Posts tagged with "Computation"

undergrads

Undergrad collaborations prime hiring pipeline

May. 26, 2016 -  
Opportunities for students to garner experience from leaders in their fields are few and far between, but Brigham Young University (BYU) and Lawrence Livermore have created one such collaboration. Through a program established this year with the help of Livermore’s Benjy Grover , computer science...

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Meet two computer scientists

May. 18, 2016 -  
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian Pacific American Council (APAC) and the Office of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are spotlighting a few employees of Asian heritage, focusing on educational background, work at...
IT job shadow day

Fourth annual Job Shadow Day sheds light on breadth of LLNL IT activities for local students

Apr. 28, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Office of the Chief Information Officer and Livermore Information Technology (LivIT) hosted 78 students and teachers Wednesday for the fourth annual Information Technology (IT) Job Shadow Day. Students and teachers from Amador, Dougherty, Dublin, Granada,...

Lawrence Livermore and IBM collaborate to build new brain-inspired supercomputer

Mar. 29, 2016 -  
Chip-architecture breakthrough accelerates path to exascale computing; helps computers tackle complex, cognitive tasks such as pattern recognition sensory processing LIVERMORE, Calif. and ARMONK, N. Y. – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced it will receive a first-of-a-kind...
Jonathan Allen

National Academies tap LLNL scientist for panel

Mar. 24, 2016 -  
A Lab bioinformatics scientist has been selected to serve on a U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine panel that will study microbiomes in “built environments.” Jonathan Allen, a researcher in Lawrence Livermore's Global Security Program , has been chosen to be part of the 15...
hpc

DOE HPC4Mfg Program seeks to fund new proposals to jumpstart energy technologies

Mar. 17, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif – A new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program designed to spur the use of high performance supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing is now seeking a second round of proposals from industry to compete for approximately $3 million in new funding. T he High Performance Computing...
membrane

Shaving time to test antidotes for nerve agents

Mar. 1, 2016 -  
A simulation for drug-membrane permeability developed at LLNL increases the development speed for nerve-agent treatments Imagine you wanted to know how much energy it took to bike up a mountain, but couldn’t finish the ride to the peak yourself. So, to get the total energy required, you and a team...
hpc

DOE funds 'HPC for manufacturing' projects

Feb. 17, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and partners announce 10 new industry projects to advance manufacturing using high performance computing under a DOE program Industry projects ranging from improved turbine blades for aircraft engines and reduced heat loss in electronics to waste reduction in...
klein

NASA features LLNL star-formation simulations

Jan. 12, 2016 -  
High performance computing (HPC) simulations exploring star formation by Lawrence Livermore astrophysicist Richard Klein were among select research highlights featured by NASA at the recent supercomputing conference in Austin, Texas. Klein’s “Simulating Star Formation: From Giant Molecular Clouds...
Sequoia supercomputer

Sequoia supercomputer enables Gordon Bell Prize-winning simulation on Earth's mantle

Dec. 3, 2015 -  
The full power of Lawrence Llivermore’s Sequoia supercomputer played a key role in the Earth mantle convection simulation by a University of Texas-led team that won the 2015 Gordon Bell Prize, announced at this year’s Supercomputing Conference (SC15). The team’s peak performance results were...