Press Releases

National Science Foundation funds cyberinfrastructure project led by the Ohio Supercomputer Center, The Ohio State University, the University of Akron and the Ohio Learning Network

Columbus, Ohio – The National Science Foundation last week designated nearly $1 million to provide Ohio’s workforce with crucial training in computational modeling and simulation.

Clyde B. Bratton, a retired Cleveland State University physics professor whose doctoral research contributed to the development of MRI equipment, died of a heart attack Tuesday at his son's home in Willoughby.

The 77-year-old Euclid resident taught at CSU from 1967 until retiring in 2002.

As a doctoral student at Western Reserve University in 1964, Bratton did nuclear magnetic resonance studies on living muscle.

Consortium garners $4.475 million in state funding, aims to put Ohio in Top 5

Columbus, Ohio – March 18, 2008 – A proposal led by Ohio University and powered by the resources of the Ohio Supercomputer Center and the Ralph Regula School of Computational Science is aimed at positioning the state as a national leader in the emerging field of bioinformatics.

K-12 Summer Programs Now Accepting Applications

Columbus, Ohio – March 7, 2008 – The Ohio Supercomputer Center's K-12 summer education programs — Summer Academy, Young Women's Summer Institute (YWSI) and Summer Institute (SI) — are now accepting applications for 2008.

University of Illinois Professor Wen-mei Hwu addressed impending benefits and challenges for supercomputing industry

Akron, Columbus programs to tap the expertise of supercomputing, engineering staffs

Columbus, Ohio – February 19, 2008 – A Summer Academy in Computational Science and Engineering will teach sophisticated computer modeling and simulation skills to 40 Ohio high school students and ten teachers, thanks to a grant announced today by the Ohio Board of Regents.

OSU researchers determine rare DNA shapes are susceptible to UV light damage

Columbus, Ohio – February 8, 2008 – Spring Break means warmer weather and the allure of sunny beaches. But while sun-loving students head out to beaches every spring to enjoy sand and surf, ultraviolet rays could be damaging their skin’s genetic code and causing skin cancer, the most widespread cancer in North America. 

Columbus, Ohio – January 30, 2008 – Without ever leaving the nursery, fragile babies born at Chillicothe’s Adena Regional Medical Center are receiving clinical assessments from specialists an hour away at Nationwide Children’s Hospital — thanks to high-definition videoconferencing capabilities made possible via the Ohio Supercomputer Center.

System gives Ohio researchers, businesses a tenfold leap in computational power

Columbus, Ohio – January 29, 2008 – With the deployment of the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s new IBM Cluster 1350, the State of Ohio is now home to the 65th fastest supercomputer in the world and the 9th fastest among U.S. academic supercomputer centers.

Professor Wen-mei Hwu to speak Feb. 21 as part of the Ohio Computational Science Lecture Series

Columbus, Ohio – January 28, 2008 – The Ohio Supercomputer Center Statewide Users Group and the Ralph Regula School of Computational Science present Wen-mei Hwu, Ph.D. as the next speaker for the Ohio Computational Science Lecture Series.