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OLCF News

News and Highlights from the OLCF

Supercomputing Award of 4.7 Billion Hours to Accelerate Discovery, Innovation

By  •  11 years ago  •  Science

The DOE’s Leadership Computing Facilities have awarded a combined 4.7 billion supercomputing core hours to 61 science and engineering projects with high potential for accelerating discovery and innovation through its INCITE program.
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ORNL Debuts Titan Supercomputer

By  •  11 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL has launched a new era of scientific supercomputing with Titan, a system capable of 20 petaflops, by employing a family of processors, called graphics processing units (GPUs), first created for computer gaming.
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Supercomputing Director and National Council Recommend Climate Modeling Advances

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

ORNL’s James Hack was a member of a 15 person committee that recommended ways to advance climate modeling over the next two years.
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Big Computing Cures Big Pharma

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

Researchers from ORNL and the University of Tennessee are using OLCF supercomputers to help cut time and risk in new drug development.
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Smoky Mountain Conference Gathers Global HPC Experts

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

High-performance computing (HPC) experts from across the world gathered in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, September 5-7 to discuss the current state of supercomputing and the upcoming transition from petascale to exascale computing.
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Educating Future Generations in Supercomputing Basics

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

The OLCF recently wrapped up its eight-week crash course in supercomputing for interns and employees at ORNL.
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Final Upgrade Underway

By  •  12 years ago  •  Technology

Jaguar metamorphosis to Titan enters last phase as NVIDIA GPUs are installed
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ORNL’s Titan Sprinting to the Finish

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

On August 14, Bronson Messer addressed the Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee—on how to be ready for “first light” on Titan.
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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility Summer Programs Educate Next Generation

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

The OLCF hosted a number of activities to this end this summer, including internships for college students and the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute for high school students.
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ORNL Experts Work to Manage Big Data from Climate Science

By  •  12 years ago  •  Science

HPCwire sat down with Galen Shipman to discuss strategies for coping with the “3 Vs”—variety, velocity, and volume—of the big data that climate science generates.
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Jack Wells Challenges Graduate Students to Make Supercomputing a Political Priority

By  •  12 years ago  •  People

Future computational scientists charged with solving important problems for the nation

Tomorrow’s computational scientists need to stay relevant as well as do vital research, says OLCF Director of Science Jack …
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Ramgen Simulates Shock Waves, Makes Shock Waves Across Energy Spectrum
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Ramgen Simulates Shock Waves, Makes Shock Waves Across Energy Spectrum

By  •  12 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
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Wells Takes OLCF Message to Industry

By  •  12 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  •  12 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  •  12 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  •  12 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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