In the News

Aug 21, 2018

Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material


DOE Office of Science

Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new material that provides near-zero friction. To inform the design of the material, the researchers carried out simulations on the ALCF’s Mira supercomputer to elucidate its behavior at the nanoscale. Using the LAMMPS code, the team’...

Aug 17, 2018

Argonne Leverages HPC and Machine Learning to Accelerate Science


The Next Platform

Researchers from Argonne and Globus are developing a pilot of a lab-wide service that will make it easier to access, share, analyze, and reuse large-scale datasets. The service leverages Globus, which is a research data management platform from the University of Chicago, Argonne’s Petrel system...

Aug 15, 2018

R&D Special Report: Federally Funded Research Labs


National Defense Magazine

In this article, Keith S. Bradley, Director of National Security Programs at Argonne, writes about the lab's hypersonic propulsion research, including...

Aug 14, 2018

Current developments


ASCR Discovery

Researchers from the University of Southern California are using ALCF computing resources to explore electricity-producing layered materials.

Aug 13, 2018

Science Experiments to Knowhere: A Field Trip to Argonne National Lab


WBEZ

Argonne National Laboratory is a massive research facility outside of Chicago that’s run by the U.S. Department of Energy. And this week, Nerdette hosts Tricia Bobeda and Greta Johnsen take you behind the curtain to learn about some of the innovative things happening there, including...

Aug 6, 2018

Low-Mach Simulation of Flow and Heat Transfer in an Internal Combustion Engine


insideHPC

In a video from PASC18, Saumil Patel from Argonne describes his poster: A low-Mach simulation of flow and heat transfer in a motored internal combustion engine using the spectral element method....

Aug 1, 2018

ALCF Highlights Its Contributions to the High-Tech Evolution of Scientific Computing


HPCWire

Realizing the promise of exascale computing, the ALCF is developing the framework by which to harness this immense computing power to an advanced combination of simulation, data analysis, and machine learning. This effort will undoubtedly reframe the way science is conducted, and do so on a...

Aug 1, 2018

Evolving Scientific Computing at Argonne


insideHPC

Realizing the promise of exascale computing, the ALCF is developing the framework by which to harness this immense computing power to an advanced combination of simulation, data analysis, and machine learning. This effort will undoubtedly reframe the way science is conducted, and do so on a...

Jul 30, 2018

ALCC Program Awards 1.5 Billion Hours of Computing Time at ALCF


HPCWire

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) has awarded 20 projects a total of 1.5 billion core-hours at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), located at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory, to pursue challenging, high-risk, high-payoff simulations...

Jul 30, 2018

Speeding CERN LHC Research with HPC Systems and ALCF Workflow Optimizations


R&D Magazine

To help meet the Large Hadron Collider’s growing computing needs, ATLAS is working in conjunction with the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, located at Argonne National Laboratory. ALCF helps accelerate the pace of...

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