High-Performance Computing (HPC)

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High-Performance Computing (HPC) is available in a number of locations throughout campus. Whether you wish to work on a department cluster, a UC centralized facility, or in the cloud, UCIT R&D can assist you with your needs. We can also help with obtaining new clusters, co-location, and new cloud-based initiatives.

UC researchers and research assistants have access to the state of Ohio'€™s powerful Ohio Supercomputer Center'€™s (OSC) High Performance Computing clusters, software and expertise, as well as Amazon Web Services. UCIT R&D facilitates access to these resources and assists researchers.

Local & National Computational Resources

Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC)

Any faculty member or research scientist at an academic institution in Ohio is eligible for an academic account at Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) to access High-Performance Computing (HPC) resources. These researchers/educators may request accounts for their students and collaborators. Commercial accounts are also available.

NOTE: All first-time PIs must submit a signature page (electronically or hard copy). Please send a copy of the signature page to the attention of the Allocations Committee, OSC, 1224 Kinnear Road, Columbus, Ohio, 43212.

Use the following links to the OSC website to request and apply for resources: 

OSC Help




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