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OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award
3 weeks ago

OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Industry, People

A team that includes researchers from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility recently received a U.S. Department of Energy R&D 100 Award for their work on Flash-X, a multiphysics simulation software …
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Speeding up simulations
4 months ago

Speeding up simulations

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Artificial intelligence has transformed industrial research and development in recent decades during what scientists call “the AI revolution.” The technology enables detailed simulations and high-speed modeling that can streamline the …
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New Deep Learning Techniques Lead to Materials Imaging Breakthrough
5 months ago

New Deep Learning Techniques Lead to Materials Imaging Breakthrough

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Supercomputers help researchers study the causes and effects—usually in that order—of complex phenomena. However, scientists occasionally need to deduce the origins of scientific phenomena based on observable results. These so-called …
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Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines
6 months ago

Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Gas-fired turbines keep electric generators humming around the world, from power plants and factories to hospitals and universities. But the combustion process that fuels these engines comes with a billion-dollar-a-year …
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GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines
1 year ago

GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines

By  •  1 year ago  •  Events, Featured, Industry

High-pressure turbines are complex pieces of engineering and vital components of gas turbines used to propel jet engines. The more efficient these jet engines are, the better the outcomes for …
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ORNL Licenses Revolutionary AI System to General Motors for Automotive Use
1 year ago

ORNL Licenses Revolutionary AI System to General Motors for Automotive Use

By  •  1 year ago  •  Industry

The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed its award-winning artificial intelligence software system, the Multinode Evolutionary Neural Networks for Deep Learning, to General Motors for use …
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Realizing the Dream of Rotating Detonation Engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University of Michigan Collaboration
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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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Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing
4 years ago

Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing

By  •  4 years ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The Pinnacle Engines opposed-piston cylinder shown in three different views. Visualizations illustrate the generation of coherent flow structures and their collapse during the compression stroke, which leads to …
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Boosting Industry with OpenACC
4 years ago

Boosting Industry with OpenACC

By  •  4 years ago  •  Industry

One of the biggest hurdles for users who want to take advantage of accelerated computing is the time required to write and update software. That’s especially true for industrial users, …
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Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA
4 years ago

Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA

By  •  4 years ago  •  Industry

In 2012, a small Berkeley, California, startup called KatRisk set out to improve the quality of worldwide flood risk maps. With backgrounds in engineering, hydrology, and risk modeling, the company’s …
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OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines
5 years ago

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

In 2017, US-based General Electric (GE) delivered its newest heavy-duty gas turbine, the 7HA.02, to two power plants in Texas. The installations marked a milestone in natural gas–derived electricity generation, …
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Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry
6 years ago

Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry

By  •  6 years ago  •  Industry, Science

Scientists and engineers striving to create the next machine-age marvel—whether it be a more aerodynamic rocket, a faster race car, or a higher-efficiency jet engine—depend on reliable analysis and feedback …
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Giving Businesses Access to the World’s No. 2 Supercomputer for ‘the Intractable Problem’
7 years ago

Giving Businesses Access to the World’s No. 2 Supercomputer for ‘the Intractable Problem’

By  •  7 years ago  •  Industry

Titan is potentially available to any private enterprise through ACCEL.
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Freezing a Droplet to Stop the Ice
7 years ago

Freezing a Droplet to Stop the Ice

By  •  7 years ago  •  Industry

Advances in simulating water molecules in droplets reveal surfaces that may be resistant to ice formation.
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Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research
8 years ago

Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research

By  •  8 years ago  •  Industry, Science

Consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has turned to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and America’s fastest supercomputer to simulate microscopic processes that can threaten product performance and stability.
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Photo of the Week: Cold as Ice — Using Titan to Build More Efficient Wind Turbines
9 years ago

Photo of the Week: Cold as Ice — Using Titan to Build More Efficient Wind Turbines

By  •  9 years ago  •  Industry

Scientists at GE Global Research use Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan, the world’s most powerful supercomputer, to simulate hundreds of water droplets as they freeze, with each droplet containing one million molecules.
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