Posts tagged with "HPC Innovation Center"

Salari earns HPC Innovation Award

Jun. 21, 2011 -  
The Heavy Vehicle Aerodynamic Drag Project, led by Kambiz Salari at LLNL, has been awarded an HPC Innovation Excellence Award for its use of modeling and simulation to find practical ways to reduce aerodynamic drag and improve the fuel efficiency of the tractor trailers ubiquitous on America's...

Laboratory scientists win three Office of Science Early Career Research Program awards

May. 11, 2011 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Three Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have earned $7.5 million in funding through the Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Research Program (ECRP). Early career is defined as principal investigators (PIs) who are within 10 years of receiving a...

Preventing close encounters of the orbiting kind

Apr. 26, 2011 -  
Each day, hundreds of active satellites as well as tens of thousands of pieces of "space junk" -- defunct satellites, bits of booster rockets and lost astronaut tools -- orbit Earth. This space junk became front page news two years ago, when a defunct Russian satellite and a privately owned...

LLNL researchers find way to mitigate traumatic brain injury in study for Joint IED Defeat Organization

Apr. 18, 2011 -  
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have found that soldiers using military helmets one size larger and with thicker pads could reduce the severity of traumatic brain injury (TBI) from blunt and ballistic impacts. Their results came after a one-year study funded by the U.S...

Hydrocarbons in the deep earth

Apr. 14, 2011 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- A new computational study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals how hydrocarbons may be formed from methane in deep Earth at extreme pressures and temperatures. The thermodynamic and kinetic properties of hydrocarbons at high pressures and...

Lab joins HPC leaders in effort to address data storage challenges

Oct. 27, 2010 -  
The Laboratory has joined forces with Cray, Data Direct Networks and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to form a non-profit corporation dedicated to addressing one of the great challenges facing High Performance Computing - data storage and management. Open Scalable File System, Inc. (OpenSFS) will...