Ohio Cyberinfrastructure Projects Recognized for Achievements; Showcased at 2007 Advanced Technology Summit


Columbus, Ohio (May 1, 2007)Firefighters near Toledo brace for the heat of a flashover in a simulator while firefighting students at a university campus many miles distant study the live-action video over a fiber-optic network.

Middle school students in Appalachian Ohio immerse themselves into a society on a virtual island they visit over the state-of-the-art network, moving about, walking, running and even flying through highly developed landscapes, park-like settings and buildings.

Ohio experts to speak at Internet2 Fall Member Meeting; Presentations available via live streaming video


Columbus, Ohio (Nov. 1, 2010) - Leaders of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) and its member schools are sharing their valuable expertise with participants at the Internet2 Fall Member Meeting, Nov. 1-4, 2010, in Atlanta. For those who can't make it to the meeting, several of the presentations are being offered to the general public via live streaming video. They include:

Ohio High School Students Witness the Future


Columbus, Ohio - (July 21, 1999) - Tomorrow's world is being experienced today -- at least by 11 Ohio high school students.

These high school students are using technologies most of us never will. And it's all happening during the 1999 Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Summer Institute: Computing and Networking for the New Millennium. The Institute, which runs July 12-23, immerses freshmen and sophomores in the technologies that are helping to shape the future -- high performance computing and networking.

Ohio pilots Federated Identity for colleges and K-12

Ohio’s research and education network and several colleges and universities in the state are piloting projects to allow K-12 and community college students, faculty and staff to access multiple online resources with the credentials issued by their institution.

The projects are part of a national initiative of the Quilt, a national coalition of advanced regional networks for research and education, and Internet2, an advanced networking consortium led by the research and education community.