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OLCF News

News and Highlights from the OLCF

Preaching pbdR
3 months ago

Preaching pbdR

By  •  3 months ago  •  People

Since bursting onto the scene in the early ’90s, high-performance computing (HPC) has become the most productive method for exploring ambitious problems in science that require substantial computational power. Yet …
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Faces of Summit: Creating a Green Summit
3 months ago

Faces of Summit: Creating a Green Summit

By  •  3 months ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC
3 months ago

DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC

By  •  3 months ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently provided introductory training in high-performance computing (HPC) and access to the facility’s Titan supercomputer to some of the nation’s top doctoral students …
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Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF
4 months ago

Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF

By  •  4 months ago  •  People

Each year, students of all ages and backgrounds intern at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) through opportunities offered by the lab and Oak Ridge …
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Transforming Gas into Fuels with Better Alloys
4 months ago

Transforming Gas into Fuels with Better Alloys

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Technological advances in oil and gas well stimulation over the past decade now allow for the production of natural gas from shale gas trapped in rock formations underground. With the …
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ALCC Program Awards 14 Projects a Combined 729.5 Million Core Hours at the OLCF
4 months ago

ALCC Program Awards 14 Projects a Combined 729.5 Million Core Hours at the OLCF

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Every year, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) provides scientists with time on world-class computational resources across the country through the ASCR Leadership …
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OLCF Welcomes Wombat Test System
4 months ago

OLCF Welcomes Wombat Test System

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

Concocting the next big thing in high-performance computing (HPC) often starts with giving the latest thing a try. In that spirit, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently deployed …
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Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments
5 months ago

Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Along with surgery and chemotherapy, radiation therapy is one of the most widely accepted forms of cancer therapy today. Current radiation beams for cancer treatments employ photons (light particles), positively …
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US Air Force and ORNL Partner in High Performance Computing and Weather Modeling System
5 months ago

US Air Force and ORNL Partner in High Performance Computing and Weather Modeling System

By  •  5 months ago  •  Events

For the US military, accurate weather prediction is vital to both the planning and execution of worldwide missions. To extend its weather modeling capabilities, the US Air Force has joined …
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Introduce Your Daughter to AI Event Sees OLCF Participation
5 months ago

Introduce Your Daughter to AI Event Sees OLCF Participation

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

Last month staff members at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), facilitated a …
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OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts
5 months ago

OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) held an Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) workshop June 26–28 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Using …
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International Teams Optimize Codes at Australia’s First OLCF GPU Hackathon
5 months ago

International Teams Optimize Codes at Australia’s First OLCF GPU Hackathon

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

Six teams from around the world recently convened in Australia for the country’s inaugural OLCF GPU hackathon, organized by the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. Throughout the 5-day event, high-performance computing (HPC) …
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