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Meet the NCCS and OLCF Director: Arjun Shankar
2 months ago

Meet the NCCS and OLCF Director: Arjun Shankar

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People

World-leading supercomputers, like those built and deployed at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, are astonishing feats of computational and infrastructural engineering. But behind the …
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Breaking Benchmarks: Frontier Supercomputer Sets New Standard in Molecular Simulation
2 months ago

Breaking Benchmarks: Frontier Supercomputer Sets New Standard in Molecular Simulation

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

When scientists pushed the world’s fastest supercomputer to its limits, they found those limits stretched beyond even their biggest expectations.

The Frontier supercomputer at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge …
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Fungal ‘bouncers’ patrol plant-microbe relationship
6 months ago

Fungal ‘bouncers’ patrol plant-microbe relationship

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

By Stephanie Seay, ORNL

A new computational framework created by Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers is accelerating their understanding of who’s in, who’s out, who’s hot and who’s not in …
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The NCCS’s Operational Orchestrator
1 year ago

The NCCS’s Operational Orchestrator

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

At the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), Ashley Barker enjoys one of the least complicated–sounding job titles at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National …
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Learning with the flow
1 year ago

Learning with the flow

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The bigger the swirl, the bigger the problem — and the bigger the computing power needed to solve it.

Computational fluid dynamics researchers have spent decades studying how liquids and …
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Putting Quantum Circuits to the Test
1 year ago

Putting Quantum Circuits to the Test

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Researchers used Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Quantum Computing User Program, or QCUP, to perform the first independent comparison test of leading quantum computers.

The study surveyed 24 quantum processors and …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2024 to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities
1 year ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2024 to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Katie Bethea Oak Ridge National Laboratory, betheakl@ornl.gov Beth Cerny Argonne National Laboratory, bcerny@anl.gov

 

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and …
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Pushing the new Frontier
2 years ago

Pushing the new Frontier

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Science

The numbers are in, Frontier ranks No. 1, and the researchers of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s National Center for Computational Sciences are finally breathing a few sighs of relief.

Teams …
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Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines
2 years ago

Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Gas-fired turbines keep electric generators humming around the world, from power plants and factories to hospitals and universities. But the combustion process that fuels these engines comes with a billion-dollar-a-year …
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From Summit to the Stars
2 years ago

From Summit to the Stars

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) wrapped up its 2021 hackathon with teams from around the globe working on projects that spanned the cosmos.

Ten teams with a total of …
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Firing Up Quantum Fidelity
3 years ago

Firing Up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers used the Quantum Computing User Program (QCUP) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to achieve major improvements in quantum fidelity, a potential step …
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Thinking outside the Black Box
3 years ago

Thinking outside the Black Box

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A study led by scientists at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) plumbs the depths of deep learning and could connect the digital synapses toward …
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ORNL’s Supercomputer Utility Squad
3 years ago

ORNL’s Supercomputer Utility Squad

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

With more than 1,000 researchers around the world using the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) IBM AC922 Summit this year to pursue some of the biggest mysteries in science, …
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Former National Center for Computational Sciences Director James Hack Retires from 40-Year Computing Career
4 years ago

Former National Center for Computational Sciences Director James Hack Retires from 40-Year Computing Career

By  •  4 years ago  •  Featured, People

Delivering scientific breakthroughs on the world’s most powerful supercomputers requires leaders with the experience and knowledge of how to run the high-performance computing (HPC) centers that house them. That’s precisely …
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NCCS Summer Interns Completed Successful Season Despite COVID-19
4 years ago

NCCS Summer Interns Completed Successful Season Despite COVID-19

By  •  4 years ago  •  Events, People

Thanks to the efforts of dozens of scientists and support staff, and despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, summer interns in the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) …
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Take a Virtual Tour of ORNL’s Supercomputer Center
4 years ago

Take a Virtual Tour of ORNL’s Supercomputer Center

By  •  4 years ago  •  OLCF History, Technology

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) house some of the world’s fastest high-performance computing resources. Located at the US Department of Energy’s …
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