Posts tagged with "Computation"

Sequoia supercomputer earns Popular Mechanics 2012 Breakthrough Award

Oct. 5, 2012 -  
The Laboratory's Sequoia supercomputer has been selected for a Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics magazine. Sequoia, an IBM BlueGene/Q machine, is ranked No. 1 on the industry-standard TOP500 list of the world's fastest high performance computing systems. Bruce Goodwin, principal associate...

Department of Energy awards $62 million in contracts to accelerate development of 'extreme scale' supercomputers

Aug. 6, 2012 -  
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Under an initiative called FastForward, the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have awarded $62 million in research and development (R&D) contracts to five leading companies in high performance computing to...

A drive to solve problems in all aspects of life earns Banks a presidential early career award

Aug. 6, 2012 -  
Whether the challenge is academic or athletic, Laboratory computational scientist Jeff Banks has always set the bar high. In the end, hurtling down a runway to pole vault to a new height and grappling with a complex computational problem to take simulation to a new level tap the same inner drive...

Lab hosts workshop with research universities to address energy challenges

Aug. 2, 2012 -  
To lay the foundation for stronger collaborations to address national energy problems, the Laboratory recently invited researchers from leading universities to exchange ideas and mathematical approaches for leveraging high performance computing, and to identify areas for cooperative research. "This...

Michel McCoy honored with first NNSA Science and Technology Award

Jul. 19, 2012 -  
Michel McCoy, whose pioneering work in high performance computing established Lawrence Livermore as a world renowned supercomputing center, was honored Thursday with the National Nuclear Security Administration's Science and Technology Award. McCoy received the award for "16 years of dedicated and...

i-GATE students shine at HPCIC

Jul. 13, 2012 -  
Three University of Oklahoma (OU) students who took part in this year's Innovation for Green Advanced Transportation Excellence (i-GATE) Fellowship Program, presented the results of their five-week research project on the potential commercialization of a Lab clean combustion engine technology at a...

Lab to collaborate with NASA Ames Research Center

Jun. 29, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and NASA's Ames Research Center (ARC) in Mountain View, Calif., have agreed to collaborate by sharing technology and resources on technical areas of national interest, including space missions, energy and advanced computing. LLNL director Parney...

IBM, Lawrence Livermore researchers form 'Deep Computing Solutions' collaboration to help boost U.S. industrial competitiveness

Jun. 27, 2012 -  
Researchers at IBM and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced that they are broadening their nearly 20-year collaboration in high performance computing (HPC) by joining forces to work with industrial partners to help boost their competitiveness in the global economy. Under a...

Sequoia is ranked the world's fastest supercomputer

Jun. 18, 2012 -  
The Lab's Sequoia supercomputer is the world's fastest high performance computing system on the international ranking announced earlier today at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Hamburg, Germany. Clocking in at 16.32 sustained petaflops (quadrillion floating point operations per...

NNSA's Sequoia supercomputer ranked as world's fastest

Jun. 18, 2012 -  
Supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Lab passes 16 petaflops WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced that a supercomputer called Sequoia at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) was ranked the world's most powerful computing system...