Posts tagged with "Computation"

Sierra

Siting Sierra: Lawrence Livermore’s newest and fastest supercomputer is taking shape

Nov. 20, 2017 -  
Work is moving fast and furious in the Livermore Computing Complex at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ), where siting and installation for Sierra, the Lab’s next advanced technology high-performance supercomputer, is kicking into high gear. Trucks began delivering racks and hardware...

HPCwire awards Lab scientists at SC17

Nov. 17, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) researchers won big at the 2017 SuperComputing Conference ( SC17 ) in Denver, taking home two HPCwire Editor’s Choice awards for their work in applying high-performance computing (HPC) to solve complex challenges. The publication honored Lab...
ATOM

Public-private consortium aims to cut preclinical cancer drug discovery from six years to just one

Oct. 27, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, GSK and University of California, San Francisco will combine vast data stores, supercomputing and scientific expertise to reinvent discovery process for cancer medicines. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 27, 2017 -- Scientists...
Girls Who Code

‘Girls Who Code’ workshop introduces students to 3D printing, computer-aided design

Oct. 13, 2017 -  
Granada High School sophomore Sehar Khan wants to be a professional wrestler when she grows up. But if that doesn’t pan out, she has a contingency plan. “Engineering is really fun,” Khan said. “You can be creative and you have the freedom and choice to do what you want, and I like that. I want to...

A quicker, picker upper? Lab researchers eye papermaking improvements through HPC

Oct. 4, 2017 -  
With the naked eye, a roll of paper towels doesn’t seem too complicated. But look closely enough, and you’ll see it’s made up of layers of fibers with thousands of intricate structures and contact points. These fluffy fibers are squeezed together before they are printed in patterns, and this...
grid

LLNL project aims to transform electrical grid resiliency with distributed energy resources

Sep. 28, 2017 -  
In the event of a major earthquake, hurricane or flood, electricity might be lost for days, affecting communications, recovery efforts and people’s lives. Normally, in a large-scale emergency, distributed energy resources (DERs) -- such as the energy produced by solar panels at customers’ homes --...
hpc4materials

Lab leads new effort in materials development

Sep. 19, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) will be part of a multi-lab effort to apply high-performance computing to U.S.-based industry’s discovery, design and development of materials for severe environments under a new initiative announced today by the Department of Energy ( DOE ). The High...
Livermore Lab Foundation

New Livermore Lab Foundation supports scientific advancement through philanthropy

Sep. 19, 2017 -  
The recently launched Livermore Lab Foundation (LLF) represents a new opportunity to support scientific advancement. LLF was formed to generate philanthropic backing of scientific research, technological development and educational outreach activities at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL...

Prestigious honor for Lab computer scientist

Aug. 2, 2017 -  
One of the premier computer science conferences in the world recently recognized Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researcher Edgar A. León and his collaborators Bo Li and Kirk Cameron from Virginia Tech University with the Best Paper award for their modeling work on parallel...
capture the flag

A friendly game of ‘capture the flag,’ cyber style

Jul. 28, 2017 -  
Sporting names like the Indigo Tube Worms, Ultra Violet Sloths and Orange Chicken, teams of student summer interns matched wits against each other and competitors at Los Alamos National Laboratory and San Jose City College in a series of “capture the flag” challenges that tested their knowledge of...