Press Releases

-Dr. Martha Krebs on the National Role of Energy Research

Columbus, Ohio -- September 28, 1994 -- Dr. Martha Krebs, the first woman ever appointed to lead the U.S. Office of Energy Research (OER), will give the keynote address at the conference: Combustion, Environment, and Heating Technology--The Role of High Performance Simulation. This conference, hosted by the Ohio Supercomputer Center, is on October 6-7, 1994, at the Fawcett Center For Tomorrow on the campus of The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Columbus, Ohio -- July 26, 1994 -- As a part of The Ohio State University Summer Institute at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) from July 11-22, fifteen Ohio high school students and two high school teachers worked with Ohio's high performance computers -- supercomputers normally reserved for professional scientists and engineers.

Columbus, Ohio -- June 10, 1994 -- Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Research Scientist Don Stredney and J.

A Workshop for Ohio Industry Engineers

Intergraph Corporation will present a Virtual Product Development Using Finite Element Analysis workshop on May 24, 1994, at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), 1224 Kinnear Road, Columbus, Ohio. This presentation emphasizes the role of analysis in the design of a new product. It elaborates on the work flow during the evolution of design from "art to part" utilizing latest CAD-CAM Concurrent Engineering technology.

Columbus, Ohio -- April 20, 1994 -- At the 46th Annual State Science Day on April 16, 1994, the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), Columbus, recognized Turpin High School (Cincinnati) Senior Adam Vandenberg for Outstanding Application of Computational Methods for his State Science Day Research Project.

Columbus, Ohio -- April 19, 1994 -- Former IBM Fellow, Dr. Andrew Heller, will discuss such topics as "why evolution (death of Dinosaurs) is good" and why improved healthcare is bad for the computing industry at the upcoming High Performance Computing Seminar sponsored by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC).

Ohio Industry and Education to Benefit

Columbus, Ohio -- April 18, 1994 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) takes delivery today of a 32 processor CRAY T3D -- an entry-level massively parallel processing (MPP) system. The system will be closely coupled with a CRAY Y-MP2E parallel vector supercomputer system installed at the same time. The new CRAY system fits well into OSC's existing CRAY Y-MP8/864 and Y-MP-EL/332 computing environment.

Columbus, Ohio -- February 8, 1994 -- As a part of The Ohio State University Summer Institute, fifteen students will have the chance to work with Ohio's supercomputer - a computer normally reserved for professional scientists and engineers! Summer Institute attracts gifted and talented students to Columbus each summer for two weeks of exciting and challenging learning.

Columbus, Ohio -- January 25, 1994 -- Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Research Scientist Don Stredney was selected to present "Biomedical Applications of High Performance Computing" at the Medicine Meets Virtual Reality II conference in San Diego, California, January 27-30, 1994, sponsored by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.

Columbus, Ohio -- January 14, 1994 -- Software development specialists at the Ohio Supercomputer Center have released Local Area Multiprocessor (LAM) to the parallel processing and cluster computing community. LAM has been ported to several leading UNIX machines such as Sun, SGI, RS/6000, DEC APX and to Cray running UNICOS. LAM is freely available under a GNU license via anonymous ftp from or from gopher at URL is gopher: //