Posts tagged with "Computation"

For article Prestigious honor for Lab computer scientist

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

July 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

July 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...
For article National labs, industry partners prepare for new era of computing through Centers of Excellence

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

June 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...
awards

Graduate students earn awards to work at LLNL

June 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

June 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

June 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...
For article DOE HPC4Mfg Program funds 13 new projects to improve energy technologies through HPC

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

April 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...