In the News

Jul 19, 2019

Informing Designs of Safer, More Efficient Aircraft with Exascale Computing


Kenneth Jansen of the University of Colorado Boulder is preparing to use the ALCF's future exascale system, Aurora, to inform the design of safer, more efficient aircraft.

Jul 19, 2019

Robustly Delivering Highly Accurate Computer Simulations of Complex Material

Exascale Computing Project

Argonne researchers are contributing to an effort within DOE's Exascale Computing Project to develop a QMC methods software named QMCPACK aimed at finding, predicting, and controlling materials and properties at the quantum level. The ultimate aim is to achieve an unprecedented and...

Jul 12, 2019

Classifying millions of galaxies – with a little help from citizen science

European Citizen Science Association

Scientists from the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) have used an innovative approach to classifying unlabeled galaxies.

Jul 12, 2019

Predicting Material Properties with Quantum Monte Carlo


Access to the computing systems at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)—U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities—has enabled a team of researchers led by Paul Kent of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)...

Jul 9, 2019

Scientists Leverage HPC and AI to Wrangle the ‘Galaxy Zoo’


Researchers from the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) are using AI and supercomputing to leverage user-generated data from the Galaxy Zoo to accelerate...

Jul 1, 2019

Getting the most bang for your scientific buck

Science Node

Rick Stevens, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment and Life Sciences at Argonne National Laboratory, will deliver the keynote at PEARC19, outlining the AI for Science initiative from Argonne.

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...