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15th OLCF User Meeting Looks to Future, Reflects on Past
8 months ago

15th OLCF User Meeting Looks to Future, Reflects on Past

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

In May, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), held its 15th annual user meeting—an event that focused …
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ORNL Staff Plug into Tech Day
8 months ago

ORNL Staff Plug into Tech Day

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

Last month, the US Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Tech Day 2019 put federal agencies’ emerging technologies on display for the public, highlighting developments in 3D printing, cybersecurity, virtual reality, and …
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Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing
9 months ago

Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing

By  •  9 months ago  •  People

“What’s Your Problem?” This question, emblazoned on the side of a bright red trailer, invites students of all ages to step into the world of computational science.

This mobile exhibit …
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OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting
9 months ago

OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting

By  •  9 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
10 months ago

Adamson Named New Group Leader for HPC Core Ops

By  •  10 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
10 months ago

Troubleshooting the World’s Smartest and Fastest Supercomputer

By  •  10 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
1 year ago

NCCS Introduces HPC Core Operations Group

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

OLCF Staff Elected to APS Division of Computational Physics Executive Committee

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

ORNL Security Teams Prepare to Take the Heat with Cyber Fire

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance

By  •  1 year 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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