Posts tagged with "HPC Innovation Center"


LLNL’s Sierra is third fastest supercomputer

Jun. 25, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s ( LLNL ) next-generation supercomputer, Sierra, is the third-fastest computing system in the world, according to the TOP500 list announced today at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Expected to be fully operational this fall...

LLNL/U.K. officials ink agreement to collaborate on HPC research, ensure competitiveness

Feb. 14, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) and the United Kingdom’s governing body for scientific research on Monday announced the signing of a new three-year agreement aimed at improving U.S. and U.K. industries through high performance computing, promoting research collaborations and...

DOE announces first awardees for new HPC4Materials for 'Severe Environments'

Jan. 11, 2018 -  
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) today announced the funding of $450,000 for the first two private-public partnerships under a brand-new initiative aimed at discovering, designing and scaling up production of novel materials for severe environments. The projects are the...

DOE announces funding for new HPC4Manufacturing industry projects

Jan. 11, 2018 -  
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) today announced the funding of $1.87 million for seven new industry projects under an ongoing initiative designed to utilize DOE’s high-performance computing (HPC) resources and expertise to advance U.S. manufacturing and clean-...

Siting Sierra: Lawrence Livermore’s newest and fastest supercomputer is taking shape

Nov. 20, 2017 -  
Work is moving fast and furious in the Livermore Computing Complex at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ), where siting and installation for Sierra, the Lab’s next advanced technology high-performance supercomputer, is kicking into high gear. Trucks began delivering racks and hardware...

Lab leads new effort in materials development

Sep. 19, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) will be part of a multi-lab effort to apply high-performance computing to U.S.-based industry’s discovery, design and development of materials for severe environments under a new initiative announced today by the Department of Energy ( DOE ). The High...

DOE's HPC for Manufacturing Program seeks industry proposals to advance energy tech

Jun. 12, 2017 -  
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program , designed to spur the use of national lab supercomputing resources and expertise to advance innovation in energy efficient manufacturing, is seeking a new round of proposals from industry to compete for $3...

HPC4Mfg project aims to reduce costs and time of manufacturing next-gen LED lights

Jun. 8, 2017 -  
Next-generation light-emitting diode (LED) lamps, similar to the lasers used in Blu-Ray players, can emit brighter, whiter light than conventional LEDs, but they’ve yet to replace them on a large scale because the gallium nitride (GaN) substrate they are built on is expensive and difficult to make...
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LLNL team’s code that improves molecular dynamic performance by orders of magnitude among Gordon Bell Prize finalists

Nov. 21, 2016 -  
A Lawrence Livermore team’s dramatically improved first-principles molecular dynamics code that promises to enable new computer simulation applications was one of the finalists for the 2016 Gordon Bell Prize. The team presented its ground breaking project at the 2016 supercomputing conference ( SC1...
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Lawrence Livermore tapped to lead ‘co-design’ center for exascale computing ecosystem

Nov. 11, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) was one of four national labs selected today to lead a "co-design" center by the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) as part of a four-year, $48 million funding award. Each co-design center will receive $3 million annually. See the...