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For two decades, opiates have become a major way Americans treat chronic pain. Of course, bad side effects and addiction often accompany opiate use. But what if there was another way to fight chronic pain?
Philip Allen, Ph.D., and his colleagues at The University of Akron’s Conquer Chiari Research Center (CCRC) are exploring the effectiveness of alternatives to opiates and pain relief medicines by using his research in one clinical disorder, Chiari Malformation Type I, which causes... Read more
Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey recently appointed Paul Schopis as the sixth permanent executive director of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet).
Schopis previously served as interim executive director of OARnet, a charter member of ODHE’s Ohio Technology Consortium, located on the west campus of The Ohio State University.Paul Schopis
Schopis leads an... Read more
Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey recently appointed David E. Hudak, Ph.D., as the fourth permanent executive director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC).David Hudak, Ph.D.
Hudak previously served as interim executive director of OSC, a charter member of ODHE’s Ohio Technology Consortium, located on the west campus of The Ohio State University.
Hudak leads an... Read more
Akron, Ohio (Aug. 16, 2018) – OhioLINK, the ALAO (Academic Library Association of Ohio) Scholarly Communications Interest Group, and The University of Akron’s Affordable Learning Initiative group co-sponsored the inaugural Affordable Learning Ohio Summit at The University of Akron on Aug. 1-2.
The event was designed to help foster information sharing amongst Ohio’s institutions already engaged in, or... Read more
About three years ago, standing in the hallway outside his office, Philip Stinson, Ph.D., asked a colleague when the phone calls, emails, and national curiosity would stop.Philip Stinson, Ph.D., associate professor in Bowling Green State University’s Human Services Department in the Criminal Justice Program.
“He said, ‘It’s not going to stop,’” Stinson said. “I thought he was joking, but it hasn’t stopped.”
Type Stinson’s name into ... Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug. 7, 2018) – A broad array of researchers, developers, system administrators, and students who share an interest in the MVAPICH open-source library for high performance computing have gathered at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) this week (Aug. 6-8) for the sixth meeting of the MVAPICH Users Group (MUG).... Read more
Like many college students, theater majors are facing the high cost of textbooks, which leaves little room in the budget for a budding thespian who often has to buy costumes, makeup, and props on top of it all. Lisa Bernd, Ph.D., assistant college lecturer in Cleveland State University’s theater department, decided to do something about this for her students. Thanks to grant programs through Cleveland State, the Michael Schwartz Library, and the Open Education Group, Cleveland State’s... Read more
Several Ohio Supercomputer Center staff members will be attending the PEARC18 conference, being held this week (July 22-27) in Pittsburgh, Pa. PEARC (Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing) is an outgrowth of the Extreme Science and... Read more
Columbus, Ohio (July 12, 2018) – The Ohio Supercomputer Center’s (OSC) Karen Tomko, Ph.D., and the University of Illinois/Urbana’s Robert Dodds, Ph.D., recently wrapped up a project that will greatly enhance the simulation capabilities of manufacturing engineers.
Tomko and Dodds were co-principal investigators on the Intel Parallel Computer Center project, a two-year project with the goal of... Read more
Fifteen Ohio middle school girls will be spending a week of their summer at the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s (OSC) 29th annual Young Women’s Summer Institute (YWSI), July 15-21 at The Ohio State University. The girls will investigate complex science problems while discovering career opportunities in the science,... Read more