The Call for 2018 ALCC is open. Applications for 2018 ALCC are due by 11:59 PM EST Thursday February 1st, 2018. Proposals undergo peer review and awards will be announced in May 2018. Allocations begin July 01, 2018. For more information visit

ALCC supports high performance computing projects that advance the DOE mission, support DOE program office goals and serve national interests for scientific discovery, technological innovation and economic competitiveness.

Applicants for 2018 ALCC are strongly encouraged to submit projects that advance foundational science, innovate energy technologies, and develop computer, math, information science and machine learning with an aim to:

  • Enhance energy security, environmental quality, and U.S. economic growth and job creation
  • Improve energy productivity and efficiency
  • Advance options for diverse energy resources including nuclear energy and renewable energy technologies
  • Deliver scientific discoveries and tools that transform our understanding of nature and strengthen the connection between advances between fundamental science and technological innovation
  • Conduct discovery focused research to increase our understanding of matter, materials and their properties
  • Advance capabilities of DOE’s world class scientific user facilities to further enable mission focused research and advance scientific discovery
  • Advance U.S. scientific leadership and economic competitiveness through broader adoption of High Performance Computing