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Posts By Coury Turczyn

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Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future
3 weeks ago

Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  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
3 weeks ago

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

By  •  3 weeks 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’
1 month ago

Laying the Groundwork for a New ‘Green Revolution’

By  •  1 month ago  •  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
1 month ago

Take a Virtual Tour of ORNL’s Supercomputer Center

By  •  1 month 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
4 months ago

OLCF Names New Director of Science

By  •  4 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
5 months ago

OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely

By  •  5 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
7 months ago

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

By  •  7 months 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
9 months ago

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

By  •  9 months 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
9 months ago

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

By  •  9 months 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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OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka
9 months ago

OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka

By  •  9 months ago  •  Technology

The high-performance computing (HPC) systems at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are about to vault into the “pubsub” era of real-time streaming analytics.

Employing …
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In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network
9 months ago

In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

When Joel Saltz—chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and associate director of the Stony Brook Cancer Center at Stony Brook University in New York—visited the US Department of Energy’s …
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OLCF Staffers Among Recipients at Annual DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards
9 months ago

OLCF Staffers Among Recipients at Annual DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards

By  •  9 months ago  •  People

Staff members of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), were recognized with an Achievement Award …
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In Its 15th year, INCITE Advances Open Science with Supercomputer Grants to 47 Projects
10 months ago

In Its 15th year, INCITE Advances Open Science with Supercomputer Grants to 47 Projects

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

MEDIA CONTACTS: Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory betheakl@ornl.gov 865-576-8039 Brian Grabowski Argonne National Laboratory bgrabowski@anl.gov 630-252-1232 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 18, 2019—

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of …
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SULI Profile: Jess Woods
11 months ago

SULI Profile: Jess Woods

By  •  11 months ago  •  People

When Jess Woods enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), he was sure he’d pursue a degree in studio art. He loved oil painting, and it …
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Previewing the New Frontier of High-Performance Computing
11 months ago

Previewing the New Frontier of High-Performance Computing

By  •  11 months ago  •  People, Science

In the main banquet room of Knoxville, Tennessee’s downtown Hilton Hotel, more than 150 scientists from around the world got their first peek at the exascale computing power that will …
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Titan Supercomputer and Spallation Neutron Source Unite to Probe the Inner Workings of c-Src kinase
12 months ago

Titan Supercomputer and Spallation Neutron Source Unite to Probe the Inner Workings of c-Src kinase

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Proteins are the workhorses of our body’s cells, performing vital functions we can’t live without—everything from helping form antibodies to transporting nutrients to providing structure for the cells themselves. The …
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