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NCCS Introduces HPC Core Operations Group
8 months ago

NCCS Introduces HPC Core Operations Group

By  •  8 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
8 months ago

OLCF Staff Elected to APS Division of Computational Physics Executive Committee

By  •  8 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
8 months ago

ORNL Security Teams Prepare to Take the Heat with Cyber Fire

By  •  8 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
9 months ago

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

By  •  9 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
9 months ago

Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance

By  •  9 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
10 months ago

Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award

By  •  10 months 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
10 months ago

GPU Hackathon Places Summit within Reach for Visiting Teams

By  •  10 months 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
10 months ago

Teaching and Learning

By  •  10 months 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
11 months ago

Augmented Reality Technology Shows Promise for Summit Surveillance

By  •  11 months 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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OLCF Staff Participate in Merged Conferences for New Perspectives
11 months ago

OLCF Staff Participate in Merged Conferences for New Perspectives

By  •  11 months ago  •  People

Last month staff at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) attended a group of events colocated in Barcelona, Spain, at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) to advance the development …
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Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation
12 months ago

Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation

By  •  12 months ago  •  People

Every year, the OpenACC annual meeting brings together representatives from national laboratories, universities, and other research institutions to exchange information and expand the programming model’s uses in various science domains.


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Simple Summit
12 months ago

Simple Summit

By  •  12 months ago  •  People

Two high school seniors from L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville spent the summer of 2018 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) developing Simple Summit, …
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