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Jan 31, 2017

Registration open for Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing


Computational scientists now have the opportunity to apply for the upcoming Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), scheduled for July 30 to August 11, 2017 near Chicago, IL.

Jan 30, 2017

Early Science Projects for Aurora Supercomputer Announced


The ALCF has selected 10 computational science and engineering research projects for its Aurora Early Science Program starting this month. Aurora, a massively parallel, manycore Intel-Cray supercomputer, will be ALCF’s next leadership-class computing resource and is expected to arrive in 2018....

Jan 30, 2017

Four Co-design Centers Support Exascale Project


It’s clear co-design is a vital component among activities required to achieve exascale computing. This article summarizes the leadership and early directions of the four co-design centers so far established in support of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project.

Jan 28, 2017

A Look at the CODAR Co-Design Center for Online Data Analysis and Reduction at Exascale


Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are paving the way for the creation of exascale supercomputers. The work is part of Argonne’s collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project.

Jan 27, 2017

People to Watch 2017: Paul Messina


Every year, HPCwire names its annual list of People to Watch to foster a dialogue about our industry and give our readers a personal look at the hard work, dedication, and contributions from some of the best and brightest minds in HPC. Argonne's Paul Messina, who heads DOE's Exascale...

Jan 26, 2017

Experiment resolves mystery about wind flows on Jupiter

UCLA Newsroom

UCLA geophysicist Jonathan Aurnou and collaborators in Marseille, France, have simulated Jupiter’s wind flows in the laboratory for the first time. Their work demonstrates that the winds likely extend thousands of miles below Jupiter’s visible atmosphere. This year, Aurnou and his team will use...

Jan 11, 2017

Programmers Trade Knowledge on Xeon Phi Processor at IXPUG Conference

Scientific Computing

If you want to figure out how to get the most out of a brand new supercomputer, try crowdsourcing. That’s the idea behind the Intel® Xeon Phi™ User's Group (IXPUG), the user group for the new Intel Xeon Phi “manycore” processor that is the heart of the new Theta machine recently installed at the...

Jan 11, 2017

Supercomputers To Provide More Reliable Wind Forecasts


Researchers utilizing ALCF supercomputers are hoping to deliver more precise and accurate wind forecasts in regions with complex terrain in an effort to help utility operators make more accurate predictions of when wind energy will be available on the grid.

Dec 9, 2016

U.S. Bumps Exascale Timeline, Focuses on Novel Architectures for 2021

The Next Platform

As Paul Messina, Argonne National Lab Distinguished Fellow and head of the Exascale Computing Project (ECP) tells The Next Platform, the roadmap to an exascale capable machine is on a seven-year, versus ten-year track, at least in terms of system delivery.

Dec 9, 2016

Enlisting Deep Learning in the War on Cancer


The Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer, supported in part by DOE exascale funding, not only seeks to do good by advancing cancer research and therapy but also to advance deep learning capabilities and infrastructure with an eye towards eventual use on exascale machines....