Articles in the People Category
OLCF interns are serving in programming, communications, and operations positions, and more.
OLCF staff members recently participated in coding events that aimed to introduce middle and high school students to computing and coding concepts—CodeStock Academy and WiC’s “Introduce Your Daughter to Code.”
With 2 years left of Titan operation, as well as the recent deployment of new test beds built by Cray, Inc., OLCF is staying active in the Cray community.
At the annual meeting of the Education Chapter of SIG HPC, Fernanda Foertter, a User Support Specialist at OLCF, was elected to the position of SIGHPC Education Committee Vice Chair.
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.