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Posts By Katie Elyce Jones

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New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock
1 month ago

New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Deep beneath the Earth’s surface, oil and groundwater percolate through gaps in rock and other geologic material. Hidden from sight, these critical resources pose a significant challenge for scientists seeking …
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A Sneak Peek at 19 Science Simulations for the Summit Supercomputer in 2019
2 months ago

A Sneak Peek at 19 Science Simulations for the Summit Supercomputer in 2019

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This month, Summit Early Science Program users are starting to work on some of the world’s toughest science problems on its most powerful supercomputer: the 200-petaflop, IBM AC922 Summit system …
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Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance
3 months ago

Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance

By  •  3 months ago  •  People, Technology

A year-long acceptance process for the 200-petaflop, IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is complete. Acceptance testing ensures that the supercomputer …
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Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing
4 months ago

Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The Pinnacle Engines opposed-piston cylinder shown in three different views. Visualizations illustrate the generation of coherent flow structures and their collapse during the compression stroke, which leads to …
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Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award
4 months ago

Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, People

The project team for the design and construction of the Summit supercomputing facility at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) received the Tennessee Chamber of …
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Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing
4 months ago

Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in November …
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Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles
6 months ago

Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles

By  •  6 months ago  •  Technology

In pursuit of numerical predictions for exotic particles, researchers are simulating atom-building quark and gluon particles over 70 times faster on Summit, the world’s most powerful scientific supercomputer, than on …
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DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC
7 months ago

DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently provided introductory training in high-performance computing (HPC) and access to the facility’s Titan supercomputer to some of the nation’s top doctoral students …
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Summit by the Numbers
9 months ago

Summit by the Numbers

By  •  9 months ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy’s Summit supercomputer located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables scientists to simulate complex physical systems and make predictions critical to advancing research and development.

Summit’s …
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With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem
10 months ago

With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a team of researchers has calculated a fundamental property of protons and neutrons, known as the nucleon axial …
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Faces of Summit: Preparing to Launch
11 months ago

Faces of Summit: Preparing to Launch

By  •  11 months ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA
11 months ago

Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA

By  •  11 months ago  •  Industry

In 2012, a small Berkeley, California, startup called KatRisk set out to improve the quality of worldwide flood risk maps. With backgrounds in engineering, hydrology, and risk modeling, the company’s …
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