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Arthur “Buddy” Bland, World-Leading Supercomputing Project Director, Retires after 40 Years Dedicated to HPC
1 week ago

Arthur “Buddy” Bland, World-Leading Supercomputing Project Director, Retires after 40 Years Dedicated to HPC

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“No risk, no reward.” It’s a familiar sentiment in business and entrepreneurial ventures. Risk drives innovation and propels organizations to new heights. It’s certainly familiar to Arthur “Buddy” Bland, former …
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OLCF’s Buddy Bland Earns DOE Secretary of Energy Exceptional Service Award
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OLCF’s Buddy Bland Earns DOE Secretary of Energy Exceptional Service Award

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Arthur “Buddy” Bland of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) was presented the Secretary’s Exceptional Service Award in December for 40 years of exceptional service to the US Department …
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UT–ORNL Data Center Course Takes Students on a Virtual Ride through ORNL’s Supercomputing Facilities
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UT–ORNL Data Center Course Takes Students on a Virtual Ride through ORNL’s Supercomputing Facilities

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What does it take to manage a robust data center? And how can engineers get the experience needed to oversee both the facilities—the power, cooling, and electrical components—and the computing …
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Bronson Messer Named 2020 ORPA Postdoc Mentor of the Year
1 week ago

Bronson Messer Named 2020 ORPA Postdoc Mentor of the Year

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By: Laurie Varma and Phil Lotshaw

Each year, members of the Oak Ridge Postdoctoral Association Executive Committee and the Office of Research Excellence select a mentor of the year. Bronson …
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Pioneering Frontier: Planning Ahead
3 weeks ago

Pioneering Frontier: Planning Ahead

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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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Computational Staff at ORNL among Those Recognized with DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards
3 weeks ago

Computational Staff at ORNL among Those Recognized with DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards

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Thirty-two employees at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) were named among teams recognized by former DOE Secretary Dan Brouillette with Secretary’s Honor Awards as …
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Former National Center for Computational Sciences Director James Hack Retires from 40-Year Computing Career
2 months ago

Former National Center for Computational Sciences Director James Hack Retires from 40-Year Computing Career

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Delivering scientific breakthroughs on the world’s most powerful supercomputers requires leaders with the experience and knowledge of how to run the high-performance computing (HPC) centers that house them. That’s precisely …
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Gina Tourassi One of Six ORNL scientists elected fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science
3 months 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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OLCF Researchers, Staff, Recognized on UT-Battelle Awards Night
4 months ago

OLCF Researchers, Staff, Recognized on UT-Battelle Awards Night

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Several Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) researchers, users, and staff members are being honored for their contributions to science and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National …
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NCCS’ James Simmons Recognized as Top Lustre Contributor of the Decade
6 months ago

NCCS’ James Simmons Recognized as Top Lustre Contributor of the Decade

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The National Center for Computational Sciences’ (NCCS’s) James Simmons was recognized by the Open Scalable File Systems, Inc. (OpenSFS) organization at the virtual user meeting on September 9 as the …
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Powering Frontier
6 months ago

Powering Frontier

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is poised to deliver Frontier, its first exascale supercomputer, next year. Exascale systems are capable of operating at 1 …
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NCCS Summer Interns Completed Successful Season Despite COVID-19
6 months ago

NCCS Summer Interns Completed Successful Season Despite COVID-19

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Thanks to the efforts of dozens of scientists and support staff, and despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, summer interns in the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) …
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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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Cracking the Linux Code with the OLCF’s Ketan Maheshwari
9 months ago

Cracking the Linux Code with the OLCF’s Ketan Maheshwari

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The Linux operating system is used to run processes both on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) Summit—the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer—and on other systems such as …
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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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