Posts tagged with "Computation"

DOE HPC4Mfg Program funds 13 new projects to jumpstart clean energy technologies

Aug. 30, 2016 -  
A U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program designed to spur the use of high performance supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing has funded 13 new industry projects for a total of $3.8 million. The High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) Program creates an ecosystem that allows...

RAND and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory combine high performance computing and public policy analysis for demonstration of water resource management

Aug. 25, 2016 -  
Researchers from the RAND Corporation and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have joined forces to combine high-performance computing with innovative public policy analysis to improve planning for particularly complex issues such as such as water resource management. Building on previous...

Energy Department to invest $16 million to accelerate computer design of materials

Aug. 16, 2016 -  
The Department of Energy announced Tuesday that it will invest $16 million over the next four years to accelerate the design of new materials through the use of supercomputers. Two four-year projects will take advantage of superfast computers at DOE national laboratories by developing software to...
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‘Monarch of the Hill’ crowns three days of challenges for aspiring cyber defenders

Jul. 30, 2016 -  
Students in the Cyber Defenders class of 2016 put the breadth of what they’ve learned to the test in what is now called the "Monarch of the Hill" team competition, an intensive three days of real-worldcyber security challenges. “The competition allows students to apply what they’ve learned in...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory chemist named Howes Scholar

Jul. 28, 2016 -  
Lawrence Fellow Aurora Pribram-Jones is one of two recipients of the Howes Scholar award presented by the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) Program at its annual program review. The award, presented Tuesday (July 26), was established to honor Fredrick Anthony...

Livermore, Berkeley labs lead project to increase power grid cybersecurity

Jul. 11, 2016 -  
Cybersecurity experts Jamie Van Randwyk of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sean Peisert of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are leading a new program to develop new data analysis methods to better protect the nation’s power grid. The project, “Threat Detection...
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory dedicates new supercomputer facility

Jun. 29, 2016 -  
Officials from the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and government representatives today dedicated a new supercomputing facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The $9.8 million modular and sustainable facility provides the Laboratory...

List of top supercomputers dominated by China

Jun. 21, 2016 -  
DOE laboratories, including LLNL, home to four of the top 10 most powerful supercomputers The latest Top500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers is dominated by China. The new edition of the list was released Monday at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC16) in Frankfurt,...

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...