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Researchers Pinpoint How Copper Folds Protein into Precursors of Parkinson’s Plaques

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Calculations on the Jaguar supercomputer reveal metal binding likely to misfold alpha-synuclein

Aided by the Jaguar supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), researchers at North Carolina State University have …
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Designing a Smart Truck with the Power of Jaguar: A Case Study
10 years ago

Designing a Smart Truck with the Power of Jaguar: A Case Study

By  •  10 years ago  •  Industry

Jaguar helps allow BMI to complete the modeling phase of the Smart Truck project approximately ten times faster than otherwise possible.
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ORNL Helps Organize First SciDAC Software Workshop
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ORNL Helps Organize First SciDAC Software Workshop

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

Independent software developers are introduced to SciDAC tools and applications to aid in the transition to multicore systems
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2012 INCITE Call for Proposals

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

On April 13, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that proposals are now being accepted for the Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program, which supports …
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Spring Training Workshop Arms Users with Supercomputing Skills

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The four-day event, the 2011 OLCF Spring Training, had courses for novices and supercomputing veterans alike.
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Jaguar Users Benefiting from ALCC Computing Hours for Energy-Mission Research

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Through the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC), allocations were awarded to five projects with an emphasis on high-risk, high-impact research related to DOE’s energy mission. They are already providing insight into important efforts such as advancing the clean-energy agenda and understanding the Earth’s climate.
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BMI Uses Jaguar to Overhaul Long-Haul Trucks

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

BMI Corporation is combining their aerospace and race care design expertise with the power of the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer to create a new, long haul “SmartTruck” that will increase fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.
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Another High-Definition Plasma

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

A team led by University of Iowa astrophysicist Gregory Howes is using ORNL’s Jaguar supercomputer to explore astrophysical plasma.
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ORNL’s Apra Honored by HPCwire

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The publishers of the online supercomputing magazine HPCwire expect great things of ORNL computational chemist Edoardo Aprà in the coming year. Aprà is among 10 individuals included in the magazine’s “People to Watch” list for 2011.
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Whole-Genome Sequencing Simulated on Supercomputers

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Using Jaguar, a research team led by Aleksei Aksimentiev, assistant professor in the physics department at the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, began a project to create machines for personal genome sequencing that will be more accessible to hospitals.
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Computational Scientists Use Supercomputers to Explore Ice Sheet Dynamics

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Using Jaguar, SEACISM’s aim is to use state-of-the-art simulation to predict the behavior of ice sheets under a changing climate by developing scalable algorithms.
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Hone Your Supercomputing Skills at Spring Training

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

Users of ORNL’s Cray XT5 supercomputers will get an opportunity to hone their supercomputing skills this March at a weeklong “Spring Training” planned at ORNL.
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OLCF’s Messer Speaks at University of Tennessee Science Forum

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

OLCF computational astrophysicist Bronson Messer described the impending death of a giant—a red giant star, that is.
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OLCF Co-hosts INCITE Proposal Webinar Series

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The OLCF and ALCF co-hosted the first of three webinars January 24 aiming to guide researchers through the proposal process for earning time on the two facilities’ leadership-class supercomputers.
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Numerical Model of Class A Tractor Trailer
10 years ago

Numerical Model of Class A Tractor Trailer

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

BMI’s Mike Henderson discusses the aerodynamic analysis of semi-tractor trailers, research that could greatly enhance the efficiency of one of America’s most important shipping mediums.
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Turbomachines
10 years ago

Turbomachines

By  •  10 years ago  •  Industry

Mike Idelchik explains the energy goals of GE Global Research, particularly the development of efficient wind turbines through simulation.
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