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News and Highlights from the OLCF

OLCF Staff to Win Big at Awards Night

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

The OLCF’s James Hack and Ashley Barker will be honored at ORNL’s annual Awards Night in November.
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The Future of Computing and Data Integration

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Supercomputing experts from around the world used a recent meeting in the Tennessee Smokies to grapple with the challenges of “big data.”
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Titan Propels GE Wind Turbine Research into New Territory
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Titan Propels GE Wind Turbine Research into New Territory

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

General Electric Global Research is using the hybrid CPU/GPU Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer managed by the OLCF to simulate hundreds of millions of water molecules freezing in slow motion.

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Slick science: modeling surfaces to cast off ice
11 years ago

Slick science: modeling surfaces to cast off ice

By  •  11 years ago  •  Industry

Researchers at the GE Global Research Center are modeling freezing water to develop ice-shedding wind turbine blades using Titan.
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ADIOS Code Sprint: A Race for New Technologies
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ADIOS Code Sprint: A Race for New Technologies

By  •  11 years ago  •  Technology

Nearly two dozen software tool developers gathered recently at ORNL to boost the integration of the award-winning ADIOS into their technologies.
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ForWarn Researchers Get EVEREST-Sized Look at Woodland Disturbances

By  •  11 years ago  •  Technology

EVEREST has provided researchers with the Forest Service Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center and their partners a unique view of maps used for detecting and tracking unexpected forest changes and disturbances.
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Ice-Repellant Materials One Step Closer
11 years ago

Ice-Repellant Materials One Step Closer

By  •  11 years ago  •  Industry

Scientists at GE Global Research are using the multi-petaflop Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to study the way that ice forms as water droplets come in contact with cold surfaces.
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OLCF Web Developer Receives Professional Honor

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

OLCF web developer Brian Gajus was recently honored by the graphic design community.
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OLCF Continues Education Leadership with Summer Students
11 years ago

OLCF Continues Education Leadership with Summer Students

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Nearly 25 student interns from middle school to graduate school got the opportunity this summer to work with OLCF staff and boost their computing skills.
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Users Defeat ‘Data Deluge’ at OLCF’s First Large Data Sets Workshop
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Users Defeat ‘Data Deluge’ at OLCF’s First Large Data Sets Workshop

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

With big science, comes big data. Large-scale simulations that drive molecular dynamics, climate, plasma physics, and other research on Titan generate enormous data sets.
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Titan’s New Build Attracts Magnetic Systems Research Impossible Until Now

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

ORNL researcher is simulating the magnetic direction and strength—known as the “magnetic moment”— of nickel atoms on one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers for science research, Titan.
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Big Rig Redesign Still Going Strong
11 years ago

Big Rig Redesign Still Going Strong

By  •  11 years ago  •  Industry

Supercomputing simulations at Oak Ridge National Laboratory enabled SmartTruck Systems engineers to develop the UnderTray System.
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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility User Update: SmartTruck Systems
11 years ago

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility User Update: SmartTruck Systems

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

Startup zooms to success improving fuel efficiency of long-haul trucks by more than 10 percent
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Titan Sheds Light on Unknowns in Organic Photovoltaic Research
11 years ago

Titan Sheds Light on Unknowns in Organic Photovoltaic Research

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

Simulations of unrivaled accuracy reveal most efficient configurations of solar cell molecules
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IEEE Computing in Science & Engineering Special Issue on Leadership Computing Announced

By  •  11 years ago  •  People

Facility directors at Argonne and Oak Ridge national laboratories named guest editors.
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