Press Releases

Ohio State University engineering professors and students tap into the resources at the Ohio Supercomputer Center to conduct computational mechanics and material modeling.

By Joan Slattery Wall

COLUMBUS, OH -- July 5, 2007-- Somnath Ghosh envisions a day when the lifespan of aircraft engines could be predicted with better certainty.

Emerging Communications Technology Will Connect Thousands Simultaneously via High Quality Internet Videoconference For All-Day Global Learning Seminar

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Nov. 2, 2006 – The Megaconference makes its 8th annual return to cyberspace today, uniting thousands of people in 27 countries on five continents for a day long global learning seminar.

New Organization Focused Around Key Customer Needs, Growing Infrastructure

Columbus, Ohio – June 29, 2007 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) announced a repositioning of its organizational structure and management to better serve evolving customer and infrastructure requirements.

The move follows recommendations from advisory groups and last year’s strategic planning process to quickly adapt existing and future services and initiatives to the needs of a growing customer base.

Re-branding effort reflects Center’s growing roles, audiences

COLUMBUS, Ohio – June 27, 2007 -- As the Ohio Supercomputer Center prepares to enter its third decade of operation this summer, its employees have begun using a set of four blue blocks to define the center for an ever-widening set of audiences.

OSC Clients invited to participate in “Showcase of Ohio Research;” Deadline July 2

Columbus, Ohio – June 27, 2007 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center invites faculty, researchers, graduate students and undergraduates to be a part of its "Showcase of Ohio Research" exhibit at this year's SC07, the premier international conference on high performance computing, networking and storage. SC07 is held November 1016, 2007, in Reno, Nevada.

Columbus, Ohio — June 27, 2007 —Empower. Partner. Lead. These are the philosophies and actions that define the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s two decades of innovation and service. And, as 2007 marks the Center’s 20th anniversary, the mission to empower, partner and lead state and national partners will guide the Center as it forges ahead as a center of excellence.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – June 13, 2007 -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year, $695,000 grant to develop an associate degree program in computational science to a statewide coalition involving an educational initiative of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and three Ohio community colleges.

Computational Science Workshop Draws Professors From Across the Nation, Puerto Rico

COLUMBUS, Ohio — June 13, 2007 -- Academia and businesses increasingly are using computational science to improve discovery methods and results. That’s why, to better prepare their students, 19 professors from the throughout the United States and Puerto Rico are attending a weeklong workshop at the Ohio Supercomputer Center that will teach them how to integrate the discipline into their undergraduate curriculums.

Schopis recognized by Juniper Networks for early adoption of new network technology

COLUMBUS, Ohio — June 12, 2007 -- Juniper Networks, a network equipment company, recently honored Paul Schopis as a “Master of IT” for building one of the first dark fiber academic and research networks in the nation.

Schopis serves as the associate director of OSCnet, a statewide communications network managed by the Ohio Supercomputer Center. OSCnet is the nation’s most advanced dedicated high-speed fiber-optic network for education, research and economic development.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — May 1, 2007 — Firefighters near Toledo brace for the heat of a flashover in a simulator while firefighting students at a university campus many miles distant study the live-action video over a fiber-optic network.

Middle school students in Appalachian Ohio immerse themselves into a society on a virtual island they visit over the state-of-the-art network, moving about, walking, running and even flying through highly developed landscapes, park-like settings and buildings.

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