Outreach

Approved Cluster Applications

Farrell, Paul
Dept. of Math and Computer Science
Kent State University
Cluster Acquisition for Communications Optimization and Computational Steering

Co-PI
Arden Ruttan

Abstract: It is proposed to investigate issues related to increasing the efficiency of point-to-point and collective communication on distributed clusters consisting of SMP nodes connected by high speed networks such as Myrinet, Giganet, and Gigabit Ethernet.

E-Commerce Readiness Key to Ohio's Economy in the 21st Century

 "Don't let Ohio fall behind in the global economy," was the message sent to more than 50 of Ohio's business, industry and government leaders today during a special press conference at the Ohio Statehouse.

During the kickoff, key leaders in government and industry offered their commitment to work together to position Ohio as an e-commerce state through a project called ECom-Ohio. ECom-Ohio will assess Ohio's readiness for the digital economy of the future.

New Community Connection Links, Tracks OSU Volunteers

Just in time for the new academic year at The Ohio State University (OSU), Community Connection is now available.

Community Connection is an Internet-based service that will connect and match OSU faculty and students with neighborhood schools and community service organizations. This web tool makes the most of today's technology to answer the national call to increase community service. Free-Net, an outreach project of OSU and OSC (Ohio Supercomputer Center), developed the database and web interfaces that run this new service.

Ohio Bioinformatics Conference Set for June 28

New Conference to Connect Ohio’s Biosciences Research Leaders

The Inaugural Ohio Collaborative Conference on Bioinformatics (OCCBIO) is set for June 28-30, 2006, at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for discussing research findings and experiences in computational approaches to biology-related problems. An important conference goal is to foster long-term collaborative relationships among informatics and life sciences researchers from academia, government and industry--spanning interests across Ohio.

Timothy J. Muris, FTC Chairman, Featured at Privacy2001 Conference

Newly appointed Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Timothy J. Muris will provide the keynote speech on Thursday morning October 4, at Privacy2001. The conference, one of the top privacy events in the country, will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio October 2-4, and will be attended by more than 250 leaders and policy makers from government, industry and consumer organizations. Information about the conference is available at www.privacy2000.org.

The Internet2 Technology Evaluation Center of Ohio presents Windows On The Future Showcasing Research and Industry

Windows On The Future provides a forum in which academic institutions, research centers, corporate laboratories and government agencies can share knowledge, exchange ideas, and form networking relationships that will collectively benefit Ohio's higher education and industrial communities. This conference will focus on technology briefings by leading researchers in areas such as Internet engineering, networking, communications, and technology development.

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