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Pankaj Shah, president and chief executive officer of the Lonestar Education and Research Network (LEARN) in Texas, has been named the seventh executive director of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet).

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A broad array of researchers, developers, system administrators and students that share an interest in the MVAPICH open-source library for high performance computing will gather at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Aug. 19–21 for the seventh meeting of the MVAPICH Users Group (MUG).

Longtime OARnet staff member Denis Walsh will serve as interim executive director of the statewide network organization beginning July 1, 2019, taking the reins after the June 30 retirement of current Executive Director Paul Schopis.

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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), and David E. Hudak, Ph.D., as the fourth permanent executive director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC).

Schopis and Hudak previously served as interim executive director of their respective organizations. Both groups are members of ODHE’s Ohio Technology Consortium, located on the west campus of The Ohio State University.

OhioLINK, the ALAO (Academic Library Association of Ohio) Scholarly Communications Interest Group, and The University of Akron’s Affordable Learning Initiative group recently co-sponsored the inaugural Affordable Learning Ohio Summit at The University of Akron. The event was designed to help foster information sharing amongst Ohio’s institutions already engaged in, or trying to start, affordable learning initiatives. About 150 librarians, instructional designers, faculty members, and administrators representing more than 40 institutions attended the two-day event.

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).

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.  

Columbus, Ohio (May 29, 2018) — Seventeen Ohio high school students will be spending two weeks this summer at the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s 29th annual Summer Institute, June 10-22 at The Ohio State University.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 14, 2018) – Developers of the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s innovative web-based portal for accessing high performance computing services have recently upgraded its capabilities.

OSC recently announced the release of Open OnDemand 1.3, the first version using its new RPM Package Manager, or Red Hat Package Manager, a common standard for distributing Linux software. 

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