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Posts By Scott Jones

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The Protein Problem
3 years ago

The Protein Problem

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Jeremy Smith, an ORNL/University of Tennessee Governor’s Chair, uses both Titan and SNS to understand the overall function and structure of proteins.
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Oak Ridge to Acquire Next Generation Supercomputer

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a contract with IBM to bring a next-generation supercomputer to ORNL. The OLCF’s new hybrid CPU/GPU computing system, Summit, will be delivered in 2018.
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A Helping Hand
4 years ago

A Helping Hand

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

For many researchers, Titan is only part of the picture; managing and understanding data are quickly becoming as important as the simulations that create it.
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Investigating the Earth’s Inner Workings
4 years ago

Investigating the Earth’s Inner Workings

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Princeton’s Jeroen Tromp is part of a team using Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Titan supercomputer, to reveal the Earth’s inner workings via adjoint tomography simulations, or monitoring the interaction of a forward wavefield, in which the waves travel from the source to the receivers, and an “adjoint” wavefield in which the waves travel inversely from the receivers to the source.
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The Complexities of Combustion
4 years ago

The Complexities of Combustion

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Jackie Chen, of Sandia National Laboratories, uses the OLCF’s Titan supercomputer to study the combustion of a wide variety of fuels.
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Unraveling Enzymes
4 years ago

Unraveling Enzymes

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

A team of researchers, led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Pratul Agarwal, is seeking to obtain key insights into the fundamental underpinnings of how enzymes work and, in particular, what makes them such great catalysts.
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Reconnecting the Dots
4 years ago

Reconnecting the Dots

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Of particular importance to Bhattacharjee’s team is reconnection and shocks in systems where the plasma particles do not collide very often, both of which can serve as mechanisms for cosmic ray acceleration.
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OLCF Explores Future of Fossil Fuels
4 years ago

OLCF Explores Future of Fossil Fuels

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology at Rice University hosted its annual Oil and Gas HPC Workshop in Houston, Texas.
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Wells meets AAS

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The OLCF’s Jack Wells was an invited speaker at the American Astronomical Society’s (AAS’s) Exascale Radio Astronomy conference from March 30 to April 4 in Monterrey, CA, where he detailed recent advances in computational astrophysics on Department of Energy supercomputing systems such as Titan.
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Going Nuclear

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

To increase efficiency and enhance nuclear safety, a team led by Igor Bolotnov of North Carolina State University has turned to Titan to perform state-of-the-art direct numerical simulation (DNS) to characterize such turbulent bubbly flows.
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Say Hello to Bio

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The Bio-IT conference, which took place from April 29 to May 1, hosted more than 2,500 participants from the life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and IT industries representing more than 30 countries.

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Seeing Is Believing
5 years ago

Seeing Is Believing

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility upgraded its Jaguar supercomputer to the Cray XK7 CPU/GPU hybrid system known as Titan, the center knew that upgrades to its data analysis and visualization resources were necessary to complement Titan’s more than 20 petaflops of computing power.
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