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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Ramgen Simulates Shock Waves, Makes Shock Waves Across Energy Spectrum
10 years ago

Ramgen Simulates Shock Waves, Makes Shock Waves Across Energy Spectrum

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

Ramgen Power Systems, a Seattle-based energy R&D firm, is developing a novel gas compressor system based on shock-wave technology used in supersonic flight applications by using the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer.
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Wells Takes OLCF Message to Industry
10 years ago

Wells Takes OLCF Message to Industry

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

OLCF Director of Science Jack Wells recently spoke at the United Technologies Engineering Fellows Lecture series at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Connecticut on July 26.
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Astrophysicist Messer Speaks to Next-Generation Computational Scientists About High Performance

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The OLCF’s Bronson Messer spoke to recipients of the Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF) at their annual conference July 26–28 in Arlington, Virginia.
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Experts Converge for Computational Nuclear Physics Town Hall Meeting

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

Nuclear physics experts from around the country gathered July 23–24 in Washington, D.C., to discuss the future of computational nuclear physics.
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ADIOS Middleware Update Sets the Stage for Exascale Computing

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

The newest update to the Adaptable Input/Output System (ADIOS), version 1.4, allows users more time to focus on achieving scientific insight and less on managing data.
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Doctoral Student Wins International Competition for Work on Jaguar

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

Yuan Tian receives first place in prestigious ACM Student Research Competition for Smart I/O software
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Oxygen-23 Loses Its Halo

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

A research team from ORNL, the University of Tennessee, and the University of Oslo in Norway recently performed intense calculations of the oxygen-23 nucleus using ORNL’s Jaguar supercomputer.
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Special Report: Graphics Processing Units Speed Results in Extreme-Scale Supercomputers

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

A special report titled Accelerating Computational Science Symposium 2012 details the benefits of using GPUs for HPC, the findings were presented earlier this year at Accelerating Computational Science Symposium 2012 in Washington, D.C.
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ORNL Management Talks Titan at International Supercomputing Conference

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF lent its expertise to the 2012 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC), which took place June 17–21 in Hamburg, Germany.
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Students Gain Supercomputing Knowledge in Crash Course

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

The OLCF offered summer students, interns, and staff members the annual “Crash Course in Supercomputing,” a workshop held on the ORNL campus June 12 and 13.
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INCITE Manager White Shares American Allocation Approach at European Conference

By  •  10 years ago  •  People

Julia White, manager for the INCITE program, shared her knowledge with the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe PRACE organization in Bologna, Italy, which met June 5–6.
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OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award
10 years ago

OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

GE Global Research, an OLCF industrial partner, was recently named a winner of International Data Corporations (IDCs) HPC Innovation Excellence Award.
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ORNL/UTK Team Maps the Nuclear Landscape

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

An ORNL and University of Tennessee team has used the Department of Energy’s Jaguar supercomputer to calculate the number of isotopes allowed by the laws of physics. The team’s results are presented in the June 28 issue of the journal Nature.
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INCITE/OLCF Team’s Research Earns Prominent Placement

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

A recent cover of Science magazine features a visualization from a long-standing INCITE/OLCF user team’s quest to discover the mechanism behind the explosions of core-collapse supernovas.
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NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference Showcases Newfound Scientific Prowess on Titan

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

An international gathering of researchers, computer scientists, and engineers converged on San Jose, California from May 14–17 to share their experiences using the newest technology in HPC—blistering fast GPUs.
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Jaguar Accelerates Design of GE Turbomachinery
10 years ago

Jaguar Accelerates Design of GE Turbomachinery

By  •  10 years ago  •  Science

GE takes its turbomachinery research and development to the fast lane with the help of Jaguar, one of the fastest computers in the world.
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