Press Releases

Visualizations will allow students with mobility impairments to explore caves

Columbus, Ohio (Aug. 17, 2011) – College students with mobility impairments who are studying for a career in the geosciences will soon be able to explore a computer-generated simulation of a large cave system to meet the degree requirements of field-based learning experiences.

Algorithm searches for models that best explain experimental data

Columbus, Ohio (Aug. 2, 2011) – A Franklin University professor recently developed an evolutionary computation approach that offers researchers the flexibility to search for models that can best explain experimental data derived from many types of applications, including economics.

Columbus, Ohio (July 25, 2011) - A partnership of 17 institutions today announced the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). XSEDE will be the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world.

Grad student leverages supercomputer to fine-tune aerodynamics

Columbus, Ohio (July 21, 2011) – Building a battery-powered land speed vehicle capable of achieving a speed of 400+ miles per hour requires innovative components, corporatepartnerships, hours of diligent preparation and a powerful supercomputer.


COLUMBUS – July 14, 2011 – The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has selected 15 middle school students to explore and address complex environmental watershed issues that impact the state as participants at the twelfth annual Young Women’s Summer Institute.

Simulations improve characterization of cosmology’s ‘standard ruler’

Columbus, OH (July 12, 2011) – Ohio State University researchers are leveraging powerful supercomputers to investigate one of the key observational probes of “dark energy,” the mysterious energy form that is causing the expansion of the universe to accelerate over time.

    Applications to be used for wide range of research capabilities


Sixteen outstanding high school students have been selected to attend Summer Institute 2011, where they will spend two weeks detecting new comets for NASA, programming autonomous robots, and tracking a pandemic flu virus for health

EWI WeldPredictor Screenshot - Video Demo OSC and EWI’s WeldPredictor portal included in initial award


Amar leverages OSC supercomputers to test more efficient approaches