Press Releases

Researchers developed, tested modeling programs at the Ohio Supercomputer Center; awarded 15M compute hours on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s newly installed “Jaguar”

Columbus, Ohio - March 3, 2009 - With complex computer modeling programs fine-tuned at the Ohio Supercomputer Center, a team guided by researchers from OSC and Louisiana State University will be among the first to road-test the world’s second-fastest supercomputer.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – February 25, 2009 - The Ohio Supercomputer Center today announced the purchase of a $4 million expansion of its flagship supercomputing system, a strategic addition that will more than double the Center’s current computing power and memory, significantly increase the Center’s computational capacity dedicated to Ohio’s bioscience and research efforts and further increase the state’s competitive advantage.

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.

Young Women’s Summer Institute accepting applications for 2009

Columbus, Ohio – Feb. 17, 2009 – Twenty years of toiling on high performance computing initiatives and in software engineering hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm for a career working in math and science for Leslie Southern at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC).

OSU alumnus Csuri featured in Ralph Regula School lecture series

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OARnet study seeks balance of security, quality in videoconferencing

Columbus, Ohio — February 5, 2009 — Some technologists see a day in the not-so-distant future when advances in videoconferencing will allow the quickly maturing technology to greatly enhance distance education, boost research collaboration and reduce travel and meeting costs.

Columbus, Ohio — February 4, 2009  —  Ohio computer users helped make President Barack Obama’s inauguration the most watched streaming video event in the Internet’s history, pushing network traffic over the state’s fiber-optic backbone to more than 8.1 gigabits – or 8.1 billion bits of digital information – per second.

Leveraging group purchasing power to lower technology costs can save $130 million, minimize energy consumption
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awards USC-led team $3.6M

Austin, Texas - Nov. 18, 2008 - Today, the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) appointed Stanley C. Ahalt, Ph.D., executive director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center, to serve as Chair of the organization for the next year.

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