Articles in the Science Category

[ Nov 10 2015 - 12:34 pm ]

A team led by Thomas Jordan of the Southern California Earthquake Center, headquartered at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is using the Titan supercomputer to develop physics-based earthquake simulations to better understand earthquake systems, including the potential seismic hazards from known faults and the impact of strong ground motions on urban areas.

[ Oct 13 2015 - 8:56 am ]

A team of researchers from Brown University and ETH Zurich the Universita da Svizzera Italiana and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche is using America’s largest, most powerful supercomputer to help understand and fight diseases affecting some of the body’s smallest building blocks.

[ Oct 13 2015 - 8:55 am ]

A team, led by ETH Zurich’s Mathieu Luisier is using Titan to simulate and better understand nanoscale components such as transistors or battery electrodes.

[ Sep 29 2015 - 12:35 pm ]

A team of condensed matter theorists at Rutgers University used nearly 10 million Titan core hours to calculate the electronic and magnetic structure of plutonium using a combination of density functional theory calculations and the leading-edge dynamical mean field theory technique.

[ Sep 9 2015 - 8:53 am ]

Team’s improved models could benefit carbon sequestration, contaminant transport, and oil recovery research

[ Aug 18 2015 - 9:30 am ]

Researchers from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts have use Titan to refine their highly lauded weather prediction model in hopes of further understanding their future computational needs for more localized weather forecasts.

[ Aug 18 2015 - 9:28 am ]

A team led by James Vary of Iowa State University leveraged Titan to simulate clusters of neutrons called “neutron drops” to understand their properties better.

[ Jul 29 2015 - 8:42 am ]

A team led by Klaus Schulten of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign used Titan to achieve a milestone in the field of biomolecular simulation, modeling a complete photosynthetic organelle of the bacteria Rhodobacter sphaeroides in atomic detail.

[ Jul 28 2015 - 10:00 am ]

Multi-organization project uses tree growth algorithm to simulate metal oxide cluster behavior 
Postdoctoral researcher Mingyang Chen earned his doctoral degree at …

[ Jul 7 2015 - 9:38 am ]

The OLCF has awarded more than 1 billion processor hours to 22 projects through DOE’s 2015-16 ALCC program.