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News and Highlights from the OLCF

New Director of Science Named at the OLCF

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) hasannounced that Jack Wells will take over as the organization’s new Director of Science effective July 1, 2011.
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DOE Recognizes OLCF Outstanding Mentors

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

The Department of Energy (DOE) recently awarded OLCF staff members James Rogers and Bobby Whitten with Outstanding Mentor Awards.
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OLCF Experts Teach and Learn at Cray User Group

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Members of the OLCF staff joined high-performance computing professionals from around the U.S. for the 2011 Cray User Group (CUG) meeting held in Fairbanks, AK, May 23-26.
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Packing the ions

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

Discovery boosts supercapacitor energy storage

Flat is in the eye of the beholder.

When you’re talking about nanomaterials, however, that eye is pretty much useless unless it’s looking through an …
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Researchers Pinpoint How Copper Folds Protein into Precursors of Parkinson’s Plaques

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

Calculations on the Jaguar supercomputer reveal metal binding likely to misfold alpha-synuclein

Aided by the Jaguar supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), researchers at North Carolina State University have …
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Designing a Smart Truck with the Power of Jaguar: A Case Study
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Designing a Smart Truck with the Power of Jaguar: A Case Study

By  •  11 years ago  •  Industry

Jaguar helps allow BMI to complete the modeling phase of the Smart Truck project approximately ten times faster than otherwise possible.
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Rig on a roll
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Rig on a roll

By  •  11 years ago  •  Industry

Computer modelling is being used to improve the airflow around big trucks and reduce their fuel consumption.
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ORNL Helps Organize First SciDAC Software Workshop
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ORNL Helps Organize First SciDAC Software Workshop

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Independent software developers are introduced to SciDAC tools and applications to aid in the transition to multicore systems
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The Curious Case of Germanium-72

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

There’s a lot we don’t know about the atomic nucleus, even though it was discovered a century ago this year.
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Chemistry and Materials Simulations Speed Clean Energy Production and Storage

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

Chemistry and materials science simulations made possible through Robert Harrison’s INCITE project have generated 70 scientific publications since 2008.
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2012 INCITE Call for Proposals

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

On April 13, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that proposals are now being accepted for the Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program, which supports …
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Venerable Early Jaguar System Retires

By  •  11 years ago  •  Technology

Once the second most powerful supercomputer in the world, the Cray XT4 Jaguar was decommissioned March 8.
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Spring Training Workshop Arms Users with Supercomputing Skills

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

The four-day event, the 2011 OLCF Spring Training, had courses for novices and supercomputing veterans alike.
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Jaguar Users Benefiting from ALCC Computing Hours for Energy-Mission Research

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

Through the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC), allocations were awarded to five projects with an emphasis on high-risk, high-impact research related to DOE’s energy mission. They are already providing insight into important efforts such as advancing the clean-energy agenda and understanding the Earth’s climate.
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BMI Uses Jaguar to Overhaul Long-Haul Trucks

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

BMI Corporation is combining their aerospace and race care design expertise with the power of the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer to create a new, long haul “SmartTruck” that will increase fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.
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OLCF, Partners Release eSiMon Dashboard Simulation Tool

By  •  11 years ago  •  Technology

The Electronic Simulation Monitoring (eSiMon) Dashboard version 1.0 was recently released to the public, allowing scientists to monitor and analyze their simulations in real-time.
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