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Jun 26, 2019

U.S. Department of Energy Renews Midwest Integrated Center for Computational Materials

Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that, over the next four years, it will invest $32 million to accelerate the design of new materials through use of high-performance computing.

Jun 25, 2019

Practice makes perfect

Argonne National Laboratory

ALCF researcher contributes to an effort that combined cutting-edge modeling with 300-year-old statistical analysis technique to enhance material properties.

Jun 24, 2019

Fusion’s path to practicality

ASCR Discovery

TAE Technologies is using ALCF supercomputers to help accelerate their goal of achieving a commercially viable fusion energy source.

Jun 17, 2019

What’s new in HPC research: Brain mapping, earthquakes, energy efficiency & more


HPCwire highlights newly published research in the high-performance computing community and related domains. This includes a paper detailing how Argonne and University of Chicago researchers used the ALCF's Theta supercomputer to advance brain mapping efforts by...

Jun 13, 2019

Nation’s first exascale-capable supercomputer advances clean fusion research

R&D Magazine

As part of the ALCF’s Aurora Early Science Program, William Tang of Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is leading a project that will use deep learning and artificial intelligence methods to advance predictive capabilities for fusion energy research in the exascale era.

Jun 13, 2019

High-fidelity multiphysics simulations to improve nuclear reactor safety and economics

DOE Office of Science

Argonne researchers are using ALCF computing resources to develop high-fidelity modeling capabilities that can improve the economics and safety of advanced fast reactor designs.

Jun 12, 2019

Energy Department to invest $32 million in computer design of materials

U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that it will invest $32 million over the next four years to accelerate the design of new materials through use of supercomputers, including the ALCF's Theta system.

Jun 12, 2019

Aurora supercomputer to empower advanced chemistry research

Technology Networks

Argonne's David Bross currently leads a project supported by the Aurora Early Science Program (ESP), an ALCF program designed to prepare critical applications and tools for the architecture and scale of the new system before deployment. His team will use pre-production time on the exascale...

Jun 10, 2019

Computer simulation shows astrophysical particle acceleration

U.S. Department of Energy

Using Mira, researchers are carrying out simulations to advance our understanding of energy exchange between particles and electric/magnetic fields in plasmas, like those found at the heart of our sun.

Jun 7, 2019

Scientists determined the geometry of two isotopes of boron

Tech Explorist

By combining experimental work and calculations performed on Mira, scientists have successfully determined the nuclear geometry of two isotopes of boron.