July 28 Deadline for Office of Science Digital Twins RFI

July 12, 2024 — The Digital Twins Fast-Tracking Committee of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) National Coordination Office (NCO) of the National Science Foundation, on behalf of the Office of Science and Technology Policy,  has published a Request for Information on Digital Twins Research and Development, seeking public input for the […]

HPE-Nvidia 6 AI Exaflops Supercomputer to Be Installed at AIST Research Organization in Japan

Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) research organization will integrate thousands of Nvidia H200 Tensor Core GPUs into its HPE-Cray ….

July 22 Deadline for ASCR Call for Papers: Workshop on Neuromorphic Computing for Science

July 10, 2024 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program has announced a Monday July 22 deadline (11:59 pm ET)  for position papers for a workship on neuromorphic computing for science. The workshop website can be found here.  Notification of position acceptance will be issues on Friday, Aug. 2. For […]

Exascale: SUPERLU/STRUMPACK Solvers Get Frontier Upgrade

“Before (the Exascale Computing Project), both packages had very little support for GPUs. We could get some benefit from running on a single GPU, but without updating the code, even 10 GPUs wouldn’t make it run much faster. We had to redesign a lot of algorithms ….”

HPC-AI User Forum to Be Held September 4-5 at Argonne

ST PAUL, Minn., July 9, 2024— The HPC User Forum has opened registration for its upcoming meeting, Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 4-5, at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. Featured speakers at the event: Rick Stevens, Associate Laboratory Director ….

MSBAI Secures DOE ASCR Frontier Aurora HPC Allocation

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2024 — AI company MSBAI has been awarded an allocation on the Department of Energy’s leadership-class supercomputers through the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) program. This grant will accelerate the development of GURU, MSBAI’s autonomous system that designed to reduce modeling and simulation setup time from hours to minutes. The project, titled “Autonomy […]

DOE ASCR July 22 Call for Papers: Workshop on Energy-Efficient Computing for Science

The Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program in the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science is organizing a Workshop on Energy-Efficient Computing for Science (EECS). Key dates: July 22, 2024: Deadline for position paper submission August 2, 2024: Notification of position acceptance September 9-12, 2024: Workshop (greater Washington, DC area) Workshop Website: https://www.orau.gov/2024EECWorkshop Energy […]

HPC News Bytes 20240701: Silicon Photonics Advance, CPU Thread Count War, Quantum Memory Advantage, Microsoft’s Undersea Data Center

A happy Fourth of July week to you! Here we offer a quick (5:56) run through recent HPC-AI news, including: An “important milestone” in silicon photonics, CPU thread count war heats up, quantum vs. classical HPC ….

Quantum vs. Classical HPC: Sandia Labs and Boston Univ. Challenge Conventional Wisdom that Speed Rules Supreme

Theoretical scientists at Sandia National Laboratories and Boston University say they have discovered that quantum computers are unrivaled at solving an advanced math problem. But the big advantage delivered by quantum ….

@HPCpodcast: DOE’s Chalk Talks Lab Supercomputing Budgets, ECP’s Legacy and Women in HPC

The future of supercomputing isn’t what it used to be, and few know that better than Christine Chalk, federal program ….