Preparing for exascale: Argonne’s Aurora supercomputer to drive brain map construction News science As part of the Aurora Early Science Program, Nicola Ferrier of Argonne National Laboratory is leading a project that will use exascale computing power to help advance efforts to develop a brain connectome. ALCF researchers develop benchmarking tool to improve efficiency of deep learning applications News science A research team from ALCF and IIT was recognized with a best paper award at CCGrid2021 for their work to develop the DLIO benchmark suite for scientific deep learning applications. Margaret Butler Fellowship: Applications Due Nov. 1 Opportunity We are now seeking outstanding postdoctoral candidates for the ALCF's Margaret Butler Fellowship in Computational Science. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2021. ALCF’s new Polaris testbed supercomputer to help pave the way to exascale Announcement The new system will help accelerate efforts to prepare applications and workloads for Aurora. Argonne collaboration brings computational tools to the forefront of COVID-19 research Science Using Argonne's ThetaGPU and Cerebras CS-1 systems, researchers coupled simulation and AI approaches to study how two proteins in the SARS-CoV-2 viral genome interact. Get Ready for Aurora Aurora Argonne’s upcoming exascale supercomputer, Aurora, will leverage several technological innovations to support cutting-edge machine learning and data science workloads alongside more traditional modeling and simulation runs.