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Teams Gear up for Summit at Fourth Annual GPU Hackathon
6 months ago

Teams Gear up for Summit at Fourth Annual GPU Hackathon

By  •  6 months ago  •  People

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) fourth annual GPU Hackathon, event programmers again successfully adapted their applications for GPU architectures. The 5-day event at the Hilton in Knoxville, Tennessee, …
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Faces of Summit: Making Spaces
7 months ago

Faces of Summit: Making Spaces

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of people working to stand up America’s next top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The next-generation machine …
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OLCF Provides Research Opportunities, HPC Experience for Postdocs
8 months ago

OLCF Provides Research Opportunities, HPC Experience for Postdocs

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is charged with a broad task: to develop and apply computational …
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Summer Internships Offer Students Hands-On Experience, Mentorship
10 months ago

Summer Internships Offer Students Hands-On Experience, Mentorship

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

Since 1946, Oak Ridge Associated Universities and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have partnered to provide internships in subject areas ranging from climate research …
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3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact
10 months ago

3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

Heavy rainfall can cause rivers and drainage systems to overflow or dams to break, leading to flood events that bring damage to property and road systems as well potential loss …
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Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning
11 months ago

Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning

By  •  11 months ago  •  People

One hundred twenty-three Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) users and staff members attended the annual OLCF User Meeting in May to share achievements on Titan, discuss the next big Summit …
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Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys
11 months ago

Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys

By  •  11 months ago  •  Science

High-temperature alloys, often used in power plants and automobile engines, are valued in engineering because they can withstand temperatures that are a high fraction of their melting point. Operating power …
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Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks
1 year ago

Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Deep learning is emerging as a powerful branch of machine learning that uses artificial neural networks to help scientists find connections hidden within big data. But deep learning software packages—such …
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Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit
1 year ago

Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Preparing for a new supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is a little like preparing for the Olympics. About every 2 to 4 years, computational scientists start …
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Building the Bridge to Exascale
1 year ago

Building the Bridge to Exascale

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

Building an exascale computer—a machine that could solve complex science problems at least 50 times faster than today’s leading supercomputers—is a national effort.

To oversee the rapid research and development …
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Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev
1 year ago

Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Since having partnered with IBM, NVIDIA, and Mellanox in 2014, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been forging the path to its next big supercomputer, Summit, which will feature an …
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Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries
1 year ago

Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Ever since Italian physicist Alessandro Volta invented the first battery out of a stack of copper and zinc disks separated by moistened cardboard, scientists have been searching for better battery …
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