Research Computing Services at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) provides statewide resources to help researchers making discoveries in a vast array of scientific disciplines. Beyond providing shared statewide compute resources, OSC works to create a user-focused, user-friendly environment for our clients. Collectively OSC supercomputers provide a peak computing performance of 1,768 teraflops. The center also offers more than 14.0 petabytes of disk storage capacity distributed over several file systems, plus 5.5 petabytes of backup tape storage. Our services include:

  • Compute resources for any scale of work
  • Large memory resources
  • Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) resources, software tools and packages
  • Data storage and archive tools
  • Supporting classroom use of OSC Resources

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Meet the Experts:

Katharine Cahill, Ph.D., ( is the education and training specialist for the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC). She has used computational modeling in the context of chemistry and currently develops training programs for both local and national High Performance Computing resources. She is also the Education lead for XSEDE at OSC where she aids in computational science curriculum development through faculty training.



Wilbur Ouma ( is a Senior Systems Consultant (Client Engineer) at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC). Wilbur’s role at OSC involves providing technical support to clients — primarily those working in biological sciences — and developing training modules at OSC. Wilbur is still actively involved in genomics research and has interests in big data analytics.