Press Releases

OSU's Lamb leverages supercomputer to study protein's evolution

Columbus, Ohio (March 8, 2011) – An Ohio State University molecular biologist leveraged a supercomputer to help better define the family tree of a group of enzymes that have been implicated in a wide range of human diseases and are important targets for anti-cancer therapies.

Collaboration is first to be inked at OSU under multi-university agreement

Columbus, Ohio (February 28, 2011) - The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has signed a collaboration agreement with the Procter & Gamble Company, enabling the two to work together on modeling and simulation projects aimed at accelerating innovation collaboration between industry and academia. The collaboration is the first at the Ohio State University enacted under P&G’s master alliance agreement with Ohio colleges and universities.

Kang, Wiet train students, doctors with surgical simulation program

Columbus, Ohio (February 8, 2011) - Two surgeons from Central Ohio recently traveled to Nicaragua on a humanitarian mission to treat children with serious ear, nose and throat conditions. However, this year they brought along some help in the form of high-tech equipment designed to appeal to a generation that grew up playing video games – not to entertain the children, but to train the local doctors and medical students.

A research group led by Ohio State’s Metin Gurcan, Ph.D., has been leveraging Ohio Supercomputer Center resources to develop a computer-assisted diagnosis tool to improve grading of a common cancer.

Partnership also offers visualization to provide personalized medical solutions

Columbus, Ohio (January 19, 2011) - Worried about her high fever and severe abdominal pain, a young couple rushed their baby daughter to the emergency department of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Physicians there found a lump in her belly, and, after examining X-rays and blood work, confirmed the parents’ worst fear: their 18-month-old little girl had neuroblastoma, a rare pediatric cancer that involves the adrenal glands.



Quarterly, online publication extolls teaching third approach to scientific advancement

Colmubus, Ohio (December 21, 2010) – A new online publication unveiled this week, the Journal Of Computational Science Education (JOCSE), will publish peer-reviewed articles focusing on various aspects of teaching computational science – the application of computing, especially supercomputing, to the solution of complex scientific and engineering problems.

 

 

Both work at national level to promote modeling, simulation accessibility  

 

Brown visited Ohio Supercomputer Center to announce manufacturing extension partnership grants aimed at bolstering global competitiveness OSC Interim Co-Directors Steve Gordon and Ashok Krishnamurthy with Senator Sherrod Brown, (center).

Columbus, Ohio (October 14, 2010) – The Ohio State University and Ohio Supercomputer Center have received a four-year, $1.675 million federal grant to develop a computer tool that researchers, government leaders and the public can use to study and understand changes in energy-related technology, policy and pricing.

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