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Sep 17, 2015

Costly crumbling


ASCR Discovery

James Kermode, assistant professor of engineering at the University of Warwick, is leading a study using Mira, an IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer at Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, to simulate the many ways silica crumbles. The long-term goal is to understand fractures thoroughly and then...

Sep 15, 2015

MeV Summer School prepares next-generation nuclear scientists


Argonne National Laboratory

The Modeling, Experimentation and Validation, or MeV, Summer School is an annual 10-day program that provides early-career nuclear engineers with advanced studies in modeling, experimentation and validation of nuclear reactor design. As part of the program, participants toured the Argonne...

Sep 14, 2015

ALCF’s Paul Messina on the Code Optimization Path to Exascale


HPCWire

Having exascale hardware is only the beginning: mathematical models, algorithms, and how they are implemented need to be modified to use the hardware efficiently.

Sep 4, 2015

Extreme-Scale Computing Scholars Share their Experiences


Scientific Computing

Six ATPESC participants reflect on their experience and how it will impact their future.

Sep 3, 2015

ALCF Summer Program Offers Unique Experience


HPCWire

Comprising one half of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Leadership Computing Facility, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) operates a supercomputer 10 to 100 times more powerful than the typical research computing system and puts it to work solving the world’s largest and most...

Sep 1, 2015

Observations on the Evolution of HPC Environments


Scientific Computing

ALCF Director of Science Paul Messina discusses the challenges involved in building and using affordable exascale computers.

Aug 25, 2015

DOE Pushes Boundaries of Computing in Engine Simulations


Product Design & Development

When you're trying to understand the complex inner workings of a virtual engine, with its millions of variables and untold number of uncertainties, the most important horsepower number isn't the one under the hood; it's the one in the computer rack next door.

Researchers at the ...

Aug 24, 2015

Argonne pushing boundaries of computing in engine simulations


Argonne National Laboratory

When you’re trying to understand the complex inner workings of a virtual engine, with its millions of variables and untold number of uncertainties, the most important horsepower number isn’t the one under the hood; it’s the one in the computer rack next door.

Researchers at the U.S....

Aug 6, 2015

Argonne Selects Theta Supercomputer Early Science Projects


insideHPC

Today the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) announced the selection of six projects for its Theta Early Science Program (ESP), a collaborative effort designed to help prepare scientific applications for the architecture and scale of the new supercomputer.

Aug 6, 2015

ALCF Selects Projects for Theta Early Science Program


Scientific Computing

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, has selected six projects for its Theta Early Science Program (ESP), a collaborative effort designed to help prepare scientific applications for the architecture and scale of the new...

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