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Eclipse Software Workshop Brings Together Experts, Enthusiasts
5 years ago

Eclipse Software Workshop Brings Together Experts, Enthusiasts

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL recently hosted the Eclipse User Group and Development Meeting to teach best practices for using Eclipse’s community of open-source software solutions.
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Chemistry Consortium Uses Titan to Understand Actinides
5 years ago

Chemistry Consortium Uses Titan to Understand Actinides

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

A multi-institution team led by the University of Alabama’s David Dixon is using Titan to understand actinide chemistry at the molecular level in hopes of designing methods to clean up contamination and safely store spent nuclear fuel.
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Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers
5 years ago

Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

In advance of the OLCF’s next-generation supercomputer, Summit, the scientific computing group is continuing the CAAR project to help users prepare to effectively use Summit’s hybrid architecture from the very beginning.
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Broadening the Bilayer
5 years ago

Broadening the Bilayer

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

To better understand the biological processes that govern lipid raft formation—processes with broad implications for research ranging from how cells regulate proteins to how viruses invade healthy human cells—ORNL researchers are using two world-class research facilities to study the presence and formation of these nanoscale lipid patches.
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Intra-Lab Collaboration Automates OLCF Publication Tracking System with Cobra Tool
5 years ago

Intra-Lab Collaboration Automates OLCF Publication Tracking System with Cobra Tool

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

In 2012, a team led by ORNL’s Ramie Wilkerson began establishing a process to discover and archive publications more efficiently in collaboration with OLCF leadership and ORNL’s Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate data analytics experts.
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Illuminating the Universe’s Ignition
5 years ago

Illuminating the Universe’s Ignition

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

A multi-institution team has been using Titan to create the largest fully-coupled simulation of the universe’s Epoch of Reionization.
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Staff Report Successes, Lessons from Titan-Era Early Applications
5 years ago

Staff Report Successes, Lessons from Titan-Era Early Applications

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff recently published a paper highlighting the lessons learned from the Titan-era CAAR initiative.
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Titan Targets Tumors
5 years ago

Titan Targets Tumors

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at the German research laboratory Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf are using Titan to understand and control new methods for particle acceleration that could have big impacts on laser-driven tumor removal.
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Fighting Fire with FireFOAM
5 years ago

Fighting Fire with FireFOAM

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at insurance company FM Global are using Titan to try and better understand fire growth and suppression.
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BigNeuron Hackathon Branches Out at OLCF
5 years ago

BigNeuron Hackathon Branches Out at OLCF

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

To consolidate the knowledge base surrounding computationally modeling neurons, researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science and ORNL organized the first BigNeuron Data Analytics and Visualization Hackathon, which took place November 16–20 at ORNL.
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INCITE Grants Awarded to 56 Computational Research Projects
5 years ago

INCITE Grants Awarded to 56 Computational Research Projects

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

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.
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OLCF’s Straatsma Educates Graduate Students in Summer School Program
6 years ago

OLCF’s Straatsma Educates Graduate Students in Summer School Program

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

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.
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Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell Breakthroughs
6 years ago

Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell Breakthroughs

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A team of researchers from Brown University and ETH Zurich the Universita da Svizzera Italiana and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche is using America’s largest, most powerful supercomputer to help understand and fight diseases affecting some of the body’s smallest building blocks.
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Nanoelectronics Researchers Employ Titan for an Electrifying Simulation Speedup
6 years ago

Nanoelectronics Researchers Employ Titan for an Electrifying Simulation Speedup

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A team, led by ETH Zurich’s Mathieu Luisier is using Titan to simulate and better understand nanoscale components such as transistors or battery electrodes.
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On the Road to Summit
6 years ago

On the Road to Summit

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

Following the Summit announcement, OLCF staff have been making infrastructure changes to accommodate Summit. The OLCF has already hit several major milestones on the way to building Summit.
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joins DOE’s New HPC for Manufacturing Program
6 years ago

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joins DOE’s New HPC for Manufacturing Program

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is collaborating with Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories to lead a new US Department of Energy program designed to fund and foster public-private R&D projects that enhance US competitiveness in clean energy manufacturing.
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