Posts tagged with "HPC Innovation Center"

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Lab hosts workshop with research universities to address energy challenges

Aug. 2, 2012 -  
To lay the foundation for stronger collaborations to address national energy problems, the Laboratory recently invited researchers from leading universities to exchange ideas and mathematical approaches for leveraging high performance computing, and to identify areas for cooperative research. "This...

i-GATE students shine at HPCIC

Jul. 13, 2012 -  
Three University of Oklahoma (OU) students who took part in this year's Innovation for Green Advanced Transportation Excellence (i-GATE) Fellowship Program, presented the results of their five-week research project on the potential commercialization of a Lab clean combustion engine technology at a...

Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

Jun. 29, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and NASA's Ames Research Center (ARC) in Mountain View, Calif., have agreed to collaborate by sharing technology and resources on technical areas of national interest, including space missions, energy and advanced computing. LLNL director Parney...

IBM, Lawrence Livermore researchers form 'Deep Computing Solutions' collaboration to help boost U.S. industrial competitiveness

Jun. 27, 2012 -  
Researchers at IBM and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced that they are broadening their nearly 20-year collaboration in high performance computing (HPC) by joining forces to work with industrial partners to help boost their competitiveness in the global economy. Under a...