Articles Archive for November 2015
Jack Wells, OLCF Director of Science, will serve as one of three instructors at the 2015 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting & Exhibit to be held Nov. 29 in Boston, Mass.
Editors’ choice award highlights OLCF’s role in Summit collaboration
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 56 projects aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging scientific questions.
OLCF, other supercomputing centers collaborate to develop HPC training workshop.
OLCF scientific computing group leader Tjerk Straatsma traveled to the Netherlands in September to serve as an instructor for the European Master in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling program, which offers an international intensive summer school for students.
A team led by Thomas Jordan of the Southern California Earthquake Center, headquartered at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is using the Titan supercomputer to develop physics-based earthquake simulations to better understand earthquake systems, including the potential seismic hazards from known faults and the impact of strong ground motions on urban areas.
A move from cold- to warm-water cooling is projected to lower the OLCF’s cooling costs by more than half, saving nearly a million dollars per year in total operating costs.
This fall, ORNL partnered with the University of Tennessee to offer a minor-degree program in data center technology and management, one of the first offerings of its kind in the country.
An article, published in the October 2015 issue of Nature Materials, provides an overview of recent advances in experimental imaging, data analytics, and high-performance computing that are enabling new opportunities for discovery and design of advanced materials.