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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Nanoelectric Simulation Team Finalists for Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

Researchers from Purdue University, the University of Alabama–Huntsville, and Switzerland’s ETH Zurich are finalists for this year’s coveted ACM Gordon Bell Prize, thanks to a nanoscale simulation of electronic devices performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Jaguar supercomputer.
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‘Colony’ Software Speeds up High-Performance Computing Processes

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

Supercomputing efficiency shows nearly three-fold increase with new scheduling technique
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Researchers Show How Proteins Help DNA Replicate Past a Damaged Site

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Computation and experiment reveal how protein switching provides right tool for the job
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Igniting Innovation and Inspiration

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Office of Science awards almost 1.7 billion supercomputing hours via the INCITE program. Researchers in the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Science are dedicated to passing on those gifts, especially through the Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program.
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Follow ORNL at SC11

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

Once again, the Department of Energy’s premier supercomputing facility will have plenty to offer at SC11 in Seattle, Washington. Drop by the ORNL exhibit to see the latest in scientific visualizations, find out what’s new at the nation’s most powerful computing complex, or hear from a range of experts representing all areas of computational science.
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Conference-Goers Examine Energy Challenges via Petascale Computing

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

More than 100 participants from government, industry, and academia attended the 2011 Computational Sciences and Engineering conference to discuss strategies for optimizing high- performance computing resources used in advanced modeling and simulation of grand challenges in energy.
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Computation Proves Predictive Capabilities of Nuclei through Fluorine-14 Simulation

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Scientists use Oak Ridge and Argonne supercomputers to gain insight into nuclear behavior

As part of its quest to understand fluorine-14, a team led by Iowa State University physicist James …
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Hack and Bland Describe Jaguar’s Transformation into Titan for HPCwire Podcast

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

HPCwire interviewed Buddy Bland (OLCF) and Jim Hack (NCCS) about Titan and GPUs.
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Awards Contract to Cray for ‘Titan’ Supercomputer

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

GPU-accelerated system of at least 10 petaflops to provide exceptional scientific computing

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has awarded a contract to Cray Inc. to increase the …
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The Problem with Cellulosic Ethanol

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Simulation provides a close-up look at the molecule that complicates next-generation biofuels

Lignin is very handy in many ways. In your diet it provides much of the fiber that keeps …
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Simulating Turbulent Combustion Speeds Design of Power and Propulsion Devices

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Supercomputers help optimize engines, turbines, and other technologies for clean energy

Air and fuel mix violently during turbulent combustion. The ferocious mixing needed to ignite fuel and sustain its …
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Titan Summit Shares OLCF and User Expectations

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The Titan Summit workshop held August 15–17, 2011, covered the evolution to the next level of high-performance computational resources, enabling more groundbreaking research in climate, energy creation and storage, biology, chemistry, astrophysics, and materials.
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Workshop Introduces Chemists to High-Performance Computing

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The OLCF’s Rebecca Hartman-Baker and Adam Simpson added their expertise recently to a weeklong workshop designed to bring more chemistry faculty and students into the world of high-performance computing.
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Webinar Introduces TITAN to User Community

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

Overview prepares Jaguar users for coming upgrades

Users got a first glimpse of ORNL’s next-generation leadership-class supercomputer at a July 26 webinar.

In a significant step toward exascale computing, the …
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Industrial HPC Partnerships Program Reaches New Audiences
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Industrial HPC Partnerships Program Reaches New Audiences

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The ORNL Industrial HPC Partnerships Program has fostered collaboration and innovation between government and the private sector for the past 2 years. Recently project director Suzy Tichenor reached out to new audiences as she traveled to Stuttgart, Germany, and Denver, Colorado, to showcase the program’s expansion and achievements.
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Webinar Introduces TITAN to User Community

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

OLCF users got a first glimpse of ORNL’s next-generation leadership-class supercomputer at a July 26 webinar.
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