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September 8, 2022

OLCF researchers win R&D 100 award

A team that includes researchers from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility recently received an R&D 100 Award for their work on Flash-X, a multiphysics simulation software package with applications that include modeling the collapse and explosion of a massive star core, better known as a supernova. Flash-X was developed…
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November 17, 2021

OLCF’s Bing Xie Receives Early Career Award

Bing Xie, a high-performance computing systems engineer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, has received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society’s Early Career Researchers Award for excellence in high-performance computing, or HPC. The award recognizes outstanding, influential and potentially long-lasting HPC contributions. Xie received her PhD…
December 3, 2018

Summit Facility Design Team Snags Tennessee Energy Award

The project team for the design and construction of the Summit supercomputing facility at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) received the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (TCCI’s) 2018 Energy Excellence Award. Operations Manager Stephen McNally of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computer Facility (OLCF),…
August 7, 2018

ALCC Program Awards 14 Projects a Combined 729.5 Million Core Hours at the OLCF

Every year, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) provides scientists with time on world-class computational resources across the country through the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC). The ALCC program grants 1-year awards to energy-related research efforts with an emphasis on high-risk, high-reward simulations…
August 9, 2017

ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources

Past ALCC project recipients have contributed to scientific discovery in the studies of energy efficiency, physics, materials science, and computer science. Each year, projects at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)—a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)—are…
October 18, 2016

OLCF User Support Specialist Receives YWCA Award Nomination

Each fall the YWCA in Knoxville, Tennessee, holds its annual Tribute to Women gala to recognize women in the community who have demonstrated the values of the organization: encouraging diversity, advocating for racial justice, and empowering women. This year Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) User Support Specialist Suzanne Parete-Koon was chosen as a…