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Arthur “Buddy” Bland, World-Leading Supercomputing Project Director, Retires after 40 Years Dedicated to HPC
6 days ago

Arthur “Buddy” Bland, World-Leading Supercomputing Project Director, Retires after 40 Years Dedicated to HPC

By  •  6 days ago  •  Featured, People

“No risk, no reward.” It’s a familiar sentiment in business and entrepreneurial ventures. Risk drives innovation and propels organizations to new heights. It’s certainly familiar to Arthur “Buddy” Bland, former …
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OLCF’s Buddy Bland Earns DOE Secretary of Energy Exceptional Service Award
6 days ago

OLCF’s Buddy Bland Earns DOE Secretary of Energy Exceptional Service Award

By  •  6 days ago  •  People

Arthur “Buddy” Bland of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) was presented the Secretary’s Exceptional Service Award in December for 40 years of exceptional service to the US Department …
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Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation
2 weeks ago

Scientists Use Supercomputers to Study Reliable Fusion Reactor Design, Operation

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Nuclear fusion, the same kind of energy that fuels stars, could one day power our world with abundant, safe, and carbon-free energy. Aided by supercomputers Summit at the US Department …
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Supercomputers Aid Scientists Studying the Smallest Particles in the Universe
1 month ago

Supercomputers Aid Scientists Studying the Smallest Particles in the Universe

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Since the 1930s, scientists have been using particle accelerators to gain insights into the structure of matter and the laws of physics that govern our world. Today, these accelerators are …
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A New Approach for Bigger and Better Earthquake Modeling
1 month ago

A New Approach for Bigger and Better Earthquake Modeling

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

This story was originally written by Aaron Dubrow at the Texas Advanced Computer Center and adapted by Rachel McDowell for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.

A randomly selected …
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Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond
2 months ago

Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond

By  •  2 months ago  •  Events, Technology

This is a joint story by OLCF writers Coury Turczyn and Rachel McDowell.

When University of Michigan (UM) professor of aerospace engineering Venkat Raman and his team of graduate students …
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University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier
2 months ago

University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This article was originally written by Tracey Bryant, Senior Director for Research Communications at the University of Delaware.

What’s it like designing an app for the world’s fastest supercomputer, set to come …
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Scientists Tap the Power of High-Performance Computing in a Bet to Understand Cancer Growth
2 months ago

Scientists Tap the Power of High-Performance Computing in a Bet to Understand Cancer Growth

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A multi-institutional team of scientists is using Summit, America’s fastest supercomputer for open science, to get a better understanding of how certain proteins signal body cells to reproduce uncontrollably, triggering …
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Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF
2 months ago

Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

To analyze and process scientific data, researchers often employ Jupyter notebooks, interactive web documents that host snippets of code written in statistical programming languages such as Python (or R or Julia). …
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Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication
3 months ago

Simulations Reveal Nature’s Design for Error Correction During DNA Replication

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

DNA replication is one of the most important processes in biology, responsible for ensuring that a cell’s genetic material is copied over to new cells efficiently during cell division. But …
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Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer
3 months ago

Distinct ACM Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded to Two Teams Using the Summit Supercomputer

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Today at the 2020 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, or SC20, virtual conference, two deserving teams were awarded two distinguished prizes for research conducted on …
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Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations
4 months ago

Multi-Institutional Team Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Nomination for Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Docking Simulations

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

One of the biggest challenges of drug discovery lies in the fact that scientists must search through an almost infinite space of chemical compounds to find one that might be …
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Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19
4 months ago

Gordon Bell Special Prize Finalist Team Reveals AI Workflow for Molecular Systems in the Era of COVID-19

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Since a team at the University of Texas at Austin and the National Institutes of Health first mapped the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein—the main infection machinery of the virus that causes …
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Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit
4 months ago

Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Every year at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), one deserving team is awarded the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Gordon Bell Prize to …
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Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize
4 months ago

Four Teams Using ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named Finalists in 2020 Gordon Bell Prize

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Since 1987, the Association for Computing Machinery has awarded the annual Gordon Bell Prize to recognize outstanding achievements in high-performance computing (HPC). Presented each year at the International Conference for …
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Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures
4 months ago

Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), a team at the Arizona State University Biodesign Institute has confirmed details of a …
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