Oak Ridge Lab: Researchers Use AI for Autonomous Discovery and Optimization of Materials

Researchers are developing ways to accelerate discovery by combining automated experiments, artificial intelligence and high-performance computing. A novel tool developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that leverages those technologies has demonstrated that AI can influence materials synthesis and conduct associated experiments without human supervision. This autonomous materials synthesis tool uses pulsed laser deposition, or PLD, to deposit […]

Viridien Joins with Ranch Computing on Digital Media

Paris | Jun 11, 2024 — Viridien, formerly CGG, has announced a high-performance computing (HPC) agreement with Ranch Computing, a French rendering farm based in Paris, to pursue innovation in the digital media industry. Viridien will provide customized HPC cloud infrastructure and expertise to Ranch Computing, tailored to the demanding compute requirements of visual effects, animation and […]

Quantum: OTI Lumionics Selects Nord Quantique to Test Materials Science Applications

TORONTO and SHERBROOKE, Quebec (June 11, 2024) – OTI Lumionics, developer of advanced materials for consumer electronics, and Nord Quantique, a quantum computing company with advanced error correction, today announce a partnership to work on electronic structure calculations, vibronic spectra and ab initio molecular dynamics (AIMD) using quantum simulations. The objective of this testing is […]

@HPCpodcast: A Deep Dive into the Stanford AI Index Report

For an analysis of the state of AI, the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI produces an annual AI Index that breaks down the industry into key thematic areas. In this Lenovo-sponsored episode of the @HPCpodcast, Shahin and Doug are joined by HAI ….

Quantum: Q-CTRL’s Black Opal Wins 2024 EdTech Breakthrough Award

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2024 — Q-CTRL, a developer of quantum infrastructure software, today announced it is the winner of the Digital Courseware Solution of the Year Award by EdTech Breakthrough for its quantum computing workforce development educational platform, Black Opal for Enterprise. Q-CTRL said that within the EdTech industry, Black Opal for Enterprise offers […]

Synopsys Announces PCIe 7.0 IP for HPC-AI Chip Design

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 10, 2024 — Synopsys (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced what it said is the industry’s first PCIe 7.0 IP solution consisting of controller, IDE security module, PHY, and verification IP. The company said the offering will enable chip makers to address demanding bandwidth and latency requirements for transferring massive amounts of data for compute-intensive AI […]

HPC News Bytes 20240610: Clinical Trials for HPC-Discovered Drug, New Liquid Cooling Technique, CHIPS Act Update, Low Memory-Low Power AI

Good June morning! It’s been an interesting week in HPC-AI, here’s a quick (6:53) review of the latest news and trends: Clinical trials for cancer fighting drug discovered ….

Taking Liquid Cooling to Next Level: Sandia Researchers Say Direct Immersion May Cut Power Use by 70%

…. by directly submergining electrical circuits and components in fluid that does not conduct electricity, Sandia National Laboratories researchers are taking liquid cooling to another level …. 

Livermore Lab and BridgeBio Announce Human Trials for HPC-Discovered Cancer Drug

In what Lawrence Livermore National Lab said is “a substantial milestone for supercomputing-aided drug design,” LLNL and BridgeBio Oncology Therapeutics  today announced clinical trials have begun for ….

D-Wave Extends Agreement with Aramco Europe to Explore Quantum-Powered Optimization of Geophysical Problems

PALO ALTO, Calif. – June 6, 2024 – D-Wave Quantum Inc. (NYSE: QBTS) announced today that it has extended its agreement with energy company Aramco to manage geophysical optimization problems through quantum technologies. Aramco Research Center in Delft, the Netherlands, is focused on developing advanced computing technologies to help address global energy challenges. For the […]