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Chancellor Names Shah Executive Director of OSC

Columbus, Ohio (Nov. 30, 2012) – Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro recently appointed Pankaj Shah as executive director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center.

Shah concurrently serves as the executive director of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), a role he’s held since 2005. By leading both technology organizations in their independent missions, Shah will seek closer collaboration between the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and OARnet, creating new opportunities from their combined efforts.

OSC remembers Dr. Clyde B. "Bud" Bratton

Clyde B. Bratton, a retired Cleveland State University physics professor whose doctoral research contributed to the development of MRI equipment, died of a heart attack Tuesday at his son's home in Willoughby.

The 77-year-old Euclid resident taught at CSU from 1967 until retiring in 2002.

As a doctoral student at Western Reserve University in 1964, Bratton did nuclear magnetic resonance studies on living muscle.

New Ecom-Ohio Broadband Availability Map from TPG

COLUMBUS, Ohio

"Access to the fast lanes of the networked world is an important asset for the state's technology base," said Frank Samuel, Science and Technology Advisor to Ohio Governor Taft. Under funding from the Ohio Department of Development Technology Innovation Division, Ohio's Broadband Map will be accessible on-line in various formats, including overlays of key population and industry data. The web-enabled version of the map is expected to be available in July 2001, through the www.ecom-ohio.org site.

Network Troubleshooting Guide Now Available to Access Grid Operators

Imagine being a node operator for an Access Grid (AG) event when the network audio becomes distorted. What should you do? Could it be a multicasting issue?

Node operators can now detect networking problems on the Access Grid using the latest in a series of online tutorials.

Boston University, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), and OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center) are pleased to introduce "Access Grid Network Troubleshooting: A Guide for Technical Users," available on the NCSA WebCT server at webct.ncsa.uiuc.edu:8900.

New Access Grid Tutorials for AG 2.1.2 and Video Troubleshooting Released

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Teig von Hoffman
Boston University AGTP Lead
(617) 358-0033
jtvh@bu.edu

Access News Release -- February 11, 2004 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), along with three state medical centers, has received $350,000 for pediatric cancer research as part of the federal FY2004 Omnibus Appropriations bill.

CASC announces scholarship in honor of founding chairperson

Reno, NV – November 20, 2007 -- The Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) announced the creation of a scholarship in memory of Dr. Charlie Bender, the founding chairperson of CASC and executive director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center during 1987-2002. Dr. Bender passed away just weeks before SC07, the annual international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage, and analysis.

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