Press Releases

The Ohio Supercomputer Center, in conjunction with The Ohio State University and Internet2, will jointly host the seventh annual Megaconference December 1, 2005. Megaconference is the world's largest simultaneous connection of Internet videoconferencing communication devices.

Capital University Professor Ignatios Vakalis won the Undergraduate Computational Engineering and Sciences (UCES) award in Seattle last week during the international Supercomputing 2005 conference.

Washington State Convention and Trade Center Seattle, Washington
November 12-18, 2005

OSC to Communicate Initiatives in SC|05's Gateway to Discovery - November 3, 2005

Supercomputing Pushes Toward the Corporate IT Mainstream -
November 21, 2005 (Computerworld)

OSC at SC2005 Schedule

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will showcase its Blue Collar Computing and Third Frontier Network (TFN) initiatives by highlighting these projects and more at Supercomputing 2005 (SC|05). A week-long international supercomputing conference, SC|05 is the world's leading event for high performance computing and research, and is a hotbed of collaboration opportunities. The conference will be held at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Washington, on November 12-18.


At a second annual "Ohio Lights the Way" event, education and technology officials Thursday (Oct. 13, 2005) will showcase the role of Ohio's Third Frontier Network -- the nation's leading high-speed, superscale research network -- in the development of the state's interactive digital technologies industry.

GridChem Media Contact
Elaine Landwehr

The GridChem partners announced today the wrap-up of a successful autumn 2005. A key component of the project, education and outreach, aptly met the challenge of reaching new users and communities.

The GridChem partners announced today their upcoming Access Grid (AG) event, GridChem: An Application Oriented Computational Grid, to be held on October 10, 2005, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST, at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC).

"These new hires will provide systems and user support for the equipment located in Springfield," said Kevin Wohlever, OSC-S Director. "We are excited to bring these quality people on board and look forward to the contributions that they will make to our operations."

As systems developer/engineer, David Bertram leads support of the Apple Cluster that will serve a large number of OSC users and provide a testing environment on this unique architecture. His future goals at OSC are to make project users' lives easier and to maintain staff machines.

The City of Dublin has joined forces with Ohio's Third Frontier Network (TFN) in establishing the Central Ohio Research Network--or CORN--linking education and commerce for research and economic development.

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will hold a Network Performance Workshop Sept 29 and 30 at its headquarters on the Ohio State University West Campus. The workshop is sponsored by OARnet, OSC's networking division, and Internet2, the national high-performance network for higher education.