Rolling reboot of compute nodes of Owens cluster is scheduled to start from 9AM Wednesday morning, June 28, 2017. Login nodes to be rebooted at 9AM on June 29th, 2017.

Project Application Help

Your application and associated materials will be reviewed at our bi-monthly Allocation Committee meetings; you may continue to compute while you await decision. Any negative balance accrued will be taken from the future award and no negative balance restrictions will/would be applied to your project.


Please refer to our table below for information on our different project levels. 

Level RUs Purpose Files Required
(PDF preferred)
Notes
Startup 5,000 Project for Ohio academics to begin work with OSC.
  • CV/Resume
Beginning project for Ohio academic eligible PIs; one startup per PI. 
Classroom 5,000 Allow students to learn high performance computing or to apply high-performance computing to a particular subject; use of software applications available at OSC.
  • CV/Resume
  • Class Syllabus
  • Class Roster
Duration: one school term or specific end date. If more RUs are needed, this is allowed. 
Standard *  between 5,000 and 10,000 For researchers with moderate high-performance
computing use.
  • CV/Resume
  • Publications List, noting which cite OSC.
  • Proposal text (3-5 pages) **
Peer-reviewed. Please add the name and email address of at least two reviewers.
Major *  between 10,000 and 30,000 For researchers with significant
high-performance computing use.
  • CV/Resume
  • Publications List, noting which cite OSC.
  • Proposal text (5-7 pages) **
  • Justification/ Performance Report
Peer-reviewed. Please add the names and email addresses of at least three reviewers in appropriate section of on-line application form.
Discovery *  >30,000 For researchers with intensive high-performance computing use.
  • CV/Resume
  • Publications List, noting which cite OSC.
  • Proposal text (7+ pages) **
  • Justification/ Performance Report
Peer-reviewed. Please add the name and email address of at least three reviewers in appropriate section of on-line application form.

 

* Please review this information about the necessary file uploads.

Publications List:

Proposal Text:

  • Should include a detailed description of the problem you are investigating and the scientific or technical basis of the investigations.
  • Include past results and plans for using the requested allocations.
  • The proposal will be peer-reviewed for scientific / technical merit and appropriate use of high-performance computing platforms; make sure to include sufficient detail to allow reviewers to make informed recommendations. 

Justification/Performance Report:

  • Justification of the RUs being requested; i.e. how did you come up with the estimated request?
    • example jobs
    • # of job runs
  • How code has been optimized (home-written code?)
  • Software and programs being used. 

 

** You may not re-submit application materials if they have been used previously!

 

Questions? Please contact OSC Help