Articles Archive for August 2011
Overview prepares Jaguar users for coming upgrades
Users got a first glimpse of ORNL’s next-generation leadership-class supercomputer at a July 26 …
The ORNL Industrial HPC Partnerships Program has fostered collaboration and innovation between government and the private sector for the past 2 years. Recently project director Suzy Tichenor reached out to new audiences as she traveled to Stuttgart, Germany, and Denver, Colorado, to showcase the program’s expansion and achievements.
OLCF users got a first glimpse of ORNL’s next-generation leadership-class supercomputer at a July 26 webinar.
For years, academia has looked to simulation to solve some of science’s most complex problems. Recently, industry has taken notice—America’s most powerful machines are now helping its most powerful companies. Take Jaguar and Boeing, for example.
A research team led by Jon Reisner of Los Alamos National Laboratory is employing the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Jaguar supercomputer to use data from lightning detectors and even wind instruments mounted on planes flown into the eye of a hurricane to improve atmospheric models.
Three animations created by ORNL computer visualization specialists Dave Pugmire and Mike Matheson won big at the SciDAC Electronic Visualization Night, held on July 12 in Denver, Colorado.
A special report highlights the accomplishments of researchers running large, complex, and often unprecedented simulations on Department of Energy Office of Science supercomputers.
Using Jaguar, a research team led by William Tang of DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is developing a clearer picture of plasma confinement properties in an experimental device that will pave the way to future commercial fusion power plants.