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Meet the NCCS and OLCF Director: Arjun Shankar
1 week ago

Meet the NCCS and OLCF Director: Arjun Shankar

By  •  1 week 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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Data Curation for the Exascale Era
5 months ago

Data Curation for the Exascale Era

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, People

This summer, Alex May faced a task daunting enough for any human: sift through a dataset of 10 million organic molecules, make sure everything was correct and get it …
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The NCCS’s Operational Orchestrator
12 months ago

The NCCS’s Operational Orchestrator

By  •  12 months ago  •  People

At the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), Ashley Barker enjoys one of the least complicated–sounding job titles at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National …
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The OLCF’s Matt Sieger Selected to Lead OLCF-6
12 months ago

The OLCF’s Matt Sieger Selected to Lead OLCF-6

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured, People

by Rachel McDowell

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) Matt Sieger has been named the project director for the OLCF-6 effort. This next OLCF undertaking will plan …
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Best of 2023
1 year ago

Best of 2023

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

Paul Abston, leader of the HPC Infrastructure Operations Group of the National Center for Computational Sciences and manager of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s data center, has been named …
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Forging a File System
1 year ago

Forging a File System

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, People, Science

Imagine solving the greatest scientific question of the era but having no way to save your answer.

No need to fear, thanks to Dustin Leverman and his team. Leverman leads …
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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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Data Transfer Tool Makes New Connections at ORNL
1 year ago

Data Transfer Tool Makes New Connections at ORNL

By  •  1 year ago  •  People, Science, Technology

Data is the fuel that propels scientific research, and fortunately for scientists, there is no shortage of data in the modern world—a single scientific instrument can produce terabytes of data. …
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Pioneering Frontier: Bringing the Science
2 years ago

Pioneering Frontier: Bringing the Science

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented Oak Ridge National Laboratory employees behind the construction and operation of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s incoming …
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OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award
2 years ago

OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Industry, People

A team that includes researchers from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility recently received an R&D 100 Award for their work on Flash-X, a multiphysics simulation software package with applications …
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Summer of High-Performance Computing
2 years ago

Summer of High-Performance Computing

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

At Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Allendale, Michigan, Elise Dettling is entering her senior year as an undergraduate student of theoretical mathematics. She describes herself as having …
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Pioneering Frontier: Automating at Exascale
2 years ago

Pioneering Frontier: Automating at Exascale

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People, Science

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 was delivered in …
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Rafael Ferreira da Silva Elevated to IEEE Senior Member
2 years ago

Rafael Ferreira da Silva Elevated to IEEE Senior Member

By  •  2 years ago  •  People, Science

Rafael Ferreira da Silva, a senior research scientist in the Data Lifecycle and Scalable Workflows group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been elevated to the grade of …
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ORNL and US Air Force Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Weather Forecasting System
2 years ago

ORNL and US Air Force Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Weather Forecasting System

By  •  2 years ago  •  Events, People

On May 18, 2022, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) hosted members of the US Air Force for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to honor …
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Pioneering Frontier: Navigating a New Era
2 years ago

Pioneering Frontier: Navigating a New Era

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system will be available …
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OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role
2 years ago

OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Ashley Barker, Operations Section head for the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), is taking on a new role in the procurement and deployment of the next supercomputer system at …
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