Shared Services

Your one-stop shop

TDAI’s Shared Services in 172 Pomerene Hall offers one-on-one consulting with technology partners from across campus to help researchers, students, and staff explore resources and solutions for data science and analytics projects. Looking for a special data set? Interested in data visualization tools or training? Want to explore storage and computing options? Shared Services is your one-stop shop for data science and analytics services, training, and resources at the university.

Drop-in consultation hours:

Technology Commercialization Consultations
1-3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month

Visit technology commercialization staff for help with:

  • protecting and commercializing intellectual property
  • confidentiality, material transfer and data use agreements
  • startup company creation
  • patents and copyrights
  • technology development funding opportunities

Amazon Web Services Consultations

1-3:30 p.m. every other Tuesday | Starting mid-Sept.

Existing Ohio State AWS account holders and faculty and staff interested in AWS can drop in for:

  • Application Development / Architecture: Contextual guidance on how services fit together to meet your specific use case, workload or application, as well as directional cost estimation
  • Troubleshooting: Investigation into possible causes for challenges that are arising for current projects  
  • Third-Party Software: Guidance, configuration and troubleshooting of AWS interoperability with many common operating systems, platforms and application stack components
  • AWS Account Management and Billing: Guidance on implementing billing and account best practices so that you can focus on what matters: running your business / research initiatives


Ohio Supercomputer Center
4-5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Learn about:

  • How to get started using OSC
  • How to use OSC’s web portal “OnDemand”
  • Software support
  • Troubleshooting your jobs

                            Consultations by appointment:

Data Visualization: Email

Geospatial Information & Mapping: Email

Science Librarian: Email