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Oakley, Owens

SIESTA is both a method and its computer program implementation, to perform efficient electronic structure calculations and ab initio molecular dynamics simulations of molecules and solids. More information can be found from here.

Glenn, Oakley

The April 2014 HPC Tech Talk (Tuesday, April 22th from 4-5PM) will provide some brief OSC updates, have a user-driven Q&A session, and will close with an invited talk about MPI-3 from the MVAPICH developers from The Ohio State University. To get the WebEX information and add a calendar entry, go here. Slides are available below.

On July 24th, 2014, OSC implemented changes to the Resource Unit (RU) calculation formula. Academic RU allocations are still fully subsidized by the State of Ohio.

Portland Group Compilers

The Portland Group, Inc. (a.k.a. PGI, is a premier supplier of software compilers and tools for parallel computing, known as PGI® products. The Portland Group offers optimizing parallel FORTRAN 2003, C99 and C++ compilers and tools for workstations, servers and clusters running Linux, MacOS or Windows operating systems. These products are available for OSC users across Ohio.

Intel Compilers, Tools, and Libraries

Intel LogoIntel Corporation (, well-known for hardware technology since introducing the world's first microprocessor in 1971, also produces an array of software development products which are available for OSC users across Ohio.

TotalView Technologies Totalview Debugger

TotalView Technologies is a leading provider of software development tools for developers of complex parallel and distributed applications in the High Performance Computing community.

Altair Hyperworks

AltairHyperWorks is a high-performance, comprehensive toolbox of CAE software for engineering design and simulation.  The products contained within HyperWorks are summarized below:



Through continued funding from the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OSC is able to provide statewide licenses for software tools that will facilitate research.  These licenses are available to higher education researchers throughout the state.

Software available through OSC's Statewide Software License Distribution