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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Gina Tourassi One of Six ORNL scientists elected fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science
7 days ago

Gina Tourassi One of Six ORNL scientists elected fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

By  •  7 days ago  •  Featured, People

Media contact: Karen K Dunlap, dunlapkk@ornl.gov

Six scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected as fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, …
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Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer
2 weeks ago

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

By  •  2 weeks 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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OLCF Researchers, Staff, Recognized on UT-Battelle Awards Night
2 weeks ago

OLCF Researchers, Staff, Recognized on UT-Battelle Awards Night

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  People

Several Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) researchers, users, and staff members are being honored for their contributions to science and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National …
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Data Matters: Scientific Data Management Tool Improves Labeling, Information Sharing for OLCF Researchers
2 weeks ago

Data Matters: Scientific Data Management Tool Improves Labeling, Information Sharing for OLCF Researchers

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Technology

This story is the fourth in a series called “Data Matters,” a collection of features dedicated to exploring the relevance of data for scientific advancement and exploration at the Oak …
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Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations
2 weeks ago

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

By  •  2 weeks 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 weeks ago

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

By  •  2 weeks 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 weeks ago

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

By  •  2 weeks 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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INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Computational Research Projects
2 weeks ago

INCITE Program Awards Supercomputing Time to 51 Computational Research Projects

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

MEDIA CONTACTS: Brian Grabowski Argonne National Laboratory bgrabowski@anl.gov 630-252-1232 Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory betheakl@ornl.gov 865-576-8039

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced allocations of …
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OLCF to Trial Long-Awaited Fujitsu Processors in Arm-Based Test Bed System
3 weeks ago

OLCF to Trial Long-Awaited Fujitsu Processors in Arm-Based Test Bed System

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has upgraded its Arm-based test system, Wombat, equipping it with the HPE Apollo 80 system that uses the same processor architecture found in …
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Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize
3 weeks ago

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

By  •  3 weeks 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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OLCF Launches New User Portal, myOLCF
3 weeks ago

OLCF Launches New User Portal, myOLCF

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Technology

In the past, users of the supercomputing resources at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) have accessed information about their computing projects through a static portal that provides metrics …
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The Greenest Option: Finding New Homes for Old Machines
1 month ago

The Greenest Option: Finding New Homes for Old Machines

By  •  1 month ago  •  Technology

As head of the High-Performance Computing (HPC) Infrastructure Operations Group in the National Center for Computational Science (NCCS) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), …
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Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures
1 month ago

Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures

By  •  1 month 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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In a Groundbreaking Move, Summit Joins Forces with BlazingSQL to Speed up Data Query Processing on Supercomputers
1 month ago

In a Groundbreaking Move, Summit Joins Forces with BlazingSQL to Speed up Data Query Processing on Supercomputers

By  •  1 month ago  •  Technology

Computational scientists at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) are using the power of NVIDIA GPU computing and BlazingSQL, a new engine for GPU-accelerated queries using the SQL language, …
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The Impact of Exascale Computing on Modeling and Simulation with Big Data and AI
2 months ago

The Impact of Exascale Computing on Modeling and Simulation with Big Data and AI

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility will be home to one of the nation’s first exascale systems, Frontier, which will help guide researchers to new discoveries at exascale—exceeding a quintillion, …
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Imagine the World of Exascale with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and AMD
2 months ago

Imagine the World of Exascale with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and AMD

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This week marks the second annual Exascale Day celebration, an event that highlights the need for and potential benefits of Exascale Computing.  Exascale Day gives the high-performance computing (HPC) industry …
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