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Posts By Coury Turczyn

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Pioneering Frontier: Planning Ahead
2 weeks ago

Pioneering Frontier: Planning Ahead

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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US Air Force, ORNL Launch Next-Generation Global Weather Forecasting System
3 weeks ago

US Air Force, ORNL Launch Next-Generation Global Weather Forecasting System

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

The US Air Force and the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched a new high-performance weather forecasting computer system that will provide a platform for some …
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DOE and NOAA Extend Strategic Partnership
2 months ago

DOE and NOAA Extend Strategic Partnership

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have formally agreed to renew their strategic partnership to run and manage the National Climate-Computing Research …
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Building an Exascale-Class Data Center
3 months ago

Building an Exascale-Class Data Center

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

When the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) new exascale supercomputer, Frontier, completes installation at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in 2021, it will debut as a landmark in high-performance computing …
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Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize
4 months ago

Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Since 1987, the Association for Computing Machinery has awarded the annual Gordon Bell Prize to recognize outstanding achievements in high-performance computing (HPC). Presented each year at the International Conference for …
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The Greenest Option: Finding New Homes for Old Machines
4 months ago

The Greenest Option: Finding New Homes for Old Machines

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

As head of the High-Performance Computing (HPC) Infrastructure Operations Group in the National Center for Computational Science (NCCS) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), …
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‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving
5 months ago

‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving

By  •  5 months ago  •  Technology

With every new generation of supercomputer that arrives at the nation’s leadership computing facilities also comes an inevitable learning curve as computational scientists get acclimated to unfamiliar systems. Software bugs …
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Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future
6 months ago

Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) IBM AC922 Summit—the nation’s most powerful supercomputer devoted to open science, located at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National …
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Realizing the Dream of Rotating Detonation Engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University of Michigan Collaboration
6 months ago

Realizing the Dream of Rotating Detonation Engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University of Michigan Collaboration

By  •  6 months ago  •  Industry, Technology

Revisiting an engine concept first proposed in the 1950s, researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) are conducting trailblazing research that may finally unlock its potential for ultra-high-efficiency propulsion and …
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Laying the Groundwork for a New ‘Green Revolution’
7 months ago

Laying the Groundwork for a New ‘Green Revolution’

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, People, Science

In 2015, all member states of the United Nations pledged to pursue the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set forth by the UN General Assembly in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable …
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Take a Virtual Tour of ORNL’s Supercomputer Center
7 months ago

Take a Virtual Tour of ORNL’s Supercomputer Center

By  •  7 months ago  •  OLCF History, Technology

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) house some of the world’s fastest high-performance computing resources. Located at the US Department of Energy’s …
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OLCF Names New Director of Science
9 months ago

OLCF Names New Director of Science

By  •  9 months ago  •  People

Bronson Messer—a computational astrophysicist, Distinguished Scientist in the Scientific Computing and Theoretical Physics groups at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and a former Jeopardy!
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OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely
10 months ago

OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

When the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) committed its IBM Power System AC922 Summit supercomputer to conducting open research in the fight against COVID-19, it …
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ORNL Project Demonstrates Viability of ‘Smart’ Traffic Cameras to Save Fuel
1 year ago

ORNL Project Demonstrates Viability of ‘Smart’ Traffic Cameras to Save Fuel

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, approximately 6 billion gallons of fuel are wasted as vehicles wait at stop lights or sit in dense traffic with engines idling, according to US Department of Energy …
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Big Iron Afterlife: How ORNL’s Titan Supercomputer Was Recycled
1 year ago

Big Iron Afterlife: How ORNL’s Titan Supercomputer Was Recycled

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, OLCF History

When the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer was finally decommissioned on August 1 after 7 years of faithful service, it had successfully executed a total of 2.8 million jobs for scientists …
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New Year Brings New Directory Structure for OLCF’s High-Performance Storage System
1 year ago

New Year Brings New Directory Structure for OLCF’s High-Performance Storage System

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

The High-Performance Storage System (HPSS) at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) will soon transition to a project-based directory structure. This may sound like a small change, but for …
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