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Doctoral Student Wins International Competition for Work on Jaguar

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

Yuan Tian receives first place in prestigious ACM Student Research Competition for Smart I/O software
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Students Gain Supercomputing Knowledge in Crash Course

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The OLCF offered summer students, interns, and staff members the annual “Crash Course in Supercomputing,” a workshop held on the ORNL campus June 12 and 13.
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INCITE Manager White Shares American Allocation Approach at European Conference

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

Julia White, manager for the INCITE program, shared her knowledge with the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe PRACE organization in Bologna, Italy, which met June 5–6.
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Cray User Group Meeting Takes on Next-Generation Computing Challenges

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The annual Cray User Group meeting, held Apr.29–May 3 in Stuttgart, Germany, convened for computational researchers to share their expertise and findings with one another, all in hopes of bringing next-generation supercomputers online. ORNL researchers helped take the lead.
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Washington, D.C., Symposium to Highlight Science Enabled by Hybrid Supercomputing

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Transformational work in combustion, nuclear energy, seismology and more to be discussed

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 15, 2012—Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which operates the premier leadership computing facility for …
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Chu Visits ORNL

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently made a quick visit to ORNL, where he got a briefing on advanced computer simulations of nuclear energy and even took a turn experiencing the 3D environment of a virtual reactor’s nuclear core.
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Workshop Prepares HPC Users for Titan

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

ORNL is upgrading its Jaguar supercomputer to become Titan, a Cray XK6 that will be capable of 10 to 20 petaflops by early 2013. To prepare users for impending changes to the computer’s architecture, OLCF staff held a series of workshops January 23 through 27.
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Women in Physics Attendees Tour Oak Ridge National Laboratory

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Hai Ah Nam, a computational scientist a the OLCF, and Channa Palmer, ORNL university recruiter, led the SCUWP group through tours of ORNL’s historic Graphite Reactor, Spallation Neutron Source, OLCF, and the Everest Powerwall, a 30-foot screen for scientific visualizations.
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Condensed Matter Theorist Discusses Link Between Superconductors

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

In this conversation with Douglas Scalapino, a research professor of physics at the University of California Santa Barbara, he describes his work with two of ORNLs premier user facilities, the SNS and OLCF.
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Application Tools Critical as Programs Move Toward Exascale Computing

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

In this interview Rich Graham, group lead for the OLCF’s Application Performance Tools Group, discusses the challenges presented by new hybrid computer architectures such as Titan’s.
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Big Business and Big Science Partner in Computing to Speed Products to Market

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Jack Wells speaks at GE Technology Summit about government–industry collaborations

Jack Wells, director of science for the National Center for Computational Sciences, participated in the General Electric (GE) Technology Summit …
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Nanoelectric Simulation Team Finalists for Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Researchers from Purdue University, the University of Alabama–Huntsville, and Switzerland’s ETH Zurich are finalists for this year’s coveted ACM Gordon Bell Prize, thanks to a nanoscale simulation of electronic devices performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Jaguar supercomputer.
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Conference-Goers Examine Energy Challenges via Petascale Computing

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

More than 100 participants from government, industry, and academia attended the 2011 Computational Sciences and Engineering conference to discuss strategies for optimizing high- performance computing resources used in advanced modeling and simulation of grand challenges in energy.
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Hack and Bland Describe Jaguar’s Transformation into Titan for HPCwire Podcast

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

HPCwire interviewed Buddy Bland (OLCF) and Jim Hack (NCCS) about Titan and GPUs.
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Titan Summit Shares OLCF and User Expectations

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

The Titan Summit workshop held August 15–17, 2011, covered the evolution to the next level of high-performance computational resources, enabling more groundbreaking research in climate, energy creation and storage, biology, chemistry, astrophysics, and materials.
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Workshop Introduces Chemists to High-Performance Computing

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

The OLCF’s Rebecca Hartman-Baker and Adam Simpson added their expertise recently to a weeklong workshop designed to bring more chemistry faculty and students into the world of high-performance computing.
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