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Educating Future Generations in Supercomputing Basics

By  •  6 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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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility Summer Programs Educate Next Generation

By  •  6 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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Jack Wells Challenges Graduate Students to Make Supercomputing a Political Priority

By  •  6 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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Astrophysicist Messer Speaks to Next-Generation Computational Scientists About High Performance

By  •  6 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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Students Gain Supercomputing Knowledge in Crash Course

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

The OLCF offered summer students, interns, and staff members the annual “Crash Course in Supercomputing,” a workshop held on the ORNL campus June 12 and 13.
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Accelerators Workshop Informs Attendees about Innovative Hardware and Methods

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL and the University of Tennessee’s Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (JICS) hosted a workshop, Electronic Structure Calculation Methods on Accelerators, at ORNL February 5-8 to bring together researchers, computational scientists, and industry developers.
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Workshop Prepares HPC Users for Titan

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

ORNL is upgrading its Jaguar supercomputer to become Titan, a Cray XK6 that will be capable of 10 to 20 petaflops by early 2013. To prepare users for impending changes to the computer’s architecture, OLCF staff held a series of workshops January 23 through 27.
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Women in Physics Attendees Tour Oak Ridge National Laboratory

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

Hai Ah Nam, a computational scientist a the OLCF, and Channa Palmer, ORNL university recruiter, led the SCUWP group through tours of ORNL’s historic Graphite Reactor, Spallation Neutron Source, OLCF, and the Everest Powerwall, a 30-foot screen for scientific visualizations.
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ORNL Maintains Major Presence at Annual Supercomputing Conference

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL was once again a major player at high-performance computing’s (HPC’s) premier conference, SC11, which took place in Seattle, WA from November 12-18.
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Titan Summit Shares OLCF and User Expectations

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

The Titan Summit workshop held August 15–17, 2011, covered the evolution to the next level of high-performance computational resources, enabling more groundbreaking research in climate, energy creation and storage, biology, chemistry, astrophysics, and materials.
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Workshop Introduces Chemists to High-Performance Computing

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

The OLCF’s Rebecca Hartman-Baker and Adam Simpson added their expertise recently to a weeklong workshop designed to bring more chemistry faculty and students into the world of high-performance computing.
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Webinar Introduces TITAN to User Community

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

Overview prepares Jaguar users for coming upgrades

Users got a first glimpse of ORNL’s next-generation leadership-class supercomputer at a July 26 webinar.

In a significant step toward exascale computing, the …
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