Press Releases

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the OSU Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD), and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, are participating in the first-ever public demonstration of the high data rate capability of the Natio

On August 28, 1995, Larry L. Buell was appointed Acting Director of OSC Networking of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC). In this position, Buell is responsible for the day-to-day operations of OSC Networking. Buell succeeds Alison A. Brown and Jeffrey Ritter, who served as Director and Acting Director, respectively.

Edward H. Jennings, president emeritus and finance professor at The Ohio State University, will discuss the framework for the United States' higher education system at a seminar in Hanoi, Vietnam Aug. 1-3.

Jennings, who was president of Ohio State from 1981-1990, will address a group of officials from the Vietnamese higher education system and education department at the seminar, which is sponsored by the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities, Inc. (MUCIA).

Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA) announce their upcoming seminar entitled "U.S. Education Into the Twenty-First Century." This joint program, to be presented at Hanoi's West Lake Village on July 31 and August 1, features three prominent speakers from leading universities in the United States and senior level MOET officials.

Nadine Taylor, Andy Russell
IBM POWER Parallel Division
(914) 766-2458/9230

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) announces that it has installed a powerful new computer -- an IBM RISC System/6000* Scalable POWERparallel Systems * SP2. As a valuable supercomputing resource for universities and businesses across Ohio, OSC's goal is to provide its users with the best computing technology available. The IBM parallel computer joins an already impressive array of high-performance parallel and vector/parallel computing platforms available at the Center.

At the 47th Annual State Science Day on April 22, 1995, the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), Columbus, recognized Upper Arlington ninth grader Ho-Sheng Hsiao for Outstanding Application of Computational Methods for his State Science Day Research Project. Hsiao's project, Path finding: Behavior of Artificial Neural Network, garnered the top OSC award.

In mid-February, OSC Networking and MCI Telecommunications completed the installation and testing of OSC Networking's expanded gateway service to the Internet. The new service establishes connections between OSC Networking and internetMCI Direct Connect Access. As a result of this new service, OSC Networking, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, now maintains a total of 10.5Mbps total gateway throughput to the Internet through three different diverse paths.

Amanda Lynch, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Monash University '86 B.Sc.(Hons) in Applied Mathematics;
University of Melbourne '92 Ph.D in Atmospheric Sciences.


Dr. Pavel Pevzner
Professor, Department of Mathematics
University of Southern California

A Presentation for Medicine Meets Virtual Reality III
San Diego, California
January 19-22, 1995

John S. McDonald, Department of Anesthesiology
The Ohio State University Hospitals

Louis B. Rosenberg, Immersion Corporation

Don Stredney, Ohio Supercomputer Center