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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....

Dec 8, 2016

Training a new generation of supercomputer users

SIGHPC Education Blog

ALCF's Marta Garcia discusses how the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) is preparing a new generation of researchers to use supercomputers for computational science and engineering.

Dec 6, 2016

OpenHPC Pedal Put To The Compute Metal

The Next Platform

OpenHPC is the open source software stack aimed at simulation and modeling workloads that was spearheaded by Intel a year ago. It is expected to emerge first on the “Aurora” supercomputer that Intel is building with Cray for Argonne National Laboratory for delivery in 2018.

Dec 6, 2016

Lighting up Aurora


This article is the first in a series that goes behind the scenes to explore the making of the forthcoming Aurora supercomputer. We’ll share what we learned in interviews with more than a dozen Intel technologists, plus insights from individuals at Cray and the DOE’s Argonne Leadership Computing...

Nov 21, 2016

DOE awards 6 billion core hours for HPC research

Scientific Computing World
Nov 21, 2016

Argonne researchers study how reflectivity of biofuel crops impacts climate

Argonne National Laboratory
Nov 16, 2016

Supercomputers’ Pit Crews

DOE Office of Science

Like the world's best pit crews, groups of highly trained scientists make sure everything works together at the supercomputers available through the Department of Energy's Office of Science. Like their NASCAR counterparts, these crews get the best possible performance from the custom-built...

Nov 16, 2016

QMC simulations reveal magnetic properties of titanium oxide material

By running computationally intensive quantum Monte Carlo simulations at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, researchers have demonstrated the ability to accurately calculate the magnetic properties of a titanium...

Nov 15, 2016

INCITE Program Awards 5.78 Billion Hours to 55 Computational Research Projects


The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 55 projects with high potential for accelerating discovery through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program. These awards allocate the multi-petascale computing resources at Argonne and Oak...

Nov 14, 2016

Cray’s new XC50 supercomputer hits one petaflop of computing in a single cabinet


Cray has announced a new SC40 supercomputer system named Theta will be constructed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne Leadership Computing Facility.