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Jul 25, 2019

UChicago jumpstarts collaborations with national labs in AI, quantum

UChicago News

The University of Chicago is seeding promising projects with Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in the emerging fields of artificial intelligence and quantum science. The projects will tackle big questions in neuroscience, climate science, cosmological physics...

Jul 25, 2019

Aurora Supercomputer to Assist in the Fight Against Cancer

Technology Networks

As part of an ALCF Early Science Project, Amanda Randles of Duke University is preparing to leverage the power of exascale computing to advance cancer research when the Aurora supercomputer is delivered to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory in 2021.

Jul 24, 2019

Assessing Progress, Considering ECP’s Enduring Legacy, and More

Exascale Computing Project

Exascale Computing Project (ECP) Director Doug Kothe discusses the upcoming arrival of the nation’s first exascale systems and a variety of other topics.

Jul 22, 2019

Supercomputing Complex Materials with QMCPACK


An effort within the US Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) is developing a QMC methods software named QMCPACK to find, predict, and control materials and properties at the quantum level.

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.