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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond
1 week ago

Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond

By  •  1 week ago  •  Events, Technology

This is a joint story by OLCF writers Coury Turczyn and Rachel McDowell.

When University of Michigan (UM) professor of aerospace engineering Venkat Raman and his team of graduate students …
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University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier
1 week ago

University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Science

This article was originally written by Tracey Bryant, Senior Director for Research Communications at the University of Delaware.

What’s it like designing an app for the world’s fastest supercomputer, set to come …
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Scientists Tap the Power of High-Performance Computing in a Bet to Understand Cancer Growth
4 weeks ago

Scientists Tap the Power of High-Performance Computing in a Bet to Understand Cancer Growth

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

A multi-institutional team of scientists is using Summit, America’s fastest supercomputer for open science, to get a better understanding of how certain proteins signal body cells to reproduce uncontrollably, triggering …
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Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF
4 weeks ago

Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Technology

To analyze and process scientific data, researchers often employ Jupyter notebooks, interactive web documents that host snippets of code written in statistical programming languages such as Python (or R or Julia). …
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Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication
1 month ago

Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

DNA replication is one of the most important processes in biology, responsible for ensuring that a cell’s genetic material is copied over to new cells efficiently during cell division. But …
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Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer
2 months ago

Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Today at the 2020 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, or SC20, virtual conference, two deserving teams were awarded two distinguished prizes for research conducted on …
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Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations
2 months ago

Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

One of the biggest challenges of drug discovery lies in the fact that scientists must search through an almost infinite space of chemical compounds to find one that might be …
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Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19
2 months ago

Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Since a team at the University of Texas at Austin and the National Institutes of Health first mapped the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein—the main infection machinery of the virus that causes …
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Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit
2 months ago

Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Every year at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), one deserving team is awarded the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Gordon Bell Prize to …
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Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize
2 months ago

Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Since 1987, the Association for Computing Machinery has awarded the annual Gordon Bell Prize to recognize outstanding achievements in high-performance computing (HPC). Presented each year at the International Conference for …
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Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures
3 months ago

Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), a team at the Arizona State University Biodesign Institute has confirmed details of a …
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‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving
4 months ago

‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

With every new generation of supercomputer that arrives at the nation’s leadership computing facilities also comes an inevitable learning curve as computational scientists get acclimated to unfamiliar systems. Software bugs …
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