Press Releases

Columbus, OH -- November 4, 2002 -- For the past 14 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 2002 (SC2002), an annual weeklong national supercomputing conference. SC2002 will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center on November 16-22.

OSC's nationally-renowned workshops offer a great variety of courses for both beginner and advanced computer users this autumn.

At no cost, OSC regularly provides workshops about new computing techniques and hardware and software resources. Remote workshops are also held through OSC's Access Grid node, an advanced audio-visual communications tool that transmits over Internet2.

Date: Monday, 10/21/02
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Place: OSC, 1224 Kinnear Rd, Columbus, OH, 43212

Columbus, Ohio -- September 26, 2002 -- On October 7, three new Regents will be sworn in at the Ohio Board of Regents' monthly meeting at Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus. The Ohio Board of Regents is an 11-member public board created in 1963 by the General Assembly to provide higher education policy advice to the Governor and General Assembly. The OBOR also helps develop strategy involving Ohio's public and independent colleges and universities, advocates for and manages state funds, and coordinates and implements state higher education policies.

Columbus, Ohio -- September 25, 2002 -- Just in time for the new academic year at The Ohio State University (OSU), Community Connection is now available.

Columbus, Ohio -- August 30, 2002 -- A revolutionary design project developed by the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) and OSC was recently featured in the widely-read magazine, Metropolis. In its August/September issue, the magazine spotlighted the Virtual Sketch Project, which allows design students to "create" an interior space around them, immersing them in a virtual environment and resulting in a digital model of space.

Columbus, Ohio -- August 29, 2002 -- OSC, along with several other organizations, is co-sponsoring a four-day conference in Russia on microelectronics. A symposium will be held on September 10-13 in Moscow on "Nano and Giga Challenges in Microelectronics Research and Opportunities in Russia."

COLUMBUS, Ohio - August 8, 2002 - World-class innovation has been demonstrated by the 36 finalists in ECom-Ohio's first-ever E-Commerce Pioneer Awards. Finalists have just been selected, and one winner in each category will be chosen by a blue-ribbon national selection committee.

SIGGRAPH, San Antonio, CA - July 23, 2002 - NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions announced that OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) has purchased and deployed more than 50 NVIDIA Quadro4 900 XGL workstation graphics boards to power a new cluster for volume rendering of graphics applications.

Itanium 2-based Supercomputer Running Linux to be Used by Ohio Universities and Private Industry

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Oct. 21, 2002 -- HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced that the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will deploy an HP supercomputer based on a cluster of more than 150 Intel® Itanium® 2-based HP Workstation zx6000 systems.

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