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Mar 9, 2018

HPCWire's People to Watch 2018


Argonne's Rick Stevens is named to HPCwire's annual list of People to Watch.

Mar 8, 2018

Researchers sew atomic lattices seamlessly together

UChicago News

In a study published March 8 in Science, scientists with the University of Chicago and Cornell University revealed a technique to “sew” two patches of crystals seamlessly together at the atomic level to create atomically-thin fabrics. Simulations on the ALCF's Mira supercomputer...

Mar 5, 2018

Paul Messina Receives 2018 CRA Distinguished Service Award


Argonne's Paul Messina has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the CRA Distinguished Service Award for his significant contributions to the advancement of high performance computing and decades of service to the field.

Feb 28, 2018

Experiments support theory of cosmic magnetic field growth

Physics Today

Simulations on the ALCF’s Mira supercomputer contributed to a study on cosmic magnetic growth recently published in Nature Communications. The paper shows that the turbulent dynamo is a viable mechanism for the observed magnetization of galactic structures and offers an experimental...

Feb 9, 2018

ALCF ESP Calls for Data Science and Machine Learning Proposals for Nation’s First Exascale Computer

R&D Magazine

Setting the stage for breakthrough discoveries with the nation’s first exascale system, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s (ALCF) Early Science Program (ESP) is offering an open call for proposals to scientists and researchers seeking to use Argonne’s most advanced HPC system – Aurora...

Jan 19, 2018

Call for Proposals: Aurora Early Science Program for Deep Learning


The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) is seeking proposals for data and learning projects to help prepare for Aurora, the nation’s first...

Jan 18, 2018

ALCF Now Accepting Proposals for Data Science and Machine Learning Projects for Aurora ESP


The ALCF is now accepting proposals for data science and machine learning projects for its Aurora Early Science Program (ESP). The deadline to apply is April 8, 2018.

Jan 15, 2018

Fighting Cancer with Deep Learning at Scale with the CANDLE Project


In this episode of Let’s Talk Exascale, Mike Bernhardt discusses the CANDLE project for cancer research with Rick Stevens from Argonne National Lab. The CANcer Distributed Learning Environment (CANDLE) is an ECP application development project targeting new computational methods for...

Jan 10, 2018

ANL’s Rick Stevens on CANDLE, ARM, Quantum, and More


Late last year HPCwire caught up with Rick Stevens, associate laboratory director for computing, environment and life sciences at Argonne National Laboratory, for an update on the CANDLE (CANcer Distributed Learning Environment) project on which he is a PI. Stevens also offered thoughts...

Dec 19, 2017

As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies


In November 2015, three colleagues representing the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s three major supercomputing facilities struck up a conversation with a science and technology book publisher about a project to prepare a publication focusing on the future of application...