Posts tagged with "HPC Innovation Center"

Gordon Bell reminisces and gets a look at the HPC revolution he helped foment

Apr. 26, 2013 -  
In opening his Director's Distinguished Lecturer Series presentation Wednesday, Gordon Bell joked that when it comes to the security badge requirements for getting on site "nothing has changed since my first visit in 1961." But when it comes to high performance computing at LLNL, much has changed...

Sequoia supercomputer transitions to classified work

Apr. 17, 2013 -  
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced that its Sequoia supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has completed its transition to classified computing in support of the Stockpile Stewardship Program, which helps the United States ensure the safety,...

CES-21 board meets at Lawrence Livermore

Apr. 16, 2013 -  
The California Energy System for the 21st Century (CES-21) Board of Directors convened their latest public meeting at Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC) last Thursday. Following welcoming remarks by Computation Associate Director Dona Crawford and comments by CES-21 Executive Director Steve Larson...

Nine scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

Apr. 4, 2013 -  
Nine Laboratory scientists have joined the ranks of 14 other researchers by being named members of the Lab's Distinguished Members of Technical Staff (DMTS) for their extraordinary scientific and technical contributions to the Laboratory and its missions as acknowledged by their professional peers...

George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship now accepting applications

Apr. 2, 2013 -  
The fellowship named for pioneering Lawrence Livermore computational scientist George Michael is now accepting applications from exceptional PhD students whose research focus is on high-performance computing applications, networking, storage, or large-scale data analysis using the most powerful...

Record simulations conducted on Lawrence Livermore supercomputer

Mar. 19, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have performed record simulations using all 1,572,864 cores of Sequoia, the largest supercomputer in the world. Sequoia, based on IBM BlueGene/Q architecture, is the first machine to exceed one million computational cores...

Lab plays key role in Richard Tapia Diversity in Computing Conference

Feb. 27, 2013 -  
With strong support from Lawrence Livermore, the 2013 edition of the Richard Tapia Diversity in Computing Conference concluded the largest and most diverse meeting of its 12-year history in Washington, D.C. Over the last dozen years, the conference has served as a catalyst for bringing researchers...

HPCwire selects Dona Crawford as one of its 'People to Watch' in 2013

Jan. 29, 2013 -  
HPCwire, a leading news and information portal for the HPC technologies, has named Computation Associate Director Dona Crawford as one of its "People to Watch" in 2013. The annual list "pays tribute to an exemplary group of the best and brightest minds of HPC, whose hard work, dedication and...

Lawrence Livermore scientist to discuss how simulation of human heart on supercomputer could improve healthcare

Nov. 28, 2012 -  
WHAT: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will present its groundbreaking supercomputer simulation capability to realistically and rapidly model a beating human heart to better understand fatal disease. Developed in collaboration with IBM on one of the world's fastest supercomputers at Lawrence...

The rapid evolution of supercomputing displayed at SC12

Nov. 16, 2012 -  
If the annual supercomputing (SC) conference proves anything, it is that high performance computing technology changes with stunning speed. But then, the purpose of SC is to galvanize the forces that bring about that change. SC12, held in Salt Lake City, was no exception. Sequoia, the 16.3...