SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is opening a new facility in Springfield that will add 30 high-tech jobs over the next two years. The center will help anchor a new research park and act as a catalyst for building a technology corridor between the Springfield-Dayton area and Central Ohio.
Since 1987, OSC has been providing our clients services in four areas, or functions:
Supercomputing. OSC provides the computational power and storage that scientists need to meet their research goals. Whether researchers need to harness the incredible power of a parallel processor cluster to better understand deep space, a vector processor machine to do weather modeling, or a mid-size shared memory processor system to model the human heart, OSC has the hardware and software solutions to meet their needs.
Research. A staff of high performance computing and networking research experts maintain active research programs in HPC and Networking, Homeland Security and Defense, Environmental Sciences, Engineering and Life Sciences. Our goals are to lead science and engineering research efforts, assist researchers with custom needs and collaborate with regional, national and international researchers in groundbreaking initiatives.
Education. OSC has a national reputation for its training and education programs. Staff teach faculty and student researchers through scientific computing workshops, one-on-one classes, and web-based portal training. Ohio students gain exposure to the world of high performance computing and networking during our annual summer institutes for young women in middle school and for junior and senior high school students. And, the statewide, virtual Ralph Regula School of Computational Science coordinates computational science and engineering education activities for all levels of learning.
Cyberinfrastructure. The Ohio Supercomputer Center’s cyberinfrastructure and software development researchers provide the user community with various high performance computing software options. This variety enables researchers to select parallel computing languages they most prefer, and just as important, it creates a test bed for exploring these systems. By taking a holistic approach to generating efficient supercomputing applications for researchers, the Center’s cyberinfrastructure and software development research capitalizes on all the components within the cycle of innovation — development, experimentation, and analysis - and continuously improves the services provided.
Reno, NV -- November 20, 2007 – Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) today announced that it has selected distributed computing tools from The MathWorks to serve as one of the analytics software for its shared instrumentation and analytics projects.
Youngstown, Ohio – February 20, 2009 – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced today a $1.6 million federal direct appropriation to establish a National Defense Center of Excellence in Industrial Metrology and 3D Imaging headquartered at Youngstown State University.
The center, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense Army Research Lab, will focus on developing and improving advanced manufacturing technologies for military and commercial uses that could have widespread economic impact across the Northeast Ohio region and throughout the United States.
OSC's nationally-renowned workshops offer a great variety of courses for both beginner and advanced computer users this autumn.
At no cost, OSC regularly provides workshops about new computing techniques and hardware and software resources. Remote workshops are also held through OSC's Access Grid node, an advanced audio-visual communications tool that transmits over Internet2.
OSC Clients invited to participate in “Showcase of Ohio Research;” Deadline July 2
Columbus, Ohio – June 27, 2007 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center invites faculty, researchers, graduate students and undergraduates to be a part of its "Showcase of Ohio Research" exhibit at this year's SC07, the premier international conference on high performance computing, networking and storage. SC07 is held November 1016, 2007, in Reno, Nevada.
Columbus, Ohio -- April 20, 2001 -- Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) announced that it will donate $140,000 dollars worth of supercomputing systems to Ohio's minority institutions to kick off OSC's (Ohio Supercomputer Center) Cluster Ohio Project.
Columbus, Ohio -- March 14, 1997 -- Researchers from across the country will come to Ohio on April 2-3 to learn how to enhance their use of parallel processing, one of the latest forms of computing.
-- OSC presents at international symposium
Columbus, Ohio -- December 9, 1994 -- Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Research Scientist Don Stredney was invited to present "Intuitive Interfaces for the Integration of Multisensory Information" at the Applications of Virtual Reality in Medicine symposium in Antwerp, Belgium, on Saturday, November 19, 1994. The symposium was sponsored by the Belgium Institute for Automatic Control.
Columbus, Ohio -- July 27, 1999 -- Most of us can remember a time in school when we wished our teachers could walk in our shoes for just one day. The students of 10 Ohio high school and middle school teachers will receive satisfaction in knowing that their teachers are doing just that this summer.
Columbus, Ohio – June 2, 2006 – The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has selected 18 of Ohio's middle-school girls to participate in its Young Women's Summer Institute (YWSI) held on July 30-August 5, 2006 in Columbus.