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HPE Wins $35M HPC DR Deal with Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology

Aug. 11, 2022 — Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology has purchased a high performance computing system from HPE in a three-year deal for US$35 million. The new system, intended to improve the resilience of Australia’s weather forecasting supercomputing capability, will augment a Cray XC50 supercomputer installed at the BOM in 2016, according to a story in […]

SDSC’s Peter Rose Wins COVID-19 NIH/NICHD Award

Aug. 9, 2022 — Peter Rose, director of the Structural Bioinformatics Laboratory at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego, was recently presented with a team award from the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) noting his work in the COVID-19 Common Data Elements Working Groups. Specifically, Rose has been […]

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DOE Picks Los Alamos Lab for $9.25M Nuclear Energy Research HPC Project

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to lead a $9.25 million, five-year collaborative project in nuclear energy research through the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) program. SciDAC brings together researchers in science and energy with those in software development, applied mathematics, and computer science […]

TSMC Reports 50% Y0Y Revenue Increase

HSINCHU, Taiwan – Aug. 10, 2022 – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC: NYSE: TSM) today announced its net revenue for July 2022: On a consolidated basis, revenue for July 2022 was approximately NT$186.76 billion, an increase of 6.2 percent from June 2022 and an increase of 49.9 percent from July 2021. Revenue for January through […]

RMACC Names Poster Winner at HPC Symposium

BOULDER, CO – Haniye Kashgarani, a graduate student at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, has been named the winner of the annual student poster competition at the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) High Performance Computing Symposium. This was the RMACC’s 12th annual HPC Symposium and the 10th annual Student Poster Competition held in conjunction with […]

Argonne’s Polaris Supercomputer Deployed for Scientific Research

Argonne National Laboratory announced that the Polaris supercomputer, a 44-petaflops HPE system powered by AMD CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs, is now open to the research community. Researchers can apply for computing time through the ALCF’s Director’s Discretionary allocation program. Details on the system can be found here. The system, housed at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility […]

Travis Humble Named Director of Quantum Science Center at ORNL

Travis Humble has been named director of the Quantum Science Center headquartered at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The QSC is a multi-institutional partnership spanning industry, academia and government institutions and is tasked with investigating the potential of quantum materials, sensors and algorithms. Humble was named deputy director in 2020, when DOE […]

DOE Announces Recipients of $8.3M for High Energy Density Plasmas Research

Aug. 8, 2022 — Today, the Department of Energy’s Office of Science (SC) and DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced the recipients of $8.3 million for 20 research projects in High-Energy Density Laboratory Plasmas (HEDLP). The list of projects can be found on the FES homepage under the heading “What’s New.” The projects were selected […]

Registration Open for 2022 International HPC User Forums in October

ST PAUL, Minn., August 9, 2022 — HPC-AI industry analyst firm Hyperion Research  announced that registration is now open for two International HPC User Forums in October. The first event, hosted by CEA and TERATEC will be held in Paris on Monday and Tuesday, October 3-4, 2022 at the Cercle National des Armées | CNA Paris. […]