Posts tagged with "HPC Innovation Center"

For article Lab biophysicist invents improvement to Monte Carlo technique

Lab biophysicist invents improvement to Monte Carlo technique

Oct. 17, 2011 -  
Jerome P. Nilmeier, a biophysicist working in computational biology, is willing to bet his new research will provide a breakthrough in the use of the Monte Carlo probability code in biological simulations. Working with Gavin E. Crooks at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, David D. L. Minh at Argonne,...
For article Greg Bronevetsky receives Presidential Early Career Award

Greg Bronevetsky receives Presidential Early Career Award

Sept. 27, 2011 -  
The White House announced Monday that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computer scientist Greg Bronevetsky has been named a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for helping advance the state-of-the-art in high performance computing. The...
For article Training tomorrow's cyber security specialists

Training tomorrow's cyber security specialists

Aug. 16, 2011 -  
"Cyber Defenders" may sound like a new super hero movie. But, in reality, Cyber Defenders denotes a unique summer student program that trains a new breed of computer security professionals. Now in its second year at LLNL, the Cyber Defenders program led by Computation's Celeste Matarazzo, a...
For article Gates scholar selected to attend conference

Gates scholar selected to attend conference

Aug. 12, 2011 -  
It's not every day a Lab intern gets to meet a famous billionaire and philanthropist. But, Computation summer student TeAirra Brown recently did just that. Brown was one of five Gates Millennium Scholars selected to attend a reception with scholar program and Microsoft founder Bill Gates following...
For article Lab delegation explores China's supercomputing power

Lab delegation explores China's supercomputing power

Aug. 10, 2011 -  
China's advances in building science and technology infrastructure, especially supercomputing, has been in the news lately. Last week, National Public Radio aired a piece documenting the country's achievements in supercomputing including its six-month reign as the home of the world's fastest...
For article De La Cruz encourages Latina students to take control of their future

De La Cruz encourages Latina students to take control of their future

Aug. 3, 2011 -  
It's a long way from Chihuahua, Mexico, to Livermore, but for Yahel De La Cruz, it has been a rewarding journey -- and one worth sharing. De La Cruz, a software engineer at the Lab, discussed growing up in Mexico, coming to the United States and the challenges she faced and opportunities she found...
For article Miller touts Lab capabilities as resource for economy

Miller touts Lab capabilities as resource for economy

July 28, 2011 -  
Mechanisms to grow a healthier economy, whether for Livermore, the Tri-Valley and greater Bay Area, the state or nation, were discussed during a special Innovation Forum, as part of the Livermore Chamber of Commerce's Summer Luncheon series. Director George Miller served as one of the panelists,...
For article Laboratory signs agreement with China to develop clean energy technology

Laboratory signs agreement with China to develop clean energy technology

July 19, 2011 -  
The Laboratory has signed an agreement with the Clean Energy Research Institute in China to conduct joint research and development of clean energy technologies. The Clean Energy Research Institute was formed by Huaneng Power International Inc., the largest power company in the world. Under the...
For article Sequoia earns top ranking on Green500

Sequoia earns top ranking on Green500

July 1, 2011 -  
IBM's BlueGene/Q, which will be deployed at the Laboratory in 2012 as Sequoia, has earned the title of the world's most efficient supercomputer from the Green500. A prototype of the BlueGene/Q next-generation system was announced Thursday as No. 1 on the Green500 list. Energy efficiency, including...
For article High Performance Computing Innovation Center opened

High Performance Computing Innovation Center opened

June 30, 2011 -  
The first facility in the Livermore Valley Open Campus was dedicated Thursday, in a ceremony hosted by Laboratory Deputy Director Tom Gioconda and attended by Rep. John Garamendi, Rep. Jerry McNerney, Livermore Mayor Marshall Kamena, San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson, Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...