Press Releases

Austin, Texas - Nov. 18, 2008 - Today, the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) appointed Stanley C. Ahalt, Ph.D., executive director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center, to serve as Chair of the organization for the next year.

Learn more about OSC’s people, researchers, research, partners, impact, and yes - even its supercomputers

Columbus, Ohio – November 17, 2008 - Want to know what makes the Ohio Supercomputer Center “Super”? Spend 20 minutes with the 2008 Research Report, and you’ll get more than a glimmer of the breadth of OSC’s impact on academic and industry researchers.

Columbus, Ohio – November 14, 2008 - Ohio’s academic and industrial researchers now can share some of the state’s most valuable and expensive scientific instruments via the Internet, thanks to cyberinfrastructure tools developed by engineers and researchers at the Ohio Supercomputer Center.

Repository first ever to provide 24/7 access to tumor pathology alongside genetic data; comprehensive knowledge of tumors key to developing personalized treatments

Columbus, Ohio – October 31, 2008 – Researchers in Columbus, Ohio, and Los Angeles are collaborating on a groundbreaking effort that, when fully implemented, will allow health care experts around the world to have comprehensive information about a patient’s tumor at their fingertips.

By Pam Frost Gorder

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- October 22, 2008 -- Researchers have created a new material that overcomes two of the major obstacles to solar power: it absorbs all the energy contained in sunlight, and generates electrons in a way that makes them easier to capture.

Ohio State University chemists and their colleagues combined electrically conductive plastic with metals including molybdenum and titanium to create the hybrid material. This new material is the first that can absorb all the energy contained in visible light at once.

October 13, 2008 - COLUMBUS, OH – The University System of Ohio is soon to be a global hub for online medical education and videoconferencing following a decision to fund the creation of a resource center in Columbus.

Columbus, Ohio – September 22, 2008 – Ohio Supercomputer Center officials today announced that the Center has entered into an agreement with Nimbis Services Inc. to connect regional industry supply chains to OSC’s Blue Collar Computing computational and expertise resources.

OSC and NIMBIS have partnered to achieve the following:

Columbus, Ohio – September 10, 2008 – In a lush valley near Geneva, Switzerland, the work of more than 10,000 scientists, engineers, and technicians from 60 countries culminated in the first beam of protons zooming at nearly the speed of light around the 17-mile Large Hadron Collider.

Columbus, OH -- September 4, 2008 -- You asked for a better way to manage your OSC accounts, and we listened. We're pleased to announce the launch of OSC's PI Portal, a user-friendly, web-based service that enables you to conveniently manage information regarding user accounts, funding and publications information.

https://app.osc.edu/cgi-priv/pi

Buckeye Bullet 2 team employing mobile satellite system at Speed Week 2008

Wendover, Utah – August 18, 2008 – Throughout Speed Week 2008, the Ohio State University Buckeye Bullet 2 team will be turning the pit area on the Bonneville Speedway into a temporary WiFi hot spot as they pursue the speed record for electric vehicles.

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