Established in 1987, the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is a partner of Ohio universities and industries that provides a high performance computing, research, cyberinfrastructure, and computational science education services. OSC works with a statewide/regional community, including education, academic research, industry, and state government. The Center's research programs are primarily aligned with three of several key areas of research identified by the state to be well positioned for growth and success: biosciences, advanced materials and energy/environment. OSC is supported by the Ohio General Assembly and through the Ohio Board of Regents with funding in the state operating and capital budgets. OSC is situated on the West Campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, United States.
Simulations uncover obstacle to harnessing laser-driven fusion
(Phys.org) —A once-promising approach for using next-generation, ultra-intense lasers to help deliver commercially viable fusion energy has been brought into serious question by new experimental results ...
OSC's Oakley Cluster delivers on performance efficiency
The Ohio Supercomputer Center's newest system would fall within the top half of the list of the world's most powerful supercomputers based purely on speed, but the cluster would rank even higher ninth ...
Researchers take virus-tracking software worldwide
A biomedical informatics researcher who tracks dangerous viruses as they spread around the globe has restructured his innovative tracking software to promote even wider use of the program around the world.