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Glacier Researchers Apply 3D Models to Helping Nepal

May 5, 2015 |

US-based glacier researchers are redirecting their usual activities toward the Nepali earthquake relief effort. The research teams – one at The Ohio State University and another at the University of Minnesota – are using their software code, Surface Extraction for TIN-based Searchspace Minimization (SETSM), in tandem with powerful supercomputers at Ohio Supercomputer Center to generate Read more…

Supercomputing Propels Record-Setting Supercar

Sep 2, 2014 |

Engineering students from Ohio State University have designed another record-setting vehicle, thanks in large part to the advanced computing resources of the Ohio Supercomputer Center. Ohio State’s Venturi Buckeye Bullet team set an international land speed record last week at the Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah. In a new competition category, the electric vehicle Read more…

OSC Launches ‘AweSim’ Online Supercomputing Marketplace

Dec 3, 2013 |

A few weeks ago, the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) began rolling out a new supercomputing initiative aimed at putting HPC modeling and simulation tools within reach of more commercial users. SC13 provided the official launch pad for the new program, called AweSim, described by its backers as “an innovative commercial marketplace consisting of web-based app Read more…

Ohio Supercomputer Steamlines 400-MPH Electric Car

Aug 9, 2011 |

The “Buckeye Bullet” is being completely redesigned with aerodynamics, shock, and drag testing being done at OSC.

The Week in Review

Apr 22, 2010 |

Ohio Supercomputer Center resources used to increase understanding of plaque formation in Alzheimer’s disease; and Cray XT6 system selected for climate research in Brazil. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

The Week in Review

Nov 12, 2009 |

Ohio Supercomputer Center and Nimbis Services partner to provide e-commerce service; and Purdue announces fin-shaped transistor that could lead to smaller, faster computer processors. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.