AI Week Wednesday


Wednesday, April 10


NVIDIA and Mark III are teaming up to bring you an action-packed day of learning about what GPUs are, how they can help your research, and how to optimize them for your workloads. Morning talks will be followed by afternoon breakout sessions, with a catered lunch in between.

All events are held in person in the LaSells Stewart Center. Sessions may be recorded and available for virtual viewing at a later date.

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Welcome and Introduction to OSU Computing

Ed Feser, OSU Provost and Executive Vice President | 9 to 9:15am | Construction & Engineering Hall



K S Venkatraman, NVIDIA Sr. Director for AI Computing | 9:15 to 9:45am | Construction & Engineering Hall


Four Ways to GPU Compute / AI For Science

Zoe Ryan, NVIDIA Solutions Architect | 9:45 to 10:45am | Construction & Engineering Hall



10:45 to 11am | Giustina Gallery


Researcher Spotlight

11am to 12:15pm | Construction & Engineering Hall



Catered Lunch | 12:15 to 1pm | Giustina Gallery


Breakout Sessions

1:15 to 2:30pm

  • Digital Twins + Omniverse Intro and Use Cases with Andy Lin, Mark III CTO
  • Intro to using OSU Cluster + Using NVIDIA GPUs with Python with Rob Yelle, College of Engineering, and Zoe Ryan, NVIDIA Solutions Architect
  • Intro to ML + LLM's with Michaela Buchanan, Mark III Data Scientist



Snacks provided | 2:30 to 2:45pm | Giustina Gallery


Breakout Sessions continued

2:45 to 3:45pm



3:45 to 4pm


Closing Thoughts and the Future of OSU Computing

Steve Niemi, NVIDIA Senior Account Manager for western US higher education institutions | 4 to 4:45pm | Construction & Engineering Hall


Happy Hour

5 to 7pm | Reser Stadium Loge Level