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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joins DOE’s New HPC for Manufacturing Program
2 years ago

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joins DOE’s New HPC for Manufacturing Program

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is collaborating with Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories to lead a new US Department of Energy program designed to fund and foster public-private R&D projects that enhance US competitiveness in clean energy manufacturing.
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Freezing a Droplet to Stop the Ice
3 years ago

Freezing a Droplet to Stop the Ice

By  •  3 years ago  •  Industry

Advances in simulating water molecules in droplets reveal surfaces that may be resistant to ice formation.
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DOE User Facilities Unite at ORNL for Annual Meeting
3 years ago

DOE User Facilities Unite at ORNL for Annual Meeting

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Attendees of the NUFO annual meeting had the opportunity to tour ORNL, attend discussion panels, and participate in breakout groups in which they collaborated on specific topics of interest when the group met in Oak Ridge April 20–23.
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Titan Vaporizes R&D Time and Cost for Liquid Spray Studies
3 years ago

Titan Vaporizes R&D Time and Cost for Liquid Spray Studies

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at UTRC are studying liquid atomization, or the breakup of liquid jets, to increase the efficiency of this process and thereby increase aircraft engine performance.
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Procter & Gamble and Temple University scientists model skin’s makeup
3 years ago

Procter & Gamble and Temple University scientists model skin’s makeup

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

In 2013, researchers at consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble and Temple University began using the Titan supercomputer to better understand the three-dimensional structure of skin’s outermost barrier, the stratum corneum.
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Start-up Firm Taps Titan to Model Flooding Risks Worldwide
3 years ago

Start-up Firm Taps Titan to Model Flooding Risks Worldwide

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

KatRisk, a small California startup, is using Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer, to create an unprecedented product: flood risk maps covering the globe.
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Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research
3 years ago

Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research

By  •  3 years ago  •  Industry, Science

Consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has turned to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and America’s fastest supercomputer to simulate microscopic processes that can threaten product performance and stability.
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OLCF Explores Future of Fossil Fuels
4 years ago

OLCF Explores Future of Fossil Fuels

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology at Rice University hosted its annual Oil and Gas HPC Workshop in Houston, Texas.
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OLCF Displays How Science Works for America at DC Event
4 years ago

OLCF Displays How Science Works for America at DC Event

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Three industry-related visualizations, created at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, were highlighted at the fourth annual National User Facility Organization (NUFO) science expo and reception.

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Ramgen Takes Turbomachine Designs for a Supersonic Spin on Titan
4 years ago

Ramgen Takes Turbomachine Designs for a Supersonic Spin on Titan

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Ramgen Power Systems is using the Titan supercomputer managed by the OLCF to optimize novel designs based on aerospace shock wave compression technology for gas compression systems, such as carbon dioxide compressors.
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OLCF Industry User Named Person to Watch in High-Performance Computing for 2014
4 years ago

OLCF Industry User Named Person to Watch in High-Performance Computing for 2014

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Titan user Masako Yamada of GE Global Research has been named one of HPCwire’s People to Watch 2014.
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Photo of the Week: Cold as Ice — Using Titan to Build More Efficient Wind Turbines
4 years ago

Photo of the Week: Cold as Ice — Using Titan to Build More Efficient Wind Turbines

By  •  4 years ago  •  Industry

Scientists at GE Global Research use Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan, the world’s most powerful supercomputer, to simulate hundreds of water droplets as they freeze, with each droplet containing one million molecules.
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