Press Releases

Goal is to expand broadband access, boost the state’s economy and create savings

Columbus, Ohio – December 4, 2007 – Governor Ted Strickland today directed the Ohio Broadband Council to oversee statewide efforts to expand broadband networking, as the council met for the first time since its creation earlier this summer.

Projects awarded $35.4 million through FCC’s Rural Health Care Pilot Project

Columbus, Ohio – November 26, 2007 – Four regional telehealth networks that will leverage the speed and connections of OSCnet are among 69 projects nationwide receiving $417 million in federal funding to “significantly increase access to acute, primary and preventive health care in rural America.”

Reno, NV -- November 20, 2007 – Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) today announced that it has selected distributed computing tools from The MathWorks to serve as one of the analytics software for its shared instrumentation and analytics projects. 

Reno, NV – November 20, 2007 -- The Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) announced the creation of a scholarship in memory of Dr. Charlie Bender, the founding chairperson of CASC and executive director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center during 1987-2002. Dr. Bender passed away just weeks before SC07, the annual international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage, and analysis.

OSC celebrates 20 years of HPC service through SC07 presentations

Columbus, Ohio – November 9, 2007 – Staff members at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) are being tapped for their valuable expertise to deliver numerous presentations at SC07, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev., Nov. 10-16.

Groups co-sponsor September industry forum on improving profitability through productivity

COLUMBUS, Ohio — September 5, 2007 — The Ohio Supercomputer Center and PolymerOhio announced today a partnership that will make Ohio’s polymer companies more productive and profitable through high performance computing applications.

Online Computation Tool Provides Weld Simulations

Columbus, Ohio – September 5, 2007 – EWI today launched a new online weld simulation tool, E-Weld Predictor, offering improved productivity and profitability to its companies.

Ralph Regula School, nine Ohio campuses launch new virtual minor

Columbus, Ohio – August 29, 2007 – Starting this month, students at nine Ohio college and university campuses will begin adding valuable computational science skills to their academic portfolio with the launch of a new, virtual minor program being coordinat

Ohio Supercomputer Center provides UC scientist with computational power to make discovery

CINCINNATI, OH — August 13, 2007 — A soldier’s ability to survive a mine blast greatly improves if armored vehicles are equipped with energy-absorbing seats, according to recent studies by a University of Cincinnati scientist.

Working with the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Professor Ala Tabiei developed and evaluated a new seat design for personnel carriers and other non-tank vehicles that mitigates an explosion’s force inside the vehicle.

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