Posts tagged with "Computation"

awards

Graduate students earn awards to work at LLNL

Jun. 21, 2017 -  
Three graduate students have earned Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program awards to perform their doctoral dissertation research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The prestigious award helps cover living expenses and travel for 53 students...
HPC

DOE's HPC for Manufacturing Program seeks industry proposals to advance energy tech

Jun. 12, 2017 -  
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program , designed to spur the use of national lab supercomputing resources and expertise to advance innovation in energy efficient manufacturing, is seeking a new round of proposals from industry to compete for $3...
lights

HPC4Mfg project aims to reduce costs and time of manufacturing next-gen LED lights

Jun. 8, 2017 -  
Next-generation light-emitting diode (LED) lamps, similar to the lasers used in Blu-Ray players, can emit brighter, whiter light than conventional LEDs, but they’ve yet to replace them on a large scale because the gallium nitride (GaN) substrate they are built on is expensive and difficult to make...

DOE HPC4Mfg Program funds 13 new projects to improve energy technologies through HPC

May. 8, 2017 -  
A U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program designed to spur the use of high performance supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing is funding 13 new industry projects for a total of $3.9 million. The High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) Program unites the world-class computing...
grid

Lab joins efforts to upgrade the nation’s grid

May. 1, 2017 -  
As society moves toward an increasingly connected world, keeping the nation’s electrical grid reliable and safe from hackers and other potential security threats has perhaps never been more crucial. To address this challenge, in November 2014 the Department of Energy (DOE) established the Grid...
Woodward

International math society honors Woodward

Apr. 14, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory mathematician Carol Woodward became the first Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) employee named as a fellow by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), recognizing her for her work in developing mathematical algorithms and software...
book

Lab employees author X-ray imaging book

Mar. 28, 2017 -  
After three current and former Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) employees and a university professor found a need, they started down the long road to meet it. When the LLNL trio -- physicist Harry Martz, retired engineer Clint Logan and retired computer scientist Dan Schneberk -- and a...
EPD

Lab researchers develop unique model to customize common industrial process

Feb. 17, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have published a precise computer model of a deposition process using electrically charged particles that will provide scientists and engineers with unprecedented insights into the method. The process of electrophoretic deposition (EPD) uses...
exomoons

Kepler, don’t give up on the hunt for exomoons

Feb. 13, 2017 -  
The Kepler spacecraft has been prolific in its search for planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets, discovering thousands since its launch in 2009. But the hunt for moons orbiting these exoplanets, or exomoons, is vastly more challenging. While no exomoons have been found to date, a...
Bruce Hendrickson

Sandia’s Hendrickson to lead LLNL Computation

Feb. 6, 2017 -  
Bruce Hendrickson has been selected as Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s associate director for Computation . The announcement was made by Laboratory Director Bill Goldstein following a nationwide search. Hendrickson will assume his associate director responsibilities in late March. He will...