Posts tagged with "Computation"

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory dedicates new supercomputer facility

June 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...
For article List of top supercomputers dominated by China

List of top supercomputers dominated by China

June 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...
For article Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Meet two computer scientists

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

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

March 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...
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National Academies tap LLNL scientist for panel

March 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...

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

March 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...

Shaving time to test antidotes for nerve agents

March 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...

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...