Posts tagged with "Computing"

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Energy Department, Weill Foundation sign MOU to advance AI for biomedicine, health research

Aug. 27, 2019 -  
At an event held Monday at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Sandy Weill, founder of the Weill Family Foundation , signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to formally initiate a public-private partnership for artificial intelligence (AI),...
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Hackathoners put coding skills to the test

Aug. 22, 2019 -  
College students are used to pulling all-nighters. For Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory summer intern Amar Saini, a recent graduate of the University of California, Merced, LLNL’s Summer Hackathon was a 24-hour, caffeine-fueled marathon of coding, diagramming and problem solving. Although...
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‘Quantum annealer’ shows promise in study

Aug. 21, 2019 -  
An international team of researchers, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) physicist Arjun Gambhir, has developed a new algorithm for solving polynomial systems of equations using a type of quantum computer called a “quantum annealer.” The team systematically examined how this...
For article  DOE/NNSA, Lab announce partnership with Cray to develop NNSA's first exascale supercomputer

DOE/NNSA, Lab announce partnership with Cray to develop NNSA's first exascale supercomputer

Aug. 13, 2019 -  
The Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced the signing of contracts with Cray Inc. to build the NNSA’s first exascale supercomputer, “El Capitan.” El Capitan will have a peak performance of more...
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HPC4Manufacturing project aims at improving thin-film processes used in LED lights

July 18, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers are working with semiconductor chip manufacturer Applied Materials to improve a process for depositing thin-film materials on wafers that are used in high-efficiency LED lights and other products. The Department of Energy’s High Performance...
For article CECOR summer internship prepares students from HBCU for cybersecurity jobs, research

CECOR summer internship prepares students from HBCU for cybersecurity jobs, research

July 15, 2019 -  
A University of the Virgin Islands graduate with a degree in computer science, Angie Estien first heard of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) at a conference in Puerto Rico during her sophomore year. Intrigued by the Lab’s national security mission, she wanted to learn more. Working with...
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HPC4Energy Innovation Program announces first awards for public/private partnerships

July 10, 2019 -  
The High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation program (HPC4EI) today announced the nine public/private projects awarded more than $2 million from the Department of Energy (DOE), with aims of improving energy production, enhancing or developing new material properties and reducing energy...
For article LLNL’s Lassen supercomputer leaps to No. 10 on TOP500 list, Sierra remains No. 2

LLNL’s Lassen supercomputer leaps to No. 10 on TOP500 list, Sierra remains No. 2

June 18, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ’s Lassen joined its companion system Sierra in the top 10 of the TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, announced Monday at the 2019 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC19) in Frankfurt, Germany. Lassen, an unclassified, heterogenous...
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LLNL, foundation seek to set up ALS consortium

June 14, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) and the Livermore Lab Foundation ( LLF ) are exploring the establishment of a consortium that would leverage the Lab’s computing capabilities to identify causal factors for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Under a newly...
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Two-week workshop lets UC Merced students step into shoes of Lab computer scientists

June 12, 2019 -  
University of California Merced student Asmaa Mohamed, who immigrated to the U.S. from Egypt in 2013, recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in developmental biology. She plans on pursuing her Ph.D. through Dartmouth College and is studying immunology in hopes of someday creating novel cancer...