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OLCF 25: Revealing the Quantum World of Materials
12 months ago

OLCF 25: Revealing the Quantum World of Materials

By  •  12 months ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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New Users Tap Titan for Another Year of World-Class Supercomputing Research
3 years ago

New Users Tap Titan for Another Year of World-Class Supercomputing Research

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Director of Science Jack Wells shares the successes of first-year INCITE users while encouraging new users to apply for time in 2017. The post originally appeared in Cray’s blog.
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OLCF Hosts CAAR Teams at Two Workshops
3 years ago

OLCF Hosts CAAR Teams at Two Workshops

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The OLCF hosted two identical kick-off workshops for members of the new CAAR partnership projects this spring. The second of the two events was held June 2-3.
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The First Round of 2015 Hackathons Gets Underway
3 years ago

The First Round of 2015 Hackathons Gets Underway

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Organizers from the OLCF, the University of Illinois Coordinated Science Laboratory and National Center for Supercomputing Applications, NVIDIA, and The Portland Group gathered last month for the next round of applications acceleration programming.
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OLCF Shares Lustre Knowledge at International Workshop
3 years ago

OLCF Shares Lustre Knowledge at International Workshop

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF played a significant role in an ORNL event to share knowledge and discuss the future development of the parallel file system, Lustre.
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Demystifying Quantum Dot Conundrums
4 years ago

Demystifying Quantum Dot Conundrums

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Whereas laboratory experiments and various imaging methods could offer only hypotheses, for the first time OLCF”s Titan gave researchers precise predictions about nanocrystal surface development.
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INCITE Seeking Proposals to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities
4 years ago

INCITE Seeking Proposals to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The INCITE program is now accepting proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array of science, engineering and computer science domains.
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OLCF Selects Application Readiness Projects to Prepare for Next-generation Summit Supercomputer
4 years ago

OLCF Selects Application Readiness Projects to Prepare for Next-generation Summit Supercomputer

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF has selected the next set of partnership projects into its Center for Accelerated Application Readiness program.
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OLCF User Earns NVIDIA Award for GPU-accelerated Earthquake Simulations
4 years ago

OLCF User Earns NVIDIA Award for GPU-accelerated Earthquake Simulations

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

A team of researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), led by computational scientist Yifeng Cui, was awarded NVIDIA’s 2015 Global Impact Award for its work developing a GPU-accelerated code that simulates high-frequency earthquakes.
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Test Systems Pike and Crest Pave the Way for Next OLCF Supercomputer
4 years ago

Test Systems Pike and Crest Pave the Way for Next OLCF Supercomputer

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

In preparation for Summit, computer scientists and support staff are leaning on two modest-but-mighty test systems to explore Summit’s cutting-edge architecture.
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Buddy Bland Named as one of HPCwire’s 2015 People to Watch
4 years ago

Buddy Bland Named as one of HPCwire’s 2015 People to Watch

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Buddy Bland, project director at the OLCF, has been named one of HPC Wire’s “People to Watch” in 2015. Bland is recognized for his 30-year-career contributions in high-performance computing.
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OLCF Hosts Portability Meeting with ALCF, NERSC
4 years ago

OLCF Hosts Portability Meeting with ALCF, NERSC

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Team members of the OLCF hosted staff from ALCF, and NERSC for a meeting with high-performance computing vendors late last month to discuss strategies for application readiness and performance portability in preparation for the next generation of supercomputers.
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