Posts tagged with "Computation"


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...

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 --...

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...
data science

Laboratory looks to expand data science pipeline through internship program

Jul. 3, 2017 -  
This summer, college students from all over the country are at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to be mentored by experts in machine learning, deep learning and big data analytics under the newly rechristened Data Science Summer Institute (DSSI) program. Previously known as Data Heroes, the...

National labs, industry partners prepare for new era of computing through Centers of Excellence

Jun. 30, 2017 -  
The Department of Energy’s drive toward the next generation of supercomputers, “exascale” machines capable of more than a quintillion (10 18 ) calculations per second, isn’t simply to boast about having the fastest processing machines on the planet. At Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL...