Posts tagged with "Computation"

Lawrence Livermore teams with industry to advance energy technologies using high performance computing

Mar. 19, 2012 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced the selection of six industry projects for the advancement of energy technologies using high performance computing (HPC). Called the "hpc4energy incubator," this pilot program aims to innovate and accelerate the...

Lab co-sponsors North Dakota energy technology symposium

Mar. 5, 2012 -  
Tomas Diaz de la Rubia, the Lab's deputy director for Science and Technology, discussed Monday how high performance computer modeling and simulation can accelerate the development of clean energy technologies in a keynote address at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, N.D. The Laboratory...

New LLNL supercomputer tops Graph 500 benchmark for data-intensive computing

Nov. 17, 2011 -  
The Blue Gene/Q Prototype II, now located at the IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center in New York and soon to be delivered to LLNL as the new Sequoia supercomputer for the Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Program, won first place on the annual Graph 500 list. Blue Gene/Q was able to traverse...

IBM unveils BlueGene/Q at SC11

Nov. 16, 2011 -  
The BlueGene/Q supercomputing system that will be deployed at the Lab as Sequoia was officially unveiled by IBM in a brief ceremony at the start of SC11, the annual supercomputing conference. Kim Cupps, leader of the High Performance Computing (HPC) division, representing the Laboratory, paid...

Lab biophysicist invents improvement to Monte Carlo technique

Oct. 17, 2011 -  
Jerome P. Nilmeier, a biophysicist working in computational biology, is willing to bet his new research will provide a breakthrough in the use of the Monte Carlo probability code in biological simulations. Working with Gavin E. Crooks at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, David D. L. Minh at Argonne,...

Greg Bronevetsky receives Presidential Early Career Award

Sep. 27, 2011 -  
The White House announced Monday that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computer scientist Greg Bronevetsky has been named a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for helping advance the state-of-the-art in high performance computing. The...

Training tomorrow's cyber security specialists

Aug. 16, 2011 -  
"Cyber Defenders" may sound like a new super hero movie. But, in reality, Cyber Defenders denotes a unique summer student program that trains a new breed of computer security professionals. Now in its second year at LLNL, the Cyber Defenders program led by Computation's Celeste Matarazzo, a...

Gates scholar selected to attend conference

Aug. 12, 2011 -  
It's not every day a Lab intern gets to meet a famous billionaire and philanthropist. But, Computation summer student TeAirra Brown recently did just that. Brown was one of five Gates Millennium Scholars selected to attend a reception with scholar program and Microsoft founder Bill Gates following...

Lab delegation explores China's supercomputing power

Aug. 10, 2011 -  
China's advances in building science and technology infrastructure, especially supercomputing, has been in the news lately. Last week, National Public Radio aired a piece documenting the country's achievements in supercomputing including its six-month reign as the home of the world's fastest...

De La Cruz encourages Latina students to take control of their future

Aug. 3, 2011 -  
It's a long way from Chihuahua, Mexico, to Livermore, but for Yahel De La Cruz, it has been a rewarding journey -- and one worth sharing. De La Cruz, a software engineer at the Lab, discussed growing up in Mexico, coming to the United States and the challenges she faced and opportunities she found...