Posts tagged with "HPC Innovation Center"

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...
For article Lab hosts workshop with research universities to address energy challenges

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...
For article i-GATE students shine at HPCIC

i-GATE students shine at HPCIC

July 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...
For article Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

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

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

June 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...
For article Sequoia is ranked the world's fastest supercomputer

Sequoia is ranked the world's fastest supercomputer

June 18, 2012 -  
The Lab's Sequoia supercomputer is the world's fastest high performance computing system on the international ranking announced earlier today at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Hamburg, Germany. Clocking in at 16.32 sustained petaflops (quadrillion floating point operations per...
For article NNSA's Sequoia supercomputer ranked as world's fastest

NNSA's Sequoia supercomputer ranked as world's fastest

June 18, 2012 -  
Supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Lab passes 16 petaflops WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced that a supercomputer called Sequoia at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) was ranked the world's most powerful computing system...