Posts tagged with "HPC Innovation Center"

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

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...
For article The rapid evolution of supercomputing displayed at SC12

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...
For article Bug repellent for supercomputers proves effective

Bug repellent for supercomputers proves effective

Nov. 14, 2012 -  
Livermore, Calif. -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have used the Stack Trace Analysis Tool (STAT), a highly scalable, lightweight tool to debug a program running more than one million MPI processes on the IBM Blue Gene/Q (BGQ)-based Sequoia supercomputer. The debugging...
For article Early science runs prepare Lawrence Livermore National Lab's Sequoia for national security missions

Early science runs prepare Lawrence Livermore National Lab's Sequoia for national security missions

Nov. 9, 2012 -  
Sequoia, a world-class IBM BlueGene/Q computer sited at LLNL for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), is exploring a broad range of science to shakeout the machine and fully develop the capabilities the system will require to fulfill its national security missions, starting early...
For article Energy companies see bright future for high performance computing collaborations with the Lab

Energy companies see bright future for high performance computing collaborations with the Lab

Nov. 7, 2012 -  
Whether it is designing a cleaner more efficient combustion engine, analyzing energy use in buildings or improving oil and gas drilling methods, energy companies agree that Lab supercomputers and expertise are showing them ways to "think differently" and accelerate the development of new products...
For article Sequoia earns Popular Mechanics award

Sequoia earns Popular Mechanics award

Oct. 15, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Sequoia supercomputer has received a 2012 Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics magazine. Sequoia, an IBM BlueGene/Q machine, is ranked No. 1 on the industry-standard TOP500 list of the world's fastest high performance computing systems. Bruce Goodwin,...
For article Sequoia supercomputer earns Popular Mechanics 2012 Breakthrough Award

Sequoia supercomputer earns Popular Mechanics 2012 Breakthrough Award

Oct. 5, 2012 -  
The Laboratory's Sequoia supercomputer has been selected for a Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics magazine. Sequoia, an IBM BlueGene/Q machine, is ranked No. 1 on the industry-standard TOP500 list of the world's fastest high performance computing systems. Bruce Goodwin, principal associate...
For article Department of Energy awards $62 million in contracts to accelerate development of 'extreme scale' supercomputers

Department of Energy awards $62 million in contracts to accelerate development of 'extreme scale' supercomputers

Aug. 6, 2012 -  
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Under an initiative called FastForward, the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have awarded $62 million in research and development (R&D) contracts to five leading companies in high performance computing to...
For article A drive to solve problems in all aspects of life earns Banks a presidential early career award

A drive to solve problems in all aspects of life earns Banks a presidential early career award

Aug. 6, 2012 -  
Whether the challenge is academic or athletic, Laboratory computational scientist Jeff Banks has always set the bar high. In the end, hurtling down a runway to pole vault to a new height and grappling with a complex computational problem to take simulation to a new level tap the same inner drive...