Jesse Owens: a renowned Olympic champion, a beacon for racial equality and a constant youth advocate, officials at the Ohio Supercomputer Center and the Ohio Department of Higher Education decided to name the next supercomputer after the long-time Ohio resident.

The Ohio Supercomputer Center's Summer Institute is a two-week residential program that gives gifted Ohio high school students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year project-based, hands-on learning. Also? The 2016 SI program is about to kick off. 

In February, NASA announced it would move forward with its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission, which will study a broad set of scientific investigations. For the past five years, researchers from Ohio State have been on NASA’s Science Definition Team for the preliminary study of WFIRST. Find out how OSC is supporting this historic research and what it could mean for the future of space exploration

The Glenn Cluster has been retired from service to make way for a new, more powerful supercomputer system. However, this new system will not be running, even partially, until late summer. So what does Glenn’s retirement mean and how will our clients be impacted? Read our Q&A on the Glenn Cluster retirement to find out.


OSC experienced errors with NFS services the morning of June 29 between 08:37 and 09:12 that may have caused


Accelerate your research achievements with easy access to the powerful, high performance computing, storage and software resources and staff expertise provided through OSC.

Enhance your computational science expertise with academic programs and workforce training opportunities available through OSC’s Ralph Regula School of Computational Science.


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