Articles in the People Category
OLCF staff led talks, tutorials, and discussions on the present and future of GPU computing at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) May 8–11 in San Jose, California.
The 2017 OLCF user meeting, held May 23–25 at ORNL, gave users and staff a chance to share achievements on Titan, discuss Summit, and explore deep learning.
OLCF scientific computing liaison Gustav Jansen received honorable mention for the 2017 Hermann Kümmel Early Achievement Award in Many-Body Physics. The award recognizes “young physicists whose published work is a significant contribution to quantum many-body theory.”
The OLCF played a major role in the annual American Physical Society March Meeting—the largest gathering of physicists in the world—by bringing high-performance computing talks to the meeting as part of a petascale computing focus session.
Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility staff discussed OLCF resources that could be leveraged for ECP research and development, including the facility’s next flagship supercomputer, Summit, expected to go online in 2018.
Every month the OLCF hosts webinar-based conference calls to provide system users with information about best practices, new tools, and how-to guides.
A team led by OLCF user James McClure recently won the best paper award at the 31st annual International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts meeting.
Tjerk Straatsma, the OLCF’s Scientific Computing Group leader, has been elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow in chemistry for his contributions to computational science.
In November, the OLCF offered its first 3-day, Mini GPU Hackathon to accommodate overflow from its annual, 5-day hackathon held in October of this year.
To proactively address the increasing demand for experts in data center experts, OLCF staff joined forces with the University of Tennessee to collaboratively teach a course dedicated to data center management.