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OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting
8 months ago

OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

Bronson Messer, a computational scientist at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), gave an invited talk at the American Physical Society’s (APS’s) “Quarks to the Cosmos” April meeting in …
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Adamson Named New Group Leader for HPC Core Ops
8 months ago

Adamson Named New Group Leader for HPC Core Ops

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

Ryan Adamson, former senior high-performance computing (HPC) security engineer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), has been appointed group leader of the OLCF’s HPC Core Operations (HPC Core …
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Troubleshooting the World’s Smartest and Fastest Supercomputer
8 months ago

Troubleshooting the World’s Smartest and Fastest Supercomputer

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

The unique process of accepting a new supercomputer is one of the most challenging projects a programmer may take on during a career. When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s …
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NCCS Introduces HPC Core Operations Group
11 months ago

NCCS Introduces HPC Core Operations Group

By  •  11 months ago  •  People

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), which houses the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), has created the High-Performance Computing Core Operations (HPC Core Ops) Group to oversee the …
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OLCF Staff Elected to APS Division of Computational Physics Executive Committee
11 months ago

OLCF Staff Elected to APS Division of Computational Physics Executive Committee

By  •  11 months ago  •  People

This month, the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Computational Physics (DCOMP) elected two Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members to its executive committee. The National Center for …
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ORNL Security Teams Prepare to Take the Heat with Cyber Fire
11 months ago

ORNL Security Teams Prepare to Take the Heat with Cyber Fire

By  •  11 months ago  •  People

The high-performance computing (HPC) cybersecurity engineers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) typically face small cybersecurity incidents, so they don’t often get a chance …
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UT Students Get Bite-Sized Bits of Big Data Centers in ORNL-Led Course
12 months ago

UT Students Get Bite-Sized Bits of Big Data Centers in ORNL-Led Course

By  •  12 months ago  •  People

This fall, staff at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) once again contributed to the “Introduction to Data Centers” course at the University of Tennessee, …
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Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance
12 months ago

Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance

By  •  12 months ago  •  People, Technology

A year-long acceptance process for the 200-petaflop, IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is complete. Acceptance testing ensures that the supercomputer …
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Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award
1 year ago

Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, People

The project team for the design and construction of the Summit supercomputing facility at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) received the Tennessee Chamber of …
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GPU Hackathon Places Summit within Reach for Visiting Teams
1 year ago

GPU Hackathon Places Summit within Reach for Visiting Teams

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

In less than 10 years, GPUs have become a proven engine of scientific computing due to their ability to perform many calculations simultaneously. According to a recent Nature article, of …
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Teaching and Learning
1 year ago

Teaching and Learning

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Augmented Reality Technology Shows Promise for Summit Surveillance
1 year ago

Augmented Reality Technology Shows Promise for Summit Surveillance

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

Researchers are taking 3D holograms beyond science fiction theatrics with recent advances in augmented reality (AR) techniques.

During their summer internships at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge …
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