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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Spinning up Quantum Fidelity
21 hours ago

Spinning up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  21 hours ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers reached new levels of accuracy in quantum simulations of spin defects using the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Quantum Computing User Program, or QCUP, at the U.S. Department of …
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ORNL Researchers Earn R&D 100 Award for AI Technology
6 days ago

ORNL Researchers Earn R&D 100 Award for AI Technology

By  •  6 days ago  •  Featured, Technology

Gremlin, software developed by researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to identify weaknesses in neural networks, has been recognized with a …
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New Storage System Complements Existing Capabilities at the OLCF
2 weeks ago

New Storage System Complements Existing Capabilities at the OLCF

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Science

Users of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) computing systems will soon have access to a new data storage system managed by the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS). Themis, an …
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Lab Experiments Support the COVID-19 Bradykinin Storm Theory
3 weeks ago

Lab Experiments Support the COVID-19 Bradykinin Storm Theory

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

A new paper published in Nature Communications adds further evidence to the bradykinin storm theory of COVID-19’s viral pathogenesis—a theory that was posited 2 years ago by a …
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OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award
4 weeks ago

OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Industry, People

A team that includes researchers from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility recently received a U.S. Department of Energy R&D 100 Award for their work on Flash-X, a multiphysics simulation software …
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Summer of High-Performance Computing
1 month ago

Summer of High-Performance Computing

By  •  1 month ago  •  People

At Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Allendale, Michigan, Elise Dettling is entering her senior year as an undergraduate student of theoretical mathematics. She describes herself as having …
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ORNL Celebrates Launch of Frontier – the World’s Fastest Supercomputer
2 months ago

ORNL Celebrates Launch of Frontier – the World’s Fastest Supercomputer

By  •  2 months ago  •  Events, Featured

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory celebrated the debut of Frontier, the world’s fastest supercomputer and the dawn of the exascale computing era.

Deputy Secretary of Energy …
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ORNL/Purdue Team Wins CT Imaging Competition
2 months ago

ORNL/Purdue Team Wins CT Imaging Competition

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Purdue University won the Truth CT Reconstruction Grand Challenge, which …
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OLCF Launches Program for Hybrid Computing Allocations
2 months ago

OLCF Launches Program for Hybrid Computing Allocations

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A new program offers the best of both worlds for researchers seeking computing allocations at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF). For the first time, the OLCF …
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OLCF, ECMWF Accepting Proposals for New Virtual Hackathon
2 months ago

OLCF, ECMWF Accepting Proposals for New Virtual Hackathon

By  •  2 months ago  •  Events, Science

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), in partnership with the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is accepting proposals for the 2022 Integrated Forecast System (IFS) Experimental Nature …
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TRITON: A Powerful Toolkit for Modern Flood Modeling
2 months ago

TRITON: A Powerful Toolkit for Modern Flood Modeling

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

A team of researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Tennessee Technological University have created a 2D, open-source flood inundation model designed for a multiarchitecture computing …
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Pioneering Frontier: Automating at Exascale
2 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Automating at Exascale

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People, Science

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system was delivered in …
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Rafael Ferreira da Silva Elevated to IEEE Senior Member
2 months ago

Rafael Ferreira da Silva Elevated to IEEE Senior Member

By  •  2 months ago  •  People, Science

Rafael Ferreira da Silva, a senior research scientist in the Data Lifecycle and Scalable Workflows group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been elevated to the grade of …
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Sky’s the Limit for Cumulus-2
3 months ago

Sky’s the Limit for Cumulus-2

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has launched a new, much more powerful computer system to support climate data research conducted by the …
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ORNL and US Air Force Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Weather Forecasting System
3 months ago

ORNL and US Air Force Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Weather Forecasting System

By  •  3 months ago  •  Events, People

On May 18, 2022, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) hosted members of the US Air Force for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to honor …
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ECP Advances the Science of Atmospheric Convection Modeling
3 months ago

ECP Advances the Science of Atmospheric Convection Modeling

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers supported by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) have integrated the promising super-parameterization technique for modeling moist convection into the Energy Exascale Earth …
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