherst, Penn State University and Pegasus, is developing a way to use scientific instruments... Read more

FAIRBORN, Ohio (May 10, 2023) — 

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) hosted its biannual Member Meeting on May 10 in conjunction with the Ohio Higher Education Computing Council (OHECC) annual conference held at Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio. The meeting provided an opportunity for OARnet and its partners to share important updates on infrastructure upgrades, security services and broadband expansion efforts that... Read more

Faculty motivated by support for OER adoption, individual consultation with an OER-specialist librarianMay 3, 2023

OhioLINK has awarded grants to 29 faculty from 19 Ohio colleges in its third round of Affordable Learning Open Course Redesign Grants since March 2022. The program is intended to accelerate faculty adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) and remove barriers to use in order to save students’ money. Providing support and assistance for faculty to transition away from... Read more

Ascend, ACCESS and Intel feature among exciting developmentsCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Apr 10, 2023) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) 2022 Research Report is now available online. The publication highlights how the Center is serving the needs of the state and national high performance computing (HPC) community with new and expanded resources and services.

The report spotlights the launch of Ascend, OSC’s first computing cluster devoted... Read more

New features added in response to community input and partnershipsCOLUMBUS , Ohio (Apr 5, 2023) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has released version 3.0 of Open OnDemand, a web-based client portal used by high performance computing (HPC) centers around the globe, to offer clients easier ways to customize and manage their work.

With funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), OSC developed and launched version 1.0 of... Read more

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Apr 18, 2023) — 

When he joined the Ohio University faculty in 2015, Sumit Sharma found a new application for his expertise in molecular modeling and simulations: understanding pipeline corrosion.

The university’s Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology investigates the causes of—and solutions for—this costly problem for the oil and gas industry. Although energy companies had been adding corrosion... Read more

OARnet encourages constituents to attend discussions on Ohio’s broadband expansion effortsCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Mar 14, 2023) — 

BroadbandOhio will host a series of listening sessions March 16 to April 20 to gather public feedback on revisions to its statewide broadband strategy. The effort will support the development of a comprehensive plan to close the digital divide in Ohio.

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), a... Read more

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Mar 21, 2023) — 

Chris Hadad has been a client of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) for over two decades and leads one of the most active accounts. A professor of organic chemistry at
The Ohio State University, Hadad is currently developing medical countermeasures against organophosphorus chemical nerve agents used in chemical warfare and as pesticides in agriculture.

Catalytic active site of OP-inhibited... Read more
Grant program has supported redesign of college courses to reduce student textbook costs Mar 6, 2023

To mitigate the cost of higher education for students, the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) launched the Affordable Learning Ohio initiative. The initiative is helping faculty members at Ohio colleges and universities develop, discover, and utilize no- or low-cost-to-student teaching materials, including Open Education Resources (OER), library-owned resources, and OhioLINK-... Read more

Event provides forum for university high performance computing and data professionals to share best practices COLUMBUS, Ohio (Mar 2, 2023) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is hosting the Spring 2023 meeting of the Midwest Research Computing and Data Consortium (MW-RCD) March 2-3.

The MW-RCD is an alliance of several Midwestern universities that supports experimental,... Read more