Posts tagged with "Computation"

phobos

How this Martian moon became the ‘Death Star’

Oct. 12, 2016 -  
Mars’ largest moon, Phobos, has captured public imagination and been shrouded in mystery for decades. But numerical simulations recently conducted at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have shed some light on the enigmatic satellite. The dominant feature on the surface of Phobos (22-...
For article Laboratory and Norwegian researchers collaborate to improve cancer screening

Laboratory and Norwegian researchers collaborate to improve cancer screening

Oct. 5, 2016 -  
Laboratory computer scientists and Norwegian researchers are collaborating to apply high performance computing (HPC) to the analysis of medical data to improve screening for cervical cancer. The convergence of high performance computing, big data and life science is enabling the development of...
sequencing

National labs' researchers join effort to develop applications under Exascale Computing Project

Sept. 9, 2016 -  
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) on Wednesday announced its first round of funding with the selection of 15 application development proposals for full funding and seven proposals for seed funding, representing teams from 45 research and academic organizations,...
hpc

DOE's HPC for manufacturing seeks industry proposals to advance energy technology

Sept. 8, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. – 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...
For article DOE HPC4Mfg Program funds 13 new projects to jumpstart clean energy technologies

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

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

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...
cyber defenders

‘Monarch of the Hill’ crowns three days of challenges for aspiring cyber defenders

July 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...
howes

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory chemist named Howes Scholar

July 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...
grid

Livermore, Berkeley labs lead project to increase power grid cybersecurity

July 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...