Plasmas, Fluids, and Billions of Dollars: Examples of Large-Scale Parallel Computing

Event Sponsor: 
Argonne Leadership Computing Facility Seminar
Start Date: 
Mar 11 2008 (All day)
Building/Room: 
Building 221 Conference Room A216
Location: 
Argonne National Laboratory
Speaker(s): 
Timothy Williams
Speaker(s) Title: 
Citadel Investments Group
Host: 

Review of several applications of large-scale parallel computing, with focus on parallelism in the calculations and how it was exploited. From computational science, topics include: particle-in-cell simulation of tokamak plasma microturbulence, groundwater flow contaminant transport, and multimaterial hydrodynamics. From computational finance, the topic is valuation of mortgage-backed securities.

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