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Gina Tourassi One of Six ORNL scientists elected fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science
7 days ago

Gina Tourassi One of Six ORNL scientists elected fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Media contact: Karen K Dunlap, dunlapkk@ornl.gov

Six scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected as fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, …
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Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer
2 weeks ago

Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer

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Today at the 2020 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, or SC20, virtual conference, two deserving teams were awarded two distinguished prizes for research conducted on …
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Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations
2 weeks ago

Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations

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One of the biggest challenges of drug discovery lies in the fact that scientists must search through an almost infinite space of chemical compounds to find one that might be …
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Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19
2 weeks ago

Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19

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Since a team at the University of Texas at Austin and the National Institutes of Health first mapped the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein—the main infection machinery of the virus that causes …
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Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit
2 weeks ago

Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Every year at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), one deserving team is awarded the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Gordon Bell Prize to …
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INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Computational Research Projects
2 weeks ago

INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Computational Research Projects

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

MEDIA CONTACTS: Brian Grabowski Argonne National Laboratory bgrabowski@anl.gov 630-252-1232 Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory betheakl@ornl.gov 865-576-8039

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced allocations of …
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Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize
3 weeks ago

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

By  •  3 weeks 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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Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures
1 month ago

Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures

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Using the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), a team at the Arizona State University Biodesign Institute has confirmed details of a …
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The Impact of Exascale Computing on Modeling and Simulation with Big Data and AI
2 months ago

The Impact of Exascale Computing on Modeling and Simulation with Big Data and AI

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility will be home to one of the nation’s first exascale systems, Frontier, which will help guide researchers to new discoveries at exascale—exceeding a quintillion, …
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Imagine the World of Exascale with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and AMD
2 months ago

Imagine the World of Exascale with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and AMD

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This week marks the second annual Exascale Day celebration, an event that highlights the need for and potential benefits of Exascale Computing.  Exascale Day gives the high-performance computing (HPC) industry …
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DOE and NCSA Supercomputing Speed Studies into Black Hole Origins
2 months ago

DOE and NCSA Supercomputing Speed Studies into Black Hole Origins

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Five years ago this month, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, made its first detection of gravitational waves, marking a historic event in the astrophysics community. Since then, LIGO …
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Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future
3 months ago

Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future

By  •  3 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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Laying the Groundwork for a New ‘Green Revolution’
4 months ago

Laying the Groundwork for a New ‘Green Revolution’

By  •  4 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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Sparks Fly in Marriage of GE’s GENESIS Code and the Summit Supercomputer
4 months ago

Sparks Fly in Marriage of GE’s GENESIS Code and the Summit Supercomputer

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

General Electric (GE)—a company well-known for its contributions to aviation, power, renewable energy, and more—aims to design gas turbine jet engines that are world leading in efficiency, emissions, and durability. …
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Weighing up Plasma Particles
4 months ago

Weighing up Plasma Particles

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The sun’s energy is the result of a continuous series of nuclear fusion reactions in which ionized hydrogen in the form of plasma collides at high speeds and releases helium …
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Computational Gene Study Suggests New Pathway for COVID-19 Inflammatory Response
4 months ago

Computational Gene Study Suggests New Pathway for COVID-19 Inflammatory Response

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Analyses of lung fluid cells from COVID-19 patients conducted on the nation’s fastest supercomputer point to gene expression patterns that may explain the runaway symptoms produced by the body’s response …
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