Press Releases

Columbus, Ohio -- January 10, 2001 -- OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) and The Ohio State University (OSU) will host their 13th annual Summer Institute, SI 2001: An Odyssey in Supercomputing, July 16-27, 2001.

Computing is not limited to academia and business anymore. It has quickly become a normal part of our daily lives. Rapid development in computing has impacted our work, play, education and commerce. Those who stay on the pulse of technological change today will be the information leaders of tomorrow.

Columbus, Ohio -- January 5, 2001 -- Bill Yang, Systems Specialist at OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center), attended a joint press conference in Washington D.C. on January 5, 2001 to officially unveil InfraGard, a cooperative venture he helped create among the National Infrastructure Protection Center, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and hundreds of partners around the country.

Major ISV and Research Software Demonstrated at SC2000 utilizing SGI Linux software for Itanium

November 1, 2000 -- The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) and OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) announced that OSC has acquired unlimited use of the NAG C, Fortran and Parallel Libraries for use on OSC’s high performance supercomputers.

Columbus, Ohio -- September 19, 2000 -- For the past 12 years, OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) has made a place for itself in the world of high performance networking and computing. This year will be no exception when OSC showcases recent projects at Supercomputing 2000 (SC2000), an annual week-long national supercomputing conference. SC2000 will be held at the Dallas Convention Center in Texas on November 4-10.

Columbus, OH -- July 25, 2000 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will participate in the fifth National Computational Science Alliance Chautauqua, giving users and educators an opportunity to learn about Access Grid technologies. Registration is free for the event (see

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- July 6, 2000 -- OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) and The Ohio State University (OSU) will present SI00:Adventures in Computing and Networking onJuly 17-28, 2000.

Columbus, Ohio -- June 7, 2000 -- Studies show that by the time many middle-school girls enter 9th grade, they've already lost interest in math and science. They turn to more "socially accepted" subjects like English and art. For many girls, math and science are just too boring, too hard, or too uncool. Besides, everybody knows that math and science are for boys, right?

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- May 24, 2000 -- ECom-Ohio today released its statewide and regional assessments of Ohio's readiness for electronic commerce. At the event, key leaders in government, education and industry unveiled action agendas designed to help Ohio lead in the coming e-commerce revolution. The action agendas require key industry, infrastructure and educational changes to be made at both the state and regional levels.