Posts tagged with "Computation"


New HPC4Mfg solicitation to focus on steelmaking and aluminum production

Jul. 11, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) today announced its intention to issue a special High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program ( HPC4Mfg ) solicitation focused on steelmaking and aluminum production. Up to $1.2 million in federal funds will be available to support as many as...

LLNL applies high-performance computing to improve understanding of traumatic brain injury

Jul. 2, 2018 -  
Since the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq began in 2001, more than 350,000 cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in servicemen and women have been reported to the Department of Defense (DOD). Despite several decades of failed clinical trials, there remains no acute treatment for TBI and few tools to...
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Cyber Defense Challenge for teens slated

Jun. 25, 2018 -  
Middle and high school students who want to burnish their cybersecurity skills -- or learn more about careers in computer science and cybersecurity -- can attend a workshop Wednesday, June 27. The event, a “Cyber Defense Challenge for Teens,” will be offered in two identical sessions, from 10:30 a...

LLNL’s Sierra is third fastest supercomputer

Jun. 25, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s ( LLNL ) next-generation supercomputer, Sierra, is the third-fastest computing system in the world, according to the TOP500 list announced today at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Expected to be fully operational this fall...

Machine learning model predicts phenomenon key to understanding material properties

Jun. 5, 2018 -  
Using machine learning, evolutionary algorithms and other advanced computational techniques, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have successfully modeled how atoms are arranged between the crystals that make up most materials, a development that could impact how future...

Science bowl finalists take on cyber challenge

May. 10, 2018 -  
For the second year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) staff and Cyber Defender students conducted the CyberCraft Cyber Challenge for the middle school finalists at the National Science Bowl ® (NSB). CyberCraft is a “Jeopardy Show-like,” question-and-answer-style Capture the Flag...