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

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

By  •  2 weeks 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
2 weeks ago

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

By  •  2 weeks 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
2 weeks ago

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

By  •  2 weeks 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
2 weeks ago

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

By  •  2 weeks 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
3 weeks ago

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

By  •  3 weeks 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
1 month ago

Summit Uncovers Details of Molecular Ferris Wheels Inside Cell Structures

By  •  1 month 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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‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving
2 months ago

‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

With every new generation of supercomputer that arrives at the nation’s leadership computing facilities also comes an inevitable learning curve as computational scientists get acclimated to unfamiliar systems. Software bugs …
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NASA Team Releases Mars Landing Simulation Data to Encourage New Research into Spacecraft Descent Technologies
2 months ago

NASA Team Releases Mars Landing Simulation Data to Encourage New Research into Spacecraft Descent Technologies

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

Scientists at NASA aim to one day land giant payloads on Mars, but safely descending passengers, flight crew, and other equipment in an atmosphere much thinner than Earth’s poses a …
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Runs on Summit Provided Data for Cray’s New Networking Benchmark
2 months ago

Runs on Summit Provided Data for Cray’s New Networking Benchmark

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

Companies that design the networks that allow compute systems to share information often rely on certain benchmarks to test how well their networks perform.

But the traditional benchmarks that measure …
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Powering Frontier
2 months ago

Powering Frontier

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is poised to deliver Frontier, its first exascale supercomputer, next year. Exascale systems are capable of operating at 1 …
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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility Fosters GCC Compiler Development with Mentor Contract
3 months ago

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility Fosters GCC Compiler Development with Mentor Contract

By  •  3 months ago  •  Technology

The computational scientists who run codes on the massively powerful supercomputers at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) are working on solving some of the world’s most challenging problems. …
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Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future
3 months ago

Reaching New Heights in Weather Forecasting’s Exascale Future

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) IBM AC922 Summit—the nation’s most powerful supercomputer devoted to open science, located at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National …
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Realizing the Dream of Rotating Detonation Engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University of Michigan Collaboration
3 months ago

Realizing the Dream of Rotating Detonation Engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University of Michigan Collaboration

By  •  3 months ago  •  Industry, Technology

Revisiting an engine concept first proposed in the 1950s, researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) are conducting trailblazing research that may finally unlock its potential for ultra-high-efficiency propulsion and …
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Sparks Fly in Marriage of GE’s GENESIS Code and the Summit Supercomputer
4 months ago

Sparks Fly in Marriage of GE’s GENESIS Code and the Summit Supercomputer

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

General Electric (GE)—a company well-known for its contributions to aviation, power, renewable energy, and more—aims to design gas turbine jet engines that are world leading in efficiency, emissions, and durability. …
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ALCC Program Awards Nearly 6 Million Summit Node Hours across 31 Projects
4 months ago

ALCC Program Awards Nearly 6 Million Summit Node Hours across 31 Projects

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Each year, researchers are awarded computing hours at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)—a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge …
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Computational Gene Study Suggests New Pathway for COVID-19 Inflammatory Response
4 months ago

Computational Gene Study Suggests New Pathway for COVID-19 Inflammatory Response

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Analyses of lung fluid cells from COVID-19 patients conducted on the nation’s fastest supercomputer point to gene expression patterns that may explain the runaway symptoms produced by the body’s response …
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