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DOE Announces $10M for Novel Algorithms for Understanding Energy Systems and Processes

April 19, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $10 million for basic research in the design, development, and scalability of randomized algorithms for scientific computing. The funding opportunity announcement, sponsored by the Advanced Scientific Computing Research program within the Department’s Office of Science, can be found here. “Randomized algorithms are accelerating the time to […]

Former DARPA Program Manager Dr. Al Emondi Named NTT Head of Partner Strategy

Sunnyvale, Calif. – April 19, 2022 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced it has named Dr. Al Emondi head of partner strategy. An organizational and technology leader, Dr. Emondi joined NTT Research last month on a contract basis as part of its leadership advisory team, with responsibilities that include growth and research partner opportunities, […]

DOE’s ASCR: $20M for Extreme-Scale Science Research

April 18, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $20 million in basic research to explore potentially high-impact approaches in extreme-scale science and scientific computing. The Funding Opportunity Announcement, sponsored by the Advanced Scientific Computing Research program within the Department’s Office of Science, can be found here. “Disruptive technology changes, due to advances in high-end computing […]

DOE Announces $26M for Data Management and Scientific Data Visualization Research

April 15, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $26 million for research to advance scientific data management and visualization. Foundational research in data management will address challenges stemming from the increasingly massive data sets produced by scientific experiments and supercomputers. Innovative and intuitive data visualization approaches will support scientific discovery, decision-making, and […]

DOE: $40M Funding Opportunity for Mathematical Multifaceted Capability Centers

April 15, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $40 million for fundamental mathematics research on problems of interest to the DOE that require the integration of multiple mathematical topic areas. The Mathematical Multifaceted Integrated Capability Centers (MMICCs) supported by this funding opportunity will enable five-year, multi-institutional collaborations for cross-cutting mathematics. Collaborative applications […]

@HPCpodcast: What’s New in HPC-class Storage and a New Feature: Top of the News

Join us for this episode – episode 20, be it noted – of the @HPCpodcast. It includes a new segment, Top of The News, offering a look at the top HPC developments of the week. Our discussion features federal funding for PsiQuantum and Global Foundries’ quantum computing research in upstate New York, along with AMD’s proposed acquisition of Pensando and Fujitsu’s new HPC cloud offerings that includes supercomputing technology used in the world’s most powerful HPC system, Fugaku.

ALCF to Hold Polaris HPC Developer Session Online April 27

On Wednesday, April 27, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility will offer an overview of the ALCF’s latest high performance compute system for its user community. Polaris is a HPE Apollo 6500 Gen10+ with Nvidia GPUs and is currently number 12 on the Top500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. The event is scheduled from […]

PSC’s Neocortex HPC Upgrades to Cerebras CS-2 AI Systems

The Neocortex high-performance AI computer at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has been upgraded with two new Cerebras CS-2 systems powered by the second-generation wafer-scale engine (WSE-2) processor. PSC said the WSE-2 doubles the system’s cores and on-chip memory as well as offering a new execution mode designed for extreme-scale deep-learning tasks, including larger model […]

HPC4EI to Release Spring Solicitation Funding Opportunity

April 12, 2022 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Initiative (HPC4EI) announced today it will issue a spring 2022 solicitation in May 2022. More information about this notice of intent are posted on SAM.gov. Selected projects will be awarded up to $300,000 to support computing cycles and work performed by DOE […]

Ohio Supercomputer Center Acquires Dell HPC System

April 12, 2022 — The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will launch Ascend, a Dell Technologies-based high performance computing cluster with  NVIDIA GPUs and AMD EPYC CPUs to support AI, machine learning, , simulation, big data and data analytics in fall 2022. The system is comprised of Dell PowerEdge servers with 48 AMD EPYC CPUs and […]