Articles Archive for January 2017

[ Jan 31 2017 - 4:10 pm ]

Tjerk Straatsma, the OLCF’s Scientific Computing Group leader, has been elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow in chemistry for his contributions to computational science.

[ Jan 31 2017 - 4:04 pm ]

As part of her team’s research into matter’s tendency to self-organize, Sharon Glotzer of the University of Michigan ran a series of hard particle simulations to study melting in two-dimensional (2-D) systems.

[ Jan 31 2017 - 3:56 pm ]

Leveraging the high-performance computing and data resources provided by the OLCF and CADES, neuroscience researchers are advancing the computational modeling of individual neurons.

[ Jan 31 2017 - 3:55 pm ]

A new version of OpenACC—an application programming interface that integrates accelerators with a host CPU—is due for release in mid-2017. In 2016, OLCF user assistance staff participated in the annual OpenACC standards organization meeting that resulted in a list of features for the new version.

[ Jan 31 2017 - 3:15 pm ]

A team led by the California Institute of Technology’s (Caltech’s) Thomas Miller used the OLCF’s Titan to identify potential electrolyte materials and predict which ones could enhance the performance of lithium-ion batteries.

[ Jan 4 2017 - 10:17 am ]

In November, the OLCF offered its first 3-day, Mini GPU Hackathon to accommodate overflow from its annual, 5-day hackathon held in October of this year.

[ Jan 4 2017 - 9:49 am ]

In an effort to study the complex fluid dynamics and chemical reactions occurring inside a jet engine combustor, researchers from United Technologies Research Center have teamed up with experts at the OLCF to develop more comprehensive modeling methods.

[ Jan 4 2017 - 9:29 am ]

Open Scalable File Systems, Inc. (OpenSFS), the nonprofit community organization dedicated to Lustre file system technology, recently changed its structure to give users a premier role in the organization. File and Storage System Team Lead Sarp Oral will represent the OLCF on the newly appointed OpenSFS board.

[ Jan 4 2017 - 9:28 am ]

ORNL recently partnered with Oracle to test some of the database technology company’s new firmware in a collaborative laboratory environment inside the OLCF’s High-Performance Storage System. Oracle is providing five of its enterprise-class tape drives, while ORNL is providing the resources, networking, and manpower for the testing environment.