Education and Training

$1 million grant to OSC and partners to provide business with workforce training and supercomputing portals

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The National Science Foundation last week designated nearly $1 million to provide Ohio’s workforce with crucial training in computational modeling and simulation. The grant also supplies Ohio’s businesses with advanced Internet portals that will offer cyberinfrastructure resources companies need to compete in the global marketplace.

OSC Implements Virtual Pipeline for OSU Summer Course in Plant Biology

This summer quarter from July 25-Aug. 5, 2005, The Ohio State University is offering its annual practical summer workshops on functional genomics. Advanced undergraduate and graduate students, faculty members and postdoctoral researchers are invited to enroll for the plant-focused workshop.

The workshop is open to a maximum of 20 students. The lab portion of the workshop is full, however, those interested in signing up for the lectures may still enroll. The course is Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology (PCMB) 694 and is available for two college credits.

Workshops on High Bandwidth Applications Using Internet 2 / vBNS Workshop on Digital Libraries

On March 26, 1998, the Ohio Supercomputer Center, OhioLINK, and OSC Networking will sponsor a one-day conference on digital libraries. The session will enable representatives from Ohio's higher education institutions and industry to share ideas on digital library research and form working groups that could pursue opportunities for network experiments using the current infrastructure and possible funded research. Faculty, technical staff, and industry personnel with interests in digital libraries are expected to attend.

Ohio private, liberal arts colleges offer courses in parallel computing

Capital University in Columbus and Ohio Northern University in Ada are often recognized for their programs in music, law or a traditional arts program, and...computer science? Now they are. Both universities now offer courses in parallel computing to undergraduates. These types of classes are usually offered only at major research universities.

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