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  • Volume rendering from a 3D core-collapse supernova simulation

Supercomputing Award of 5.78 Billion Hours to 55 Computational Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 55 projects with high potential for accelerating discovery through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program. These awards allocate the multi-petascale computing resources at Argonne and Oak Ridge National Laboratories, two of America’s most powerful supercomputers dedicated to open science.

November 14, 2016
  • Electronic Response to Particle Radiation in Condensed Matter

Exascale Computing Project announces $48 million to establish four exascale co-design centers

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE's) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) today announced that it has selected four co-design centers as part of a 4-year $48 million funding award. The first year is funded at $12 million, and is to be allocated evenly among the four award recipients.

November 11, 2016

ALCF contributes papers, tutorials, and more to SC16

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, will be well represented at SC16 with several staff members contributing to the HPC community’s premier annual conference. This year's event will take place Nov. 13-18 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

November 02, 2016

ALCF selects projects for new data science program

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility, has selected four projects to kick off the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP). The new initiative, targeted at big data problems that require the scale and performance of leadership-class supercomputers, will enable new science and novel usage modalities on these systems.

October 05, 2016
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Two Argonne-led projects among $39.8 million in first-round Exascale Computing Project awards

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) today 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.

September 07, 2016
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Two ALCF staff members recognized by Argonne’s Board of Governors

On August 4, Susan Coghlan and John “Skip” Reddy of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) were recognized for their outstanding achievements at the 2016 University of Chicago, Argonne, LLC Board of Governors’ awards ceremony.

August 09, 2016
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Argonne’s annual HPC training program now underway

The Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), a two-week “boot camp” introducing a group of 65 participants on how to effectively use the world’s most powerful supercomputers, is set to begin on July 31.

This pioneering program, now in its fourth year, aims to educate the next generation of researchers on all aspects of high-performance computing (HPC), including programming techniques, advanced numerical algorithms, and current and emerging computing architectures. 

July 29, 2016
  • Aurora Early Science Program

Aurora Early Science Program: Call for Proposals is now open

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) is now accepting proposals for its Aurora Early Science Program (ESP).

July 06, 2016
  • Design of defect spins in piezoelectric aluminum nitride

ALCC program awards 1.7 billion core-hours to 26 projects at the ALCF

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) has awarded 26 projects a total of 1.7 billion core-hours at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility. The one-year awards began July 1.

July 05, 2016
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ALCF to demonstrate engine modeling capabilities at 2016 VERIFI workshop

The Virtual Engine Research Institute and Fuels Initiative (VERIFI), an Argonne National Laboratory-led program to improve internal combustion engine performance though advanced simulation and experimentation, is holding a two-day workshop this week to showcase current work and to attract new industry partners. The ALCF is a key partner in the VERIFI effort, and will open its doors to attendees for tours and a hands-on demonstration of how supercomputing can be used to quickly run a series of practical engine simulations. 

June 23, 2016