Posts tagged with "Computation"

Spack, a Lab-developed 'app store for supercomputers,' becoming standard-bearer

Sep. 18, 2018 -  
Spack, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory-developed open source package manager optimized for high performance computing (HPC), is making waves throughout the HPC community, including internationally, as evidenced by a recent tour of European HPC facilities by the tool’s developers. Despite...

DOE funds LLNL project aimed at improving energy efficiency in buildings

Sep. 10, 2018 -  
The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) recently awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers with $3 million for a three-year project aimed at using building energy more efficiently to...

Manufacturing program calls for proposals focused on challenges in steel, aluminum

Aug. 29, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) has issued a special High Performance Computing for Manufacturing ( HPC4Mfg ) call for proposals for projects aimed at addressing key challenges in U.S. steel and aluminum manufacturing. The solicitation officially opened on Aug. 23. Funding of up to...

Four Lawrence Livermore scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

Aug. 22, 2018 -  
Four Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) researchers have been named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff (DMTS) for their extraordinary scientific and technical contributions to the Laboratory and its missions, as acknowledged by their professional peers and the larger community...

Researchers developing deep learning system to advance nuclear nonproliferation analysis

Aug. 21, 2018 -  
Artificial neural networks are all around us, deeply embedded in routine functions on the internet. They help online merchants make personalized shopping recommendations, enable social media sites to recognize faces in photos and assist email programs in filtering out spam. Neural networks also...

DOE funds a fifth round of projects pairing manufacturing, high performance computing

Aug. 15, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL) , which manages the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing ( HPC4Mfg ) Program to use supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing, today announced the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $3.8 million for 13 industry projects under...

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...