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Posts By Betsy Sonewald

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Meet the NCCS and OLCF Director: Arjun Shankar
2 weeks ago

Meet the NCCS and OLCF Director: Arjun Shankar

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, People

World-leading supercomputers, like those built and deployed at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, are astonishing feats of computational and infrastructural engineering. But behind the …
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New Data Processing Automation Grows Plant Science at ORNL
1 month ago

New Data Processing Automation Grows Plant Science at ORNL

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

At the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, scientists studying plant characteristics have access to sophisticated robotic imaging tools and sensors at the Advanced Plant Phenotyping Laboratory, or APPL. …
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ORNL Collaboration Helps Secure 2023 Gordon Bell Prizes
1 month ago

ORNL Collaboration Helps Secure 2023 Gordon Bell Prizes

By  •  1 month ago  •  Science

In 2023, from the Science Engagement section in the National Center for Computational Sciences at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory were recognized as part of the two …
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ESnet Turns On 400G Circuits to Four DOE National Labs, Supercharging Multi-Site Scientific Research
7 months ago

ESnet Turns On 400G Circuits to Four DOE National Labs, Supercharging Multi-Site Scientific Research

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

By Bonnie Powell, ESnet

Today’s world-changing scientific research is being conducted by collaborators at far-flung national laboratories who require high-speed, low-latency access to high performance computing facilities and specialized instruments. …
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Exascale Day 2023
8 months ago

Exascale Day 2023

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

On October 18, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is celebrating the fifth National Exascale Day.

The holiday was created in 2019 as an initiative …
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New Study Reveals the Influence of Natural Climate Drivers on Extreme Monsoons in Pakistan
8 months ago

New Study Reveals the Influence of Natural Climate Drivers on Extreme Monsoons in Pakistan

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

A new study by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory looks at some of the influences that could be driving the increasingly severe weather over Pakistan.


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DOE’s First ‘Intro to HPC’ Bootcamp Focuses on Energy Justice and a New Model for Workforce Development
8 months ago

DOE’s First ‘Intro to HPC’ Bootcamp Focuses on Energy Justice and a New Model for Workforce Development

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

By Kathy Kincade, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Energy justice and workforce development were the driving themes of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first “Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) Bootcamp,” …
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OLCF Launches New Allocation Program, SummitPLUS
8 months ago

OLCF Launches New Allocation Program, SummitPLUS

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, a Department of Energy Office of Science user facility at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is pleased to announce a new allocation program for …
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OLCF to Host 19th Annual User Meeting in October
9 months ago

OLCF to Host 19th Annual User Meeting in October

By  •  9 months ago  •  Events, Science

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, a Department of Energy Office of Science user facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will host its 19th annual user meeting on October 17-18, …
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Quantum Experts Gather for Fourth Annual Quantum Computing User Forum at ORNL
10 months ago

Quantum Experts Gather for Fourth Annual Quantum Computing User Forum at ORNL

By  •  10 months ago  •  Events, Science

For the first time since 2019, the Quantum Computing User Forum welcomed attendees for an in-person gathering at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory from July 17 to …
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College students Have a Blast with ORNL During Virtual High-Performance Computing Competition 
10 months ago

College students Have a Blast with ORNL During Virtual High-Performance Computing Competition 

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

Staff from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory returned this year to mentor students in the 2023 Winter Classic Invitational Student Cluster Competition. The virtual event invites student …
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Air Force Weather-Funded Research Aims to Improve Predictability of Extreme Weather
11 months ago

Air Force Weather-Funded Research Aims to Improve Predictability of Extreme Weather

By  •  11 months ago  •  Science

As extreme weather devastates communities worldwide, scientists are using modeling and simulation to understand how climate change impacts the frequency and intensity of these events. Although long-term climate projections and …
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UnifyFS Team Wins IPDPS Award for Open-Source Software
11 months ago

UnifyFS Team Wins IPDPS Award for Open-Source Software

By  •  11 months ago  •  Science

A research team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore national laboratories won the first Best Open-Source Contribution Award for its paper at the 37th IEEE International …
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LLNL’s Diachin Takes Helm of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project
12 months ago

LLNL’s Diachin Takes Helm of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project

By  •  12 months ago  •  Science

By Jeremy Thomas, LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Lori Diachin will take over as director of the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project on June 1, guiding the successful, multi-institutional high-performance computing …
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UTK-ORNL Course is Teaching Next Generation of Data Center Designers
1 year ago

UTK-ORNL Course is Teaching Next Generation of Data Center Designers

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

What do you learn in a supercomputing data center course that has almost nothing to do with supercomputers? If you take the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s (UTK’s) Data Center Design …
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Autocoding Cancer
1 year ago

Autocoding Cancer

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

An algorithm developed by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is speeding up classification, or coding, of …
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