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May 2, 2018

Shake, rattle and code

Researchers from the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) are using ALCF supercomputing resources to advance modeling for the study of earthquake risk and how to reduce it.

Apr 30, 2018

Call for Proposals: ALCF Data Science Program at Argonne


Argonne is now accepting proposals for the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP).

Apr 30, 2018

ALCF Data Science Program seeks proposals

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From April 27 to June 20, 2018, researchers can use the ADSP open call to submit proposals for projects that will employ advanced data science and machine learning techniques to gain insights into very large datasets.

Apr 27, 2018

ALCF Data Science Program Seeks Proposals for Data and Learning Projects


The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, is now accepting proposals for the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP). Launched in 2016, the ADSP is targeted at “big data” science problems that require the scale and performance...

Apr 17, 2018

Argonne using machine learning to optimize designing and manufacturing of new products

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Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory are developing advanced machine learning techniques with high-performance computing (HPC) resources, including ALCF supercomputers, to help organizations reduce design time from months to days and slash development...

Apr 16, 2018

DOE INCITE Program Seeks Advanced Computational Research Proposals


The DOE Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is now seeking proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array of science, engineering and computer science domains.

Apr 16, 2018

INCITE Program Seeks Computational Research Proposals for 2019


From April 16 to June 22, 2018, INCITE’s open call provides an opportunity for researchers to pursue transformational advances in science and technology through large allocations of computer time and supporting resources at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) and the Oak Ridge...

Apr 5, 2018

Computer simulation of boiling phenomena in nuclear reactors

Igor Bolotnov, a professor of nuclear engineering at North Carolina State University, is using ALCF supercomputers to better understand boiling phenomena, bubble formation and two-phase bubbly flow inside nuclear reactors, which rely on water/steam conversion to produce energy.

Mar 28, 2018

ALCF and U Chicago Researchers Advance ‘Lithium Air’ Battery Technology


As reported in Nature – “Lithium-Oxygen Batteries with Long Cycle Life in a Realistic Air Atmosphere” – scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has produced a new design for a beyond-lithium-ion battery cell that...

Mar 26, 2018

Atomic lattice crystal seamlessly sewn together to make atomically thin fabrics


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. The team used Mira to explore the behavior of the materials at the atomic level.