Posts tagged with "Computation"


LLNL mentors inaugural class of 'data heroes'

Aug. 26, 2015 -  
Data Heroes — able to leap stacks of data with a few lines of code — were in residence at Livermore this summer. With access to the Computation Directorate’s faster-than-a-speeding-bullet, more-powerful-than-a-locomotive high-performance computing systems, 20 interns came to Livermore to learn...
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Cyber Defenders 'boot camp' prepares students for mission-critical roles in wake of OPM breach

Aug. 24, 2015 -  
Against the backdrop of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach, the 2015 edition of the Laboratory’s Cyber Defenders internship offers an especially compelling introduction to cybersecurity for students who may soon serve on the front lines of cyberdefense. Now in its sixth year, the Cyber...

Berni Alder: A pioneer of the times

Aug. 5, 2015 -  
Father of molecular dynamics to celebrate 90th birthday, 60th anniversary at the Laboratory Berni Alder was born in Germany, but was a Swiss citizen. In 1932, his family moved to Zurich, just before Hitler came to power. In 1941, when he was 16 years old, he fled Switzerland right before the United...
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Tri-Valley panelists discuss rise of computing

Aug. 4, 2015 -  
Software development is rapidly transforming computing technology to the benefit of society, but the scarcity of “computing talent in the pipeline” impacts the pace of progress, a panel of computing experts concluded Thursday at Casa Real in Pleasanton. The lunchtime discussion, under the title “...

Lawrence Livermore licenses tool to improve government computer network security

Jul. 15, 2015 -  
Government agencies, along with state and local governments, could receive a helping hand from a computer network security tool developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computer scientists and engineers. The LLNL software-based technology, known as the Network Mapping System (NeMS...

Labs, industry form centers of excellence to speed research, strengthen national security

Jul. 13, 2015 -  
IBM, along with NVIDIA and two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories, today announced a pair of Centers of Excellence for supercomputing — one at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the other at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The collaborations are in support of IBM’s...

Lawrence Livermore breaks ground on unclassified supercomputing facility

May. 28, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory broke ground today on a modular and sustainable supercomputing facility that will provide a flexible infrastructure able to accommodate the Laboratory’s growing demand for high performance computing (HPC). The $9.875 million building, located on the Laboratory...