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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.

Jun 4, 2019

PhD Student Yuliana Zamora Awarded National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship

UChicago CS

Yuliana Zamora, Ph.D. student at UChicago's Department of Computer Science, will work with the ALCF as part of a fellowship from the National Physical Science Consortium.

May 23, 2019

How blazing fast supercomputers help industry and humanity

Built In

What is a supercomputer? We go inside Argonne National Laboratory to find out.

May 23, 2019

Lessons machine-learned

ASCR Discovery

Argonne's Prasanna Balaprakash is leading one of several DOE Early Career Research Program projects that apply machine-learning methods.

May 17, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

U.S. Department of Energy

Since the days of the Manhattan Project, the Energy Department has been a world leader in high performance computing. Today, Energy Department National Labs house five of the ten fastest and most powerful supercomputers in the world. These powerful machines provide scientists and researchers the...