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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Summit Study Fathoms Troubled Waters of Ocean Turbulence
1 year ago

Summit Study Fathoms Troubled Waters of Ocean Turbulence

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Simulations performed on the Summit supercomputer at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory revealed new insights into the role of turbulence in mixing fluids and could open new …
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Visionary Report Unveils Ambitious Roadmap to Harness the Power of AI in Scientific Discovery
1 year ago

Visionary Report Unveils Ambitious Roadmap to Harness the Power of AI in Scientific Discovery

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured

Innovations in artificial intelligence are rapidly shaping our world, from virtual assistants and chatbots to self-driving cars and automated manufacturing. Seizing on the potential of AI to transform science, the nation’s leading …
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LLNL’s Diachin Takes Helm of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project
1 year ago

LLNL’s Diachin Takes Helm of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

By Jeremy Thomas, LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Lori Diachin will take over as director of the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project on June 1, guiding the successful, multi-institutional high-performance computing …
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Grid Modeling Tool Successfully Launches on World’s Fastest Supercomputer
1 year ago

Grid Modeling Tool Successfully Launches on World’s Fastest Supercomputer

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

by Elsie Puig-Santana, PNNL

Exascale Grid Optimization (ExaGO), a power grid simulation and optimization platform developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), is the first of its kind to run on Oak …
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The NCCS’s Operational Orchestrator
1 year ago

The NCCS’s Operational Orchestrator

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

At the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), Ashley Barker enjoys one of the least complicated–sounding job titles at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National …
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The OLCF’s Matt Sieger Selected to Lead OLCF-6
1 year ago

The OLCF’s Matt Sieger Selected to Lead OLCF-6

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, People

by Rachel McDowell

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) Matt Sieger has been named the project director for the OLCF-6 effort. This next OLCF undertaking will plan …
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Predicting the Future of Fission Power
1 year ago

Predicting the Future of Fission Power

By  •  1 year ago  •  Industry, Science, Technology

As renewable sources of energy such as wind and sun power are being increasingly added to the country’s electrical grid, old-fashioned nuclear energy is also being primed for …
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Early Frontier users seize exascale advantage, grapple with grand scientific challenges
1 year ago

Early Frontier users seize exascale advantage, grapple with grand scientific challenges

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

With the world’s first exascale supercomputing system now open to full user operations, research teams are harnessing Frontier’s power and speed to tackle some of the most challenging problems in …
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Learning with the flow
1 year ago

Learning with the flow

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The bigger the swirl, the bigger the problem — and the bigger the computing power needed to solve it.

Computational fluid dynamics researchers have spent decades studying how liquids and …
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Putting Quantum Circuits to the Test
1 year ago

Putting Quantum Circuits to the Test

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Researchers used Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Quantum Computing User Program, or QCUP, to perform the first independent comparison test of leading quantum computers.

The study surveyed 24 quantum processors and …
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Best of 2023
1 year ago

Best of 2023

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

Paul Abston, leader of the HPC Infrastructure Operations Group of the National Center for Computational Sciences and manager of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s data center, has been named …
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Simulating a More Detailed Universe with Frontier
1 year ago

Simulating a More Detailed Universe with Frontier

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

A trio of new and improved cosmological simulation codes was unveiled in a series of presentations at the annual April Meeting of the American Physical Society in Minneapolis, …
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NREL, GE Research Team Find Critical Adjustments To Improve Wind Turbine Design
1 year ago

NREL, GE Research Team Find Critical Adjustments To Improve Wind Turbine Design

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

By Brooke Van Zandt, NREL Originally posted by NREL: NREL, GE Research Team Find Critical Adjustments To Improve Wind Turbine Design

 

Low-level jet streams, also known as low-level jets (LLJs), …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2024 to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities
1 year ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2024 to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory, betheakl@ornl.gov Beth Cerny Argonne National Laboratory, bcerny@anl.gov

 

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and …
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Forging a File System
1 year ago

Forging a File System

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, People, Science

Imagine solving the greatest scientific question of the era but having no way to save your answer.

No need to fear, thanks to Dustin Leverman and his team. Leverman leads …
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UTK-ORNL Course is Teaching Next Generation of Data Center Designers
1 year ago

UTK-ORNL Course is Teaching Next Generation of Data Center Designers

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

What do you learn in a supercomputing data center course that has almost nothing to do with supercomputers? If you take the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s (UTK’s) Data Center Design …
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