Posts tagged with "HPC"


Lab leads new effort in materials development

Sep. 19, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) will be part of a multi-lab effort to apply high-performance computing to U.S.-based industry’s discovery, design and development of materials for severe environments under a new initiative announced today by the Department of Energy ( DOE ). The High...

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...

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

Sep. 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,...

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

Mar. 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...
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Sequoia supercomputer enables Gordon Bell Prize-winning simulation on Earth's mantle

Dec. 3, 2015 -  
The full power of Lawrence Llivermore’s Sequoia supercomputer played a key role in the Earth mantle convection simulation by a University of Texas-led team that won the 2015 Gordon Bell Prize, announced at this year’s Supercomputing Conference (SC15). The team’s peak performance results were...
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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 “...

LLNL researchers garner two contracts for rocket propulsion, space launch vehicle work

Mar. 16, 2015 -  
Two recent contracts worth nearly $1.5 million have brought the Laboratory back into the rocket development business. The last Livermore designed and fabricated rocket vehicle, powered by an LLNL engine, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in 1994. It was conceived and designed by aerospace...

Edgar Leon named IEEE senior member

Jan. 29, 2015 -  
Edgar Leon, a computer scientist in the Livermore Computing (LC) Division, has been elevated to the grade of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) senior member. Only 7 percent of IEEE's approximately 431,000 members hold this prestigious status, which reflects professional...

Energy and cost savings from LLNL data center consolidation earn DOE award

Jan. 20, 2015 -  
The Laboratory effort to conserve energy and reduce costs by consolidating data centers at LLNL has received a Sustainability Award from the U.S. Department of Energy. The program, begun in 2011, using LLNL’s High Performance Computing Strategic Facility Plan as a guide, has so far shutdown 26 data...
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Top 10 science and technology stories of 2014

Dec. 17, 2014 -  
In 2014, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) built on a 62-year tradition of translating basic science into technologies that ensure national security, address pressing real world problems and expand the boundaries of fundamental science. The top stories of the year are a reflection of...