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OSC helping Nahar share computational knowledge in Columbus, around the world

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

D.K. Panda research group maintains popular HPC communications library

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

Berenice Watts found eTutoring especially helpful for writing assignments at MTC. 

Most would agree that having a second set of eyes review a paper or article is a useful, and crucial, step in the writing process. Taking a different view, especially one sharpened by more experience, others can find mistakes we missed, correct awkward phrases and make suggestions for clarity. Imagine how much more essential this process becomes when the paper you’ve written was not in your native tongue.... Read more

Mimi Lamantia earned a Pelotonia Fellowship for her work using dance as cancer rehabilitation therapy.

Most stories of cancer survivorship include the date of the patient’s final chemotherapy treatment. This seems like the finish line – the last hurdle to clear before getting back to regular life. But to kill off cancer cells, the patient essentially endures internal chemical warfare.

Though chemotherapy and radiation rid the patient of cancer, they can leave the body reeling from... Read more

Nichole Collier, Systems Librarian, is the most recent addition to the OhioLINK team. Nichole received her degree from Ohio State, and her Masters of Library Information Sciences from Kent State. Before joining OhioLINK, Nichole worked for the Ohio State University libraries.

OhioLINK recently spoke with Nichole about her professional responsibilities as well as her favorite books, her many hobbies and how she enjoys spending her free time.

Where did you grow up?... Read more

After a competitive application and review process, OhioLINK is pleased to announce the grant recipients of OhioLINK’s first research awards. The two grant recipient groups are Wright State University’s Shu Schiller, Ph.D., and Bowling Green State University’s Andrea Boehme and Katie Mihaly.

The OhioLINK research awards support research projects by members to answer questions or investigate topics of direct interest to OhioLINK and its members. 

“I am extremely excited and... Read more

OhioLINK seeks a Data Analyst to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to work with OhioLINK and OH-TECH staff to collect, analyze, and report relevant data related to OhioLINK services.

Currently the managed content includes one of North America's largest collections of electronic journals, an electronic book collection, a shared electronic theses and dissertations collection for 30 Ohio colleges and universities, and a digital resources center that includes a... Read more

OSU economics student finds student loan repayment plans could affect postsecondary education, debt and life choicesColumbus, Ohio (Jun 27, 2017) — Hongyu Chen, graduate assistant in economics at Ohio State, used OSC to unocover data that could influence future student loan legislation. 

In 2017, 44.2 million Americans held student loan debt, totaling more than $1.4 trillion, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve. With the cost of tuition... Read more

Fricke and classmates design 3D-printed foot with help from OhioLINK resourcesBridget Fricke and classmates designed a 3D-printed prosthetic foot.

It sounds like something out of the X-Men movies: lose a body part, print a new one. But while we have the technology to 3D-print prosthetics, researchers still have to fine tune the details.

Bridget Fricke, a bioengineering student at Wright State University, is part of the fine-tuning process. Fricke and fellow biomedical engineering... Read more

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