Research Landscape

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Ohio’s strengths in basic and applied research are broad and deep, spanning a multitude of fields, such as economics, sociology, computer science, automotive design and signal processing. This spectrum of Ohio Supercomputer Center clients encompasses many fields of study.

Artificial Intelligence

While natural language processing may not have much name recognition among the general public, many people rely on it every day. Using Google to find information online? The search engine employs natural language processing to comb through and analyze massive numbers of webpages and return the most relevant answers.

Data Archives

Case Western Reserve University is one of the most research-intensive higher education institutions in the state of Ohio. Ranked R1 by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, during fiscal year 2021 it attracted more than $390 million in competitive sponsored research projects.

Web Portals

In 2019, the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) unveiled a major addition to its campus: the Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall, featuring Rosie the supercomputer. The facility opened in the wake of the launch of MSOE’s bachelor’s degree in computer science, with a curriculum focused on the growing field of artificial intelligence.

Classroom Learning

Chris Hadad has been a client of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) for over two decades and leads one of the most active accounts. A professor of organic chemistry at the Ohio State University, Hadad is currently developing medical countermeasures against organophosphorus chemical nerve agents used in chemical warfare and as pesticides in agriculture.

Architecture Simulations

Rendering models is a key part of the modern architectural design process. Brendan Ho, a professor in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Kent State University, helps students analyze the spaces they live and work in. Rendering has been an essential component in his studio Encapsulated Episodes, co-taught with Director Ivan Bernal.

Experiential Learning

Students listen in a classroom at the University of Dayton

Although many college students have access to a personal computer for their studies, it can be challenging for them to learn about how modern, complex computing systems are used in the science, engineering and technology fields without working with the systems directly. 

COVID-19 Drug Research

COVID-19 Drug Research

Tennessee Tech Assistant Professor Liqun Zhang researches human beta defensins, small proteins involved in immune response to infection. As COVID-19 became the most important health research topic in the world, Zhang turned to the Ohio Supercomputer Center to help meet the increasing challenge.

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