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OLCF Readies Users for Summit
2 months ago

OLCF Readies Users for Summit

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

Now that the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has launched its IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer, staff members in the OLCF’s User Assistance and Outreach (UAO) Group are planning robust …
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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
2 months ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the exascale barrier, achieving a peak throughput of 1.88 exaops—faster than any previously reported science application—while analyzing genomic …
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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
6 months ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’
6 months ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

By  •  6 months ago  •  Technology

At the home of America’s most powerful supercomputer, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers often simulate millions or billions of dynamic atoms to study complex problems in science …
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The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions
2 years ago

The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Snow falls in winter and melts in spring, but what drives the phase change in between?

Although melting is a familiar phenomenon encountered in everyday life, playing a part …
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Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus
2 years ago

Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

In November, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) hosted its first 3-day mini GPU Hackathon, an extension of the center’s annual 5-day GPU Hackathon, which began in 2014. The …
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OLCF Dives into Deep Learning
2 years ago

OLCF Dives into Deep Learning

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Though they sprout from the same family tree, scientific computing and artificial intelligence (AI) make up their own distinct branches of computing. Recent advances in an offshoot of AI called …
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X-Stack Projects Use Titan’s GPUs for Demos
2 years ago

X-Stack Projects Use Titan’s GPUs for Demos

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Researchers came together to use Titan’s GPUs for two X-Stack project teams to develop demonstrations for their research prototypes.
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Titan Takes on the Big One
3 years ago

Titan Takes on the Big One

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A team led by Thomas Jordan of the Southern California Earthquake Center, headquartered at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is using the Titan supercomputer to develop physics-based earthquake simulations to better understand earthquake systems, including the potential seismic hazards from known faults and the impact of strong ground motions on urban areas.
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Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell Breakthroughs
3 years ago

Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell Breakthroughs

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A team of researchers from Brown University and ETH Zurich the Universita da Svizzera Italiana and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche is using America’s largest, most powerful supercomputer to help understand and fight diseases affecting some of the body’s smallest building blocks.
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Oak Ridge Computational Scientist Joins Argonne Reps to Discuss Current, Future LCF Resources
3 years ago

Oak Ridge Computational Scientist Joins Argonne Reps to Discuss Current, Future LCF Resources

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Oak Ridge and Argonne Leadership Computing Facility representatives teamed up this summer to expose scientists in the UK to high-performance computing research opportunities in the United States.
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Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors
3 years ago

Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory wanted to better understand the complex interactions that enable superconductivity and needed one of the world’s fastest supercomputers to help them.
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